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  1. 2014 Stanley Cup playoffs -- Boston Bruins' Cam Neely blasts fans...

    Joe McDonald

    Boston Bruins president Cam Neely on Friday denounced those who directed racial slurs at P.K. Subban via social media after the defenseman scored in the second overtime to lift the visiting Montreal Canadiens to a 4-3 victory Thursday night.

    Story | Conversation | May 02, 2014
  2. NFL players talk about race with Harvard students

    Richard Sherman was called all kinds of names after his raging rant at the end of the NFC championship game. It was worth it, the Seattle cornerback said, because it gave him a chance to talk about the perception of black athletes to a wider audience.

    Story | Conversation | April 23, 2014
  3. Rashard Mendenhall explains decision to retire from NFL

    Josh Weinfuss

    Rashard Mendenhall was tired of living a "private life in the public eye" as an NFL player, which included being called racial slurs online, he wrote in his most recent blog for Huffington Post in which he explained why he retired at 26 years old.

    Story | Conversation | March 09, 2014
  4. Paula Deen said she identifies with Michael Sam

    Paula Deen says she relates to football player Michael Sam and his desire to avoid being labeled.

    Story | Conversation | February 27, 2014
  5. Chris Bosh of Miami Heat says NBA, NFL should ban use of 'all slu...

    Michael Wallace

    Miami Heat center Chris Bosh would support the NBA following the NFL's lead in efforts to consider penalizing players for using the N-word and other racial slurs during games.

    Story | Conversation | February 26, 2014
  6. Fish Out of Water

    • Dolphins LS John Denney comments on the fallout from Ted Wells' report, Jonathan Martin's future, whether Miami would welcome Martin back to the team, legislating racial slurs in the NFL and more. Denney • Fritz Pollard Alliance chai...

    Blog | Conversation | February 25, 2014
  7. NFL expected to penalize players for using racial slurs in games

    The head of the Fritz Pollard Alliance, which monitors diversity in the NFL, expects the league to institute a rule where players would be penalized 15 yards for using the N-word on the field.

    Story | Conversation | February 22, 2014
  8. Would 2013 Dolphins have accepted Sam?

    James Walker

    On Friday we all got a detailed look at the Miami Dolphins' locker-room culture. It was not a pretty sight. In addition to the persistent harassment, racial slurs and overall immaturity from the offensive linemen, a troubling element of anti-gay b...

    Blog | February 16, 2014
  9. Dolphins suffered a systemic failure

    James Walker

    I need to take a shower. After reading all 144 pages of Ted Wells' report Friday, I feel the need to scrub off the sludge coming from the Miami Dolphins' locker room. The persistent harassment. The racial slurs. The homophobic language. ...

    Blog | February 14, 2014
  10. Miami Dolphins bullying report released -- Richie Incognito, othe...

    NFL investigator Ted Wells' report on the Miami Dolphins bullying scandal concluded that Richie Incognito, John Jerry and Mike Pouncey engaged in a pattern of harassment directed at not only Jonathan Martin, but another O-lineman and an assistant trainer.

    Story | Conversation | February 14, 2014
  11. Dolphins' team 'culture' is fractured

    James Walker

    This might be the norm for the Miami Dolphins, but this is simply not normal. The Dolphins, according to suspended guard Richie Incognito, have a workplace environment in which threats, vulgar language and racial slurs are accepted. "All this s...

    Blog | November 10, 2013
  12. Richie Incognito of Miami Dolphins -- Only a 'product of the envi...

    James Walker

    Miami Dolphins guard Richie Incognito spoke in-depth for the first time since his indefinite suspension, describing his team's locker-room environment as a place where threats and racial slurs were acceptable and joking behavior.

    Story | Conversation | November 10, 2013
  13. Chad Washington of Columbia Lions charged with hate crime

    Chad Washington, a junior defensive lineman for Columbia, has been charged with a hate crime after he allegedly threatened another student and called him racial slurs, NBC New York reported Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | May 08, 2013
  14. Union to sit ref Mark Clattenburg while charges probed

    ESPN.com news services

    The Premier League referees' union will sit Mark Clattenburg after Chelsea accused him of using "inappropriate language" toward Mikel John Obi and Juan Mata.

    Story | Conversation | October 29, 2012
  15. Julien reax to slurs: 'Really disappointed'

    James Murphy

    BOSTON -- Bruins coach Claude Julien on Friday joined the chorus of those denouncing the racial slurs directed at Capitals forward Joel Ward via social media after he scored the series-winning goal in Wednesday night's Game 7. "I'm really disappo...

    Blog | April 27, 2012
  16. 2012 Stanley Cup playoffs -- Joel Ward of Washington Capitals not...

    Capitals forward Joel Ward, one of the NHL's few black players, was the target of racial slurs on his Twitter page after his goal 2:57 into sudden-death overtime eliminated the Bruins from the Stanley Cup playoffs.

    Story | Conversation | April 26, 2012