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Longtime FBI Agent Joins Miami Dolphins to Oversee Security Following Bully Scandal

Steve Neavling
ticklethewire.com

The Miami Dolphins have hired a longtime FBI agent to oversee security after last year’s bullying scandal.

The USA Today reports that Joe Cicini, a 23-year veteran of the FBI’s Miami division, has the credentials: He provided crisis management training to professional football, baseball and basketball.

The hiring follows a scandal last year in which three offensive lineman relentlessly harassed tackle Jonathan Martin, another offensive lineman and an assistant trainer.

“We are all committed at this organization to providing a productive and respectful work environment, as well as ensuring the safety and security of all of our employees and fans,” Dolphins CEO Tom Garfinkel said in a statement.

Rutgers Student Won’t Be Deported in Anti-Gay Bullying Case

Steve Neavling
ticklethewire.com

Immigration officials won’t try to deport a former Rutgers student whose actions cast a national spotlight on the issue of anti-gay bullying, the Record reports.

The native of India, Dharun Ravi, who is considered a legal permanent resident, could have been deported after his May 15 conviction on charges that he encouraged Twitter followers to watch his unwitting roommate have sex with another man via live-streamed images, according to the Record.

The roommate later killed himself.

Federal government lawyers said Ravi’s actions aren’t sufficient to place him in removal proceedings, the Record reported.

Ravi was sentenced to 30 days in jail.