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Washington’s NWSL Team Is Investigating a Coach for Emotional and Verbal Abuse

National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) team the Washington Spirit announced Wednesday that it is investigating accusations of “verbal and emotional abuse” by a former coach, Richie Burke, who was suspended from the organization

“We take these allegations very seriously and are undertaking an immediate investigation. Burke has been suspended pending the investigation and is prohibited from contacting players and staff and our facilities,” Spirit owner Steve Baldwin said in statement to The Washington Post. 

“We, as a team, will not tolerate any situation for our players and staff that is less than professional. Our athletes, and all of those who support them, deserve the absolute best.”

Read the source article at The Hill

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