Dolphins fine and excuse Don Jones from team following critical remarks towards Michael Sam

MIAMI – The Miami Dolphins have fined second-year defensive back Don Jones an undisclosed amount and excused him from the team following critical remarks towards Michael Sam, who recently became the first openly gay athlete drafted by the NFL.


Jones took to Twitter Saturday soon after Sam was drafted and tweeted “OMG” and “horrible.” He later deleted those tweets.


Jones met with the Dolphins’ brass about his comments Sunday before the team ruled on his punishment. He must undergo educational training before he can return to the Dolphins, according to…


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