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  1. The year in racism and sport

    Richard Lapchick

    While racist incidents continue to occur in the world of sports across the globe, the fact that more prominent athletes are taking a stand against them is a sign of hope, Richard Lapchick writes.

    Story | Conversation | December 29, 2014
  2. Group wants 'Redskins' name kept out of University of Minnesota s...

    A coalition demanded Thursday that the NFL team from Washington be barred from using its "Redskins" name on University of Minnesota turf.

    Story | Conversation | August 28, 2014
  3. Roger Goodell praises Adam Silver's handling of Donald Sterling s...

    NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is praising the way the NBA has handled Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling's racist comments.

    Story | Conversation | May 20, 2014
  4. Congressman requests hearing on Washington Redskins' team name

    A member of Congress is requesting a hearing on the Washington Redskins' name, calling it "another example of racial insensitivity in sports" in the wake of Donald Sterling's lifetime ban from the NBA.

    Story | Conversation | May 09, 2014
  5. Richard Sherman of Seattle Seahawks says NFL wouldn't ban a Donal...

    Richard Sherman doesn't believe Roger Goodell would stand up to an owner the way Adam Silver did when he banned Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling for life for making racist comments.

    Story | Conversation | May 08, 2014
  6. Senator Harry Reid urges NFL to follow NBA, end Washington Redski...

    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says it's time for NFL commissioner Roger Goodell to follow NBA counterpart Adam Silver's lead and rid his "league of bigotry and racism" by forcing the Washington Redskins to change their nickname.

    Story | Conversation | April 30, 2014
  7. Jackson - Sterling's remarks illustrate that race relations still...

    Scoop Jackson

    Donald Sterling's remarks show that although we'd like to think of sports as a haven from racism, it simply isn't, Scoop Jackson writes.

    Story | Conversation | April 26, 2014
  8. Whitlock: Eagles had other issues with DeSean Jackson

    Jason Whitlock

    The Eagles had plenty of work-related reasons to release DeSean Jackson and none of them related to any off-field affiliations, Jason Whitlock writes.

    Story | Conversation | April 03, 2014
  9. Mike Pouncey of Miami Dolphins says Richie Incognito wants to ret...

    James Walker

    Miami Dolphins center Mike Pouncey, one of Richie Incognito's closest friends on the team, said he's communicated and spent time with Incognito since the bullying scandal involving Jonathan Martin took place.

    Story | Conversation | November 20, 2013
  10. Miami Dolphins players discuss Jonathan Martin's possible return ...

    James Walker

    The Dolphins' locker room had a mixed reaction Thursday on a possible return of Jonathan Martin. This comes just 24 hours after the Dolphins expressed overwhelming support for Richie Incognito, who has been suspended indefinitely.

    Story | Conversation | November 07, 2013
  11. Hundreds rally in Minnesota against Washington Redskins' team nam...

    Hundreds of American Indians and their supporters rallied outside the Metrodome Thursday night to demand the Washington Redskins change the team's nickname, calling it racist and disrespectful.

    Story | Conversation | November 07, 2013
  12. Richie Incognito of Miami Dolphins says he's 'just trying to weat...

    James Walker

    WSVN Channel 7 caught up with Richie Incognito briefly Tuesday for his first comments since the suspension and ugly details of his interactions with Jonathan Martin became public.

    Story | Conversation | November 05, 2013
  13. Miami Dolphins should have kept Richie Incognito under control

    Tim Keown

    The Dolphins' situation appears to be a systemic breakdown, with the older men at the top failing to police the younger men below, Tim Keown writes.

    Story | Conversation | November 04, 2013
  14. Behind Bryant's tantrums

    Jason Whitlock

    The source of Dez Bryant's volatile behavior lies in an uncomfortable place to discuss: his upbringing.

    Story | Conversation | November 01, 2013
  15. Riley Cooper of Philadelphia Eagles says he thinks about racial s...

    Riley Cooper has completed team-required sensitivity training and paid what he called a "substantial" team-issued fine after video of him uttering a racial slur surfaced. But Cooper told USA Today on Thursday he hasn't stopped dwelling on the incident.

    Story | Conversation | October 03, 2013
  16. Tim Tebow says he has been 'praying for' former teammate Riley Co...

    Tim Tebow, who won two BCS championships with Riley Cooper at Florida, said Tuesday he's been praying for his friend and former college teammate.

    Story | Conversation | August 06, 2013