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  1. About Last Night: King James Continues His Reign

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy finally figuring out the trick to seeing the hidden image in those Magic Eye posters, here's what you missed in sports on Tuesday. LeBron James became the first player in NBA history to score 30 points on better than 60 per...

    Blog | February 13, 2013
  2. New York area hockey players promoting tolerance, acceptance

    Katie Strang

    Area NHL players are partnering to promote tolerance and acceptance.

    Story | Conversation | March 08, 2012
  3. Sarah Spain: A wonderful goal: welcoming gay players

    Sarah Spain

    Honoring his late brother, Brendan, Flyers scout Patrick Burke's "You Can Play" project aims to make hockey welcoming for gay players.

    Story | Conversation | March 06, 2012
  4. Wayne Simmonds' alleged gay slur puts NHL in difficult position

    Johnette Howard

    Sports has made encouraging headway in the battle against discrimination of any sort. But one writer is having trouble seeing progress in the NHL's inability to punish Wayne Simmonds.

    Story | Conversation | September 28, 2011
  5. No penalty for Wayne Simmonds of Philadelphia Flyers as NHL lacks...

    Katie Strang

    The NHL chose not to discipline Philadelphia Flyers forward Wayne Simmonds for his alleged homophobic slur because it could not "substantiate" that Simmonds hurled the epithet toward New York Rangers winger Sean Avery.

    Story | Conversation | September 27, 2011
  6. Toronto Maple Leafs' Brian Burke says the league must act if New ...

    Katie Strang

    Toronto Maple Leafs general manager Brian Burke thinks the league needs to take immediate action if allegations that the Flyers' Wayne Simmonds called Rangers forward Sean Avery a homophobic slur are true.

    Story | Conversation | September 27, 2011
  7. New York Rangers' Sean Avery says Wayne Simmonds of Philadelphia ...

    Katie Strang

    Feisty Rangers winger Sean Avery confirmed that Flyers' Wayne Simmonds called him a homophobic slur during the first period of the bitter preseason contest.

    Story | Conversation | September 26, 2011
  8. Sports and homosexuality issue is not going away

    Jane McManus

    The door seems to be opening in the big four sports leagues: More athletes are speaking out in support of same-sex marriage, and leagues are penalizing those who use gay slurs.

    Story | Conversation | May 23, 2011
  9. The New York Rangers' Sean Avery has taken a stand in support of ...

    Johnette Howard

    The Rangers' Sean Avery has taken a stand in support of gay marriage, and that's surprising enough. But the real eye-opener is how much the negative backlash is helping the cause.

    Story | Conversation | May 13, 2011
  10. Rogers Sportsnet's Damian Goddard tweets, fired on New York Range...

    A Toronto broadcaster has been fired after he posted on Twitter about the debate surrounding New York Rangers forward Sean Avery's support of same-sex marriage.

    Story | Conversation | May 12, 2011
  11. Agent Todd Reynolds chides Sean Avery of New York Rangers for gay...

    Sean Avery's support for same-sex marriage has drawn fire from hockey agent Todd Reynolds.

    Story | Conversation | May 10, 2011
  12. New York Rangers' Avery supports NY same-sex marriage

    Matt Ehalt

    New York Rangers forward Sean Avery has given his support to the New Yorkers for Marriage Equality campaign with a 30-second video. Avery is said to be the first New York athlete to vocally support same-sex marriage.

    Story | Conversation | May 07, 2011