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Many people would agree that Miami Dolphins offensive lineman Jonathan Martin is a victim of racism. It has been reported that the text messages and voice mails he received from fellow offensive lineman Richie Incognito were threatening and had racial overtones.
But, if there hadn’t been any racial aspects to the messages and voice mails, would the threats and violent attitudes towards Martin still be considered to have a racial bias? In other words, could Martin have been bullied without having been discriminated against for his race?
Those are hard questions to answer definitively, since there is only room to speculate. In fact, just about the whole Richie Incognito/Jonathan Martin/Miami Dolphins debacle involves speculation because getting into the minds of others is impossible.
The situation is a subtle one to analyze. I believe one of the main points missed has to do with how black athletes are perceived.
Up until a few years ago, many black athletes were being turned away from...
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The Jonathan Martin bullying story has been sad, confusing, polarizing and fascinating for sports fans and non-fans alike, who haven't been able to get enough of it -- unless they also happen to be named Jonathan Martin, and are on Twitter.
That's the story of New York Times political writer Jonathan Martin , who has been the target of abuse on Twitter from people confusing...
According to ESPN’s Lisa Salters, Miami Dolphins offensive lineman Jonathan Martin will no longer play this season and is probably done in Miami.
THIS JUST IN: Jonathan Martin likely done for year. Source tells @saltersl that Martin wants to play again but feels he can't in Miami.
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) November 11, 2013
I’m sure Martin won’t have a problem...
SI’s Jim Trotter was on the Amani & Eytan Show and dropped this nugget how the Dolphins players would fine teammates if they were deemed to be soft.
I don’t think this is uncommon in the NFL, but everything is coming to light now.
Jonathan Martin of the Miami Dolphins is embroiled in a nasty bullying, harassment case with his teammate, Richie Incognito.
Jonathan Martin of the New York Times is a tiny figure of a man, who is a political reporter during the day.
The journalist Jonathan Martin is hearing from fake tough guys across the country who don’t realize that he’s not the Jonathan Martin at the center...
In his interview with Jay Glazer on "FOX NFL Sunday," Miami Dolphins guard Richie Incognito responded to claims that he had bullied teammate Jonathan Martin by offering up a new claim of his own that Martin himself had sent threatening messages during their communications over the past few months.
The eighth-year vet then highlighted one text message in particular, stating...
A person familiar with the situation tells The Associated Press that Richie Incognito has filed a grievance against the Miami Dolphins over his suspension. The Dolphins have kept Richie away from the facility after allegations came out saying that Incognito bullied Jonathan Martin. I think Incognito will have a very good case, because as of […]
Miami Dolphins lineman Jonathan Martin has arrived at the office
of the NFL lawyer investigating the team's bullying scandal.
Monday Night Football featured two Florida teams who are struggling this season. The Tampa Bay Bucs faced off against the Miami Dolphins. The Dolphins of course, have been dealing with the fall out over accusations from estranged offensive lineman Jonathan Martin that he was harassed and bullied during his season and a half with the team.
For those who thought fans would turn their...
Tyson Clabo is starting for the Miami Dolphins at right tackle Monday night against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, filling in for Jonathan Martin, one of two offensive linemen who are the central figures in a bullying saga.
Martin, who's listed as inactive, left the team two weeks ago. The NFL is investigating the second-year pro's allegations of daily harassment by teammates...
Well it looks like Richie Incognito is not going down without a fight. He has filed a grievance against the Dolphins for lost wages according to Albert Breer:
Richie Incognito has filed a grievance against the Dolphins for his lost wages, will seek an expedited hearing.
— Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) November 14, 2013
Richie Incognito's base salary for 2013 is $4 million...
Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross has broken his silence on the bullying scandal that has engulfed his team, saying he's appalled by Jonathan Martin's allegations of daily harassment by teammates.
Ross said he plans to meet with Martin on Wednesday at an undisclosed location and that he has been in touch with the tackle by text.
"I look forward to meeting with Jonathan...
Mike Tirico is one of the best in the business. And with another in a long line of terrible Monday Night Football games and the never-ending news cycle surrounding Jonathan Martin and Richie Incognito, this may be the most predictable Freudian slip in the history of broadcasting. Early in the first quarter, a Dolphins offensive lineman was called for a personal foul and Tirico...
Miami Dolphins center Mike Pouncey was flagged for unsportsmanlike conduct in the first quarter of Monday Night’s Dolphins-Buccaneers game in Tampa, but ESPN’s Mike Tirico just assumed the flag was for Richie Incognito because he’s apparently the team bully in Miami. Incognito, as you probably know, is suspended indefinitely amidst the Jonathan Martin hazing saga.
FOX Sports released the rest of Jay Glazer’s one on one interview with Richie Incognito during Monday’s FOX Football Daily Show.
As you can see from the video above, Glazer did in fact ask Incognito anything and everything.
Many people ripped Glazer on Sunday and Monday for not asking about the trip to Vegas that Jonathan Martin was allegedly fined $15,000 for not attending....
In the wake of the story of him allegedly bullying teammate Jonathan Martin and threatening his life, Miami Dolphins' guard Richie Incognito became one of the most sought-after interviews in sports. Fox's Jay Glazer was the guy who got him, landing an exclusive interview with Incognito this week that aired on the network's NFL pregame show Sunday (and later on Fox Sports...