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Fired Miami Dolphins coach sues NFL, alleging racist hiring

Fired Miami Dolphins coach sues NFL, alleging racist hiring
Posted at 4:11 PM, Feb 01, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-01 23:30:48-05

NEW YORK (AP) — Fired Miami Dolphins coach Brian Flores has sued the NFL and three teams, alleging racist hiring practices by the league even as it publicly condemns racism. The lawsuit seeks class-action status. Flores was fired last month by Miami after leading the Dolphins to a 24-25 record over three years. The Dolphins went 9-8 in their second straight winning season, but failed to make the playoffs during his tenure. In a statement, the NFL called the claims without merit, saying diversity is core to everything it does.