The NFL has suspended Miami Dolphins proprietor Stephen Ross and fined him $1.5 million for tampering with Tom Brady and Sean Payton following a six-month investigation stemming from Brian Flores’ racial discrimination lawsuit towards the league.
The league’s investigation discovered the Dolphins didn’t deliberately lose video games in the course of the 2019 season however the workforce had impermissible communication with Brady and his agent, Don Yee. The league introduced the findings of the investigation on Tuesday.
The Dolphins will forfeit a first-round choice within the 2023 NFL draft and a third-round choice within the 2024 draft. Ross is suspended by Oct. 17. He will not be current on the workforce’s facility and should not characterize the membership at any workforce or NFL occasion. He additionally might not attend any league assembly earlier than the annual assembly in 2023, and he’s faraway from all league committees indefinitely.
Dolphins vice chairman/restricted companion Bruce Beal was fined $500,000 and should not attend any league assembly for the rest of the 12 months.