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  1. Understanding Emile Griffith

    LZ Granderson

    When I first heard the story about Emile Griffith beating Benny "The Kid" Paret so bad that he died 10 days later, I thought of the anger many closeted athletes hold inside.

    Story | Conversation | July 23, 2013
  2. Reporters need to address athlete sexuality to avoid homophobia i...

    LZ Granderson

    In ESPN The Magazine's Taboo Issue, LZ Granderson writes that by purporting to respect athlete privacy by avoiding talk of sexuality, writers are actually perpetuating the stigma and failing to move the issue forward.

    Story | Conversation | May 30, 2013
  3. Amare Stoudemire not acting like a champion

    LZ Granderson

    I believe Stoudemire when he says he wants to bring New York back to glory, and he has the game to do it. But his actions in the past two months make me wonder if he'll ever "get it."

    Story | Conversation | June 26, 2012
  4. If Kobe Bryant used slur toward ref, is it a big deal?

    LZ Granderson

    We already knew what kind of player Kobe Bryant was in pressure moments. Now we see how he really feels about some of the people he works with.

    Story | Conversation | April 13, 2011
  5. Hawaii football coach Greg McMackin's gay slur is merely a sympto...

    LZ Granderson

    Hawaii coach Greg McMackin's gay slur is merely a symptom of a much larger problem.

    Story | Conversation | July 31, 2009