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WATCH LIVE: Miami Dolphins to hold press conference amid Richie Incognito suspension

By Arturo Garcia
Monday, November 11, 2013 17:50 EDT
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Richie Incognito (R) of the Miami Dolphins blocks Geno Atkins of the Cincinnati Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium on Oct. 7, 2012 in Cincinnati. [AFP]
 
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Amid the continued debate over whether their workplace environment contributed to bullying, Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross and CEO Tom Garfinkel are scheduled to hold a press conference Monday, just before the team plays the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

The team is currently being investigated over reports that offensive lineman Richie Incognito used racist language and violent threats against teammate Jonathan Martin.

Incognito is currently suspended, but must be either cut from the team or reinstated by Dec. 2 unless the Dolphins determine to issue another suspension against him. In an interview with Fox Sports on Sunday, Incognito said the behavior was part of normal locker room interactions.

“It speaks to the culture of our locker room,” Incognito told interviewer Jay Glazer, who has also reportedly acted as a martial arts trainer for Incognito. “It speaks to the culture of our closeness. It speaks to the culture of our brotherhood.”

Sports Illustrated reported on Monday that Martin, who is currently undergoing therapy in California, might never play for the team again.

Watch the press conference, as aired on NBC, below.

[Image via Agence France-Presse]

Arturo Garcia
Arturo Garcia
Arturo R. García is the managing editor at Racialicious.com. He is based in San Diego, California and has written for both print and broadcast media, including contributions to GlobalComment.com, The Root and Comment Is Free. Follow him on Twitter at @ABoyNamedArt
 
 
 
 
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