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  1. Slur has no place in NFL, society

    Dan Graziano

    Anything that inhibits the use of an unacceptable racial slur, including the proposed yardage penalty, is a good thing, writes Dan Graziano.

    Story | Conversation | February 24, 2014
  2. Ryan Clark of Pittsburgh Steelers says it'll be tough to police u...

    As the NFL's competition committee soon considers a rule that would penalize players for using the N-word on the field, one veteran believes it will be difficult for the league to police the use of the racial slur.

    Story | Conversation | February 23, 2014
  3. Wells report paves way for Michael Sam

    Ashley Fox

    The Wells report's vivid examples hopefully will facilitate Michael Sam's entry into the league by making unacceptable behavior less likely, writes Ashley Fox.

    Story | Conversation | February 17, 2014
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Minnesota Vikings to conduct review of Chris Kluwe allegations

    Ben Goessling

    The Minnesota Vikings announced Friday that they will retain two local attorneys to conduct an independent review of the allegations former punter Chris Kluwe made against the team Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | January 03, 2014
  8. Richie Incognito of Miami Dolphins to stay on suspended list with...

    Miami Dolphins guard Richie Incognito will stay on the suspended list, with pay, for the rest of the 2013 season while the NFL continues its investigation of the Dolphins, a league source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.

    Story | Conversation | December 15, 2013
  9. Fritz Pollard Alliance asks NFL players to end N-word use

    The Fritz Pollard Alliance, an influential group that promotes diversity and job equality in the NFL, called on players Thursday to stop using the N-word on the field after highly publicized incidents involving the Miami Dolphins and Washington Redskins.

    Story | Conversation | November 21, 2013
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. Warren Sapp -- Richie Incognito of Miami Dolphins used slur vs. m...

    Pat Yasinskas

    Hall of Fame defensive tackle Warren Sapp said Wednesday embattled Miami offensive linemen Richie Incognito used a racial slur and kicked him during a 2006 game when Sapp was playing for the Oakland Raiders and Incognito for the St. Louis Rams.

    Story | Conversation | November 06, 2013
  13. Richie Incognito of Miami Dolphins used slurs in messages to Jona...

    Transcripts of voice mail messages and text messages left for the Miami Dolphins' Jonathan Martin by teammate Richie Incognito indicate a pattern of racial epithets and profane language.

    Story | Conversation | November 04, 2013
  14. LB's remark made at team banquet

    Miami Dolphins linebacker Junior Seau apologized Thursday for using a derogatory term for gays while describing his relationship with his teammates.

    Story | Conversation | June 03, 2004