Jets assistant suspended, fined for tripping Dolphins player

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. - (AP) - The New York Jets assistant coach whotripped a Miami Dolphins player during a game has been suspendedwithout pay for the rest of the season, including the playoffs, andfined an additional $25,000. Sal Alosi, the Jets' strength and conditioning coach, will beginserving his suspension immediately and have no access to the team'spractice facility. General manager Mike Tannenbaum says Monday that Alosi will alsonot be allowed to interact with any players or coaches "as itpertains to his job function." Tannenbaum says the team spoke with the NFL about the incidentthroughout the day, and the league will issue no furtherdiscipline. Alosi said earlier in the day that his "actions wereinexcusable and irresponsible."

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