For Jon Gruden, Former Raiders Coach, Losses Continue to Mount

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers, whom he coached to a Super Bowl win, have removed him from their Ring of Honor, and a shoe company and a popular video game no longer want his endorsement.

The damage to Jon Gruden’s legacy has radiated beyond the loss of his job as coach of the Las Vegas Raiders and the widespread denunciation of comments that were homophobic, misogynistic and racist. The revelation that Gruden denigrated people around the N.F.L. has tarnished long-held relationships, quashed a couple of sponsorship deals, including one with the popular Madden NFL video game, and plunged him into disrepute with the organization he delivered a Super Bowl title.

Gruden has

→ Continue reading at The New York Times Sports

Similar Articles

Advertisment

Most Popular

Black Lives Matter activist, longtime politician face off for Lynnwood City Council seat

A political veteran is taking on a 21-year-old who is new to politics, but hoping to make history. LYNNWOOD, Wash — Two people...

Epic Games Publishing picks up indie studios Eyes Out and Spry Fox

Epic Games Publishing is throwing its full weight behind two more indie studios, and really, they couldn't be more different — which is precisely...

Beatles vs. the Rolling Stones: A History of Their Legendary Rivalry

Thanks to recent remarks by Paul McCartney in the New Yorker, maybe we now can all finally agree that a rivalry between the Beatles...