Ex-NFL player Eugene Chung has called the football league’s statement on the review about the alleged racial discrimination he experienced at a job interview “a little misleading.”
Brief conversation: The former coach revealed he only had one brief conversation with the NFL in May during the league’s review of the issue, according to ESPN.
The NFL officially released a statement on Thursday, saying it is unable to confirm the alleged discriminatory statements made towards Eugene Chung during a coaching position interview.
What happened: Chung, 52, a former NFL offensive lineman and assistant line coach for the Philadelphia Eagles, and is of Korean descent, alleged that an interviewer told him he was “not the right minority” they were looking for.
Eugene Chung, a former NFL offensive lineman and assistant coach, was told that he was “not the right minority” — a remark that “emotionally paralyzed” him.
What happened: Chung, who is Korean American, recalled the surprising comment to The Boston Globe.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Carlton Davis has apologized for using an anti-Asian slur in his Tweet from Sunday night.
“Gotta stop letting gooks in Miami,” the now-deleted Tweet read.
Taylor Rapp, the newest member of a small group of Asian Americans to be drafted into the NFL, is aiming to become the Asian American role model he never had growing up.
Fresh from playing three standout seasons at Washington, Rapp was selected by defending NFC champions Los Angeles Rams as the 61st pick in the second round of the NFL draft in April.
The Arizona Cardinals made history on Thursday by selecting Kyler Murray as their first pick in the National Football League draft.
Born to an African American father, Kevin Murray, and mother of Korean American descent, Missy Murray, in Bedford, Texas, the 21-year-old quarterback became the first-ever Asian American No. 1 draft pick in the history of the NFL.
After generating quite a buzz in college football, draft prospect Taylor Rapp is set to become the second Asian American in the NFL this year.
Before he makes his pro-football debut, the 21-year-old Washington Huskies safety received an uplifting message from two-time Super Bowl champion Hines Ward to prepare him for the challenges ahead.
Many anime and football fans alike are probably smiling after witnessing a rather adorable moment when two Cleveland Brown players from the National Football League (NFL) celebrated a touchdown with a fusion dance from the classic series “Dragon Ball Z.”
A series of highly offensive, racist, and homophobic tweets from Lindsey Ok, a sports reporter covering the Baltimore Ravens from the National Football League, have been unearthed by Black Sports Online targeting Asians, Black people, and the LGBT+ community.
Ok made many horrible social media posts, all of which are now deleted, where she mocked people for their race or their sexuality. One of them includes playing on the stereotype about Asian people and driving.
Christian Fauria of Boston’s WEEI has been suspended after doing an incredibly racist impression of NFL agent Don Yee who represents New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo.
The incident occurred during the sports radio network’s “Ordway, Merloni & Fauria” show on Friday when the hosts talked about how a columnist from the Boston Herald got pranked by a guy who pretended to be Yee. The hosts then tasked Fauria to read the fabricated story that the troll sent to the columnist.
Singer and actor Kris Wu, a former member of hugely popular South Korean-Chinese group EXO, was recently tapped to sing for this year’s Super Bowl Live in Minnesota.
Wu, whose performance is scheduled during the 10-day live concerts leading up to the game, was also named Super Bowl LII Ambassador for NFL China by the National Football League.
Celebrity DJ and record producer, Steve Aoki, recently took a knee as a sign of protest against racism with the controversial former NFL San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick.
Both Kaepernick and Aoki shared the photo they took in front of a mural in Tribeca, lower Manhattan New York on their social media account on October 30, according to AsAm News.