Lansing Ignite Player Suspended After Offensive Remarks
The owner of the Lansing Ignite soccer team confirms one of his players is suspended for making an anti-gay remark on Twitter.
Team owner Tom Dickson said in a statement that player Ricky Lopez-Espin posted offensive remarks on Twitter following last Saturday’s match against the Greenville Triumph.
On Twitter, Lopez-Espin apologized specifically to the L-G-B-T-Q and Greenville, South Carolina communities.
Lopez-Espin also said he has accepted a 4-game ban.
He will also pay a fine.