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  1. Crystal Clear

    • NBA commissioner Adam Silver dishes on the future of the one-and-done rule, the transparency of officiating in the league, legislation of slurs on the court and more. Silver • ESPN NBA analyst P.J. Carlesimo weighs in on the Heat's r...

    Blog | Conversation | February 28, 2014
  2. Bosh wants NBA to ban slurs

    Michael Wallace

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    Blog | February 26, 2014
  3. Chris Bosh of Miami Heat says NBA, NFL should ban use of 'all slu...

    Michael Wallace

    Miami Heat center Chris Bosh would support the NBA following the NFL's lead in efforts to consider penalizing players for using the N-word and other racial slurs during games.

    Story | Conversation | February 26, 2014
  4. Matt Barnes of Los Angeles Clippers on racial slur -- 'Get used t...

    Arash Markazi

    Clippers forward Matt Barnes said Friday he will continue using a racial epithet he asserts has become commonplace in today's culture, two days after using the word on Twitter, for which he apologized and was fined by the NBA.

    Story | Conversation | November 15, 2013
  5. Greek federation blasts slur vs. Giannis Antetokounmpo of Milwauk...

    Greece's basketball federation has angrily condemned remarks by the leader of an extreme right Greek political party who likened recent NBA draft pick Giannis Antetokounmpo to a "chimpanzee."

    Story | Conversation | July 04, 2013
  6. 2013 NBA playoffs -- Roy Hibbert of Indiana Pacers apologizes for...

    Roy Hibbert used a gay slur in one answer and a curse to refer to the media in another during his news conference following Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals, putting himself in line for being disciplined by the NBA.

    Story | Conversation | June 02, 2013
  7. 2013 NBA playoffs -- Roy Hibbert of Indiana Pacers uses gay slur,...

    Roy Hibbert used a gay slur in one answer and a curse to refer to the media in another during his news conference following Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals, putting himself in line for being disciplined by the NBA.

    Story | Conversation | June 01, 2013
  8. First Cup: Thursday

    Nick Borges

    John Canzano of The Oregonian: When that awful video footage went public, showing the Rutgers men's basketball coach throwing balls at his players in practice, verbally abusing them, shoving them and assaulting them with gay slurs, I did the oddest t...

    Blog | April 04, 2013
  9. Rutgers Scarlet Knights fire coach Mike Rice in wake of video sca...

    Rutgers has fired coach Mike Rice after a review by the school's athletic director that was prompted by video showing Rice shoving, grabbing and throwing balls at players in practice and using gay slurs.

    Story | Conversation | April 03, 2013
  10. Practice video shows Rutgers basketball coach Mike Rice berated, ...

    Don Van Natta Jr.

    Video of Rutgers University men's basketball practices from 2010-12 shows incidents in which coach Mike Rice hurls basketballs from close range at players, shoves his players, feigns punches, kicks them and screams obscenities and homophobic slurs.

    Story | Conversation | April 02, 2013
  11. Kobe Bryant says chastising fan on Twitter was 'right thing to do...

    J.A. Adande

    Kobe Bryant welcomes challenges, which explains why he chastised a fan on Twitter for using a homophobic slur. "It's the right thing to do," Bryant told ESPN.com. "I couldn't help myself. I saw it, I was like, 'I can't help myself. I have to respond.'"

    Story | Conversation | February 12, 2013
  12. Los Angeles Lakers Kobe Bryant's response to homophoic slur on Tw...

    Ramona Shelburne

    Kobe Bryant's reprimand of a Twitter follower for a homophobic tweet is a welcome response.

    Story | Conversation | February 12, 2013
  13. Kobe Bryant chides Twitter follower for using anti-gay insult

    Kobe Bryant admonished one of his Twitter followers for using a homophobic insult toward another fan of the Los Angeles Lakers' superstar guard.

    Story | Conversation | February 11, 2013
  14. Matt Barnes of Los Angeles Clippers apologizes for slur

    Los Angeles Lakers forward Matt Barnes has been released from jail after being arrested on suspicion of threatening a police officer who stopped him for a traffic warrant.

    Story | Conversation | October 03, 2012
  15. Cop fired for slurring Carl Crawford of the Boston Red Sox

    A Massachusetts mayor on Thursday fired a white police officer accused of using a racial slur to taunt Boston Red Sox outfielder Carl Crawford, saying the officer had "brought discredit" on himself and the department.

    Story | Conversation | July 26, 2012
  16. NBA fines New York Knicks' Amare Stoudemire $50K for slur on Twit...

    The NBA fined Amare Stoudemire $50,000 for his use of a gay slur in a Twitter message, the league announced Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | June 26, 2012