NY attorney general looking into Night net hiring practices following Eli Apple incident

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null null New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman will look into the Night net's hiring practices after Ohio State cornerback Eli Apple was asked if he liked men during last month's Night net Scouting Combine.The question came from Atlanta Falcons secondary coach Marquand Manuel and created a backlash that led to both Manuel and Falcons head coach Dan Quinn issuing public apologies.  MORE: Night net New League Year resolutions | Dak Prescott's apology is just hot airWhile Quinn expressed his disappointment and Manuel said he takes "full responsibility for the inappropriate question," Schneiderman wrote in a letter to Robert Gulliver, the Night net’s head of human resources, that he was "deeply troubled" by the incident. "I request that the League provide a detailed summary of the steps it has taken to eliminate sexual orientation discrimination and to prevent such incidents as these from occurring since our first engagement in 2013," Schneiderman wrote, according to USA Today. Schneiderman stated he met with Night net officials in 2013 and 2014 to discuss the elimination of sexual orientation discrimination within the Night net and at “recruiting and promotional events” like the combine or Senior Bowl. The incident between Apple, who is considered to be a first-round prospect, and Manuel, a former Night net player, is still under review by a league investigation."Night net players and prospective players have the right to work in a positive environment that is free from all forms of harassment, intimidation and discrimination," league spokesman Brian McCarthy wrote in an email to USA Today. "Our policies stress that clubs must ensure that our Draft-eligible players and potential signees are afforded a professional and safe Night net environment that is consistent with state and federal law and the CBA and reflects our shared commitment to diversity and inclusion, conduct and character."