Raiders Head Coach Jon Gruden Resigns after Racist Comments

FILE – In this Sept. 19, 2021, file photo, Las Vegas Raiders head coach Jon Gruden meets with the media following an NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers in Pittsburgh. Gruden is out as coach of the Raiders after emails he sent before being hired in 2018 contained racist, homophobic and misogynistic comments. A person familiar with the decision said Gruden is stepping down after The New York Times reported that Gruden frequently used misogynistic and homophobic language directed at Commissioner Roger Goodell and others in the NFL. (AP Photo/Don Wright, File)


Las Vegas Raiders Coach Jon Gruden resigns after old emails containing racist and homphobic slurs surfaced.

When the vaunted NFL coach Jon Gruden was confronted with a racist email he had sent in 2011 to insult the head of the players’ union, he said he went too far but didn’t have “a blade of racism” in him.

League officials have found that Gruden, now the former coach of the Las Vegas Raiders, casually and frequently unleashed misogynistic and homophobic language over several years to denigrate people around the game and to mock some of the league’s momentous changes.

KGO hosts Nikki Medoro, Chip Franklin and John Rothmann discuss Gruden’s future. Did he deserve to be canceled because free speech has its price, or was he wrongly forced out?


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Nikki Medoro – Was Jon Gruden canceled for racism/homophobia?

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