Muscle and meanness: Incognito hazing comes down to ‘What’s a real man?’

v_NaylorChristian Science Monitor
Adam Naylor, School of Education

What Miami Dolphins offensive tackle Richie Incognito did to fellow offensive lineman Jonathan Martin – use a racial slur, disparage his mother – quickly made him either the most hated hazer in sports or the epitome of a dying breed, the unapologetic man’s man…

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“An outsider might say, well, look at [Incognito’s] track record, he should have been stopped at Ohio State. But that requires a whole system to not value the pseudo-toughness that he displays.”

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