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  1. Pirates facing wrong kind of challenge

    Buster Olney

    The Pittsburgh Pirates understand that if any member of their organization uses a racial slur, or a word rooted in racial hate, then it's a serious issue that needs to be addressed. "If that ever happened," said one official, "then we'd hav...

    Blog | September 13, 2012
  2. Pittsburgh Pirates are losing and facing a distraction - MLB

    Buster Olney

    As the Pirates lose, manager Clint Hurdle must deal with the wrong kind of distraction, Buster Olney writes.

    Blog | Conversation | September 13, 2012
  3. Fan claims Atlanta Braves coach Roger McDowell made obscene gestu...

    Atlanta pitching coach Roger McDowell apologized Wednesday in response to a fan's complaint that McDowell spewed homophobic comments, made crude sexual gestures and threatened to knock out his teeth with a bat before the Braves played the San Francisco Gi

    Story | Conversation | April 27, 2011
  4. Report: Rocker calls sensitivity training a 'farce'

    Ozzie Guillen was ordered to attend sensitivity training for a homophopic slur he made about Chicago Sun-Times columnist Jay Mariotti. According to John Rocker, Guillen won't get anything out of it.

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2006
  5. Rocker apologizes, says he's not racist

    ATLANTA -- John Rocker apologized for his comments against foreigners and gays, but that didn't stop the tide of criticism building against him from fans, teammates and even Hank Aaron. "Even though it might appear otherwise from what I've said, I ...

    Story | Conversation | December 22, 1999