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  1. Eric Garner's death ushers in new generation of activist-athletes...

    Jelani Cobb

    At a time when many artists have lost their voice, a new generation of activist-athlete is bringing the noise, writes Jelani Cobb in ESPN The Magazine's Music Issue.

    Story | Conversation | January 15, 2015
  2. Russia has no major racism problem says sports minister Vitaly Mu...

    MOSCOW -- Russia has no particular problem with racism in football as it prepares to host the 2018 World Cup -- despite a series of recent incidents, Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko said on Wednesday. Russian champion CSKA Moscow have been forced to pla...

    Story | Conversation | October 22, 2014
  3. City's deserved success, Rodgers' achievements, more

    Gabriele Marcotti

    Manchester City's final day was about not screwing things up, which, inevitably, might have made it anticlimactic to some. But that's not what matters. Nor do the statistical nuggets -- they were top for only 15 days! -- mean anything. What counts...

    Blog | May 12, 2014
  4. espnW -- LeBron James, Metta World Peace, Raptors mascot, Hayden ...

    D'Arcy Maine

    The Wambach-Huffman wedding, the Panettiere-Klitschko engagement, a Metta World Peace show! Only LeBron working out in a giant gold chain while fire rages behind him could cap this zany week.

    Story | Conversation | October 11, 2013
  5. Simone Biles' parents on racist comment: 'Really out of line'

    The parents of Simone Biles, who won the women's all-around gold medal at the World Championships last week, are ready to move on but they aren't quite ready to forgive Italian gymnast Carlotta Ferlito for racist comments made during the competition.

    Story | Conversation | October 10, 2013
  6. Italian gymnast Carlotta Ferlito apologizes for racist comment

    USA Gymnastics is asking Italian gymnastics officials for an explanation of the racially charged comments that were aimed at new world all-around champion Simone Biles.

    Story | Conversation | October 09, 2013
  7. Nelson Mandela dies at 95; anti-apartheid icon brokered 2010 Worl...

    Nelson Mandela, the former South African president and anti-apartheid icon who helped seal his country's bid to become the first in Africa to host a World Cup, has died at the age of 95.

    Story | Conversation | June 28, 2013
  8. Wayne Simmonds of Philadelphia Flyers target of racist chants by ...

    The Czech Republic's ice hockey federation says it has fined a club after its fans aimed racist chants toward Philadelphia Flyers forward Wayne Simmonds, who is playing in the top Czech league during the NHL lockout.

    Story | Conversation | October 30, 2012
  9. Aussie runner claims racism; to boycott London Games?

    Australian track athlete John Steffensen has threatened to boycott the London Olympics after alleging racism because he was not selected individually to run the 400 meters.

    Story | Conversation | July 14, 2012
  10. Euro 2012 -- FA says England squad plans to visit Auschwitz

    Associated Press


    Story | Conversation | May 29, 2012
  11. Ukraine slams Campbell fan warning

    ESPN staff

    Euro 2012

    Story | May 29, 2012
  12. Euro 2012 -- Ukraine, Poland denounce BBC Panaroma documentary

    Associated Press

    Racism, Violence

    Story | Conversation | May 29, 2012
  13. FA defends Stuart Pearce over racism allegations

    ESPN staff

    The Football Association has been forced to defend the appointment of Stuart Pearce as England caretaker manager following the departure of Fabio Capello.

    Story | February 10, 2012
  14. Fleury confronts everyone's biggest demon: racism

    Adam Proteau

    Theo Fleury's latest backward step and attempt at redemption manages to endear him to us all the more.

    Story | Conversation | May 03, 2005
  15. Racism in soccer still prevalent

    Stephen Wade

    Racism in soccer remains prevalent today across Europe, as Stephen Wade explains.

    Story | Conversation | November 28, 2004
  16. Spanish FA apologises over racism

    The English Football Association said on Friday it had received a letter of apology from the Spanish Football Association after home fans racially abused England players during a friendly match in Madrid on Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | November 19, 2004