November 13th, 2013
10:09 AM ET

Dolphins Owner Delays Meeting With Jonathan Martin

Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross will wait until an NFL investigator meets with Jonathan Martin before holding his own meeting, the team said Tuesday.

Ross had announced on Monday that he would fly to an undisclosed location on Wednesday to talk to the offensive lineman about why he left the NFL team last month.

Martin's sudden departure two weeks ago ignited a controversy over locker room hazing, perceived bullying and racial slurs among professional football players.

"We want to get to the bottom of it," Ross told reporters in Miami on Monday. "We want to get to hear what the real facts are. There's been so much said and done to date that I don't think anybody really knows what has happened, because nobody has really spoken with Jonathan Martin directly."

The league and Ted Wells, who was appointed to investigate the controversy, asked Ross and Dolphins' President Tom Garfinkel to wait "until they have the opportunity to meet with him," Garfinkel said in a statement to CNN on Tuesday.

Sports Analyst Greg Anthony and  Political Commentator Ana Navarro  weighed in on the Dolphins players  on "New Day" Wednesday.

Commenting on locker room culture, Anthony said,  "There used to be a time where what happened in the locker room stayed in the locker room. Now, that's forever changed."


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