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  1. Syracuse Orange suspend women's soccer player for racial slur

    Syracuse has suspended a women's soccer player for using a homophobic and racial slur.

    Story | Conversation | September 08, 2014
  2. NFL Hot Read -- How Riley Cooper put slur in past

    Elizabeth Merrill

    The Eagles' leadership and success are among the factors that allowed Riley Cooper to put his offseason racial slur behind him, writes Elizabeth Merrill.

    Story | Conversation | December 18, 2013
  3. MLS Notebook: Alan Gordon vows to make amends

    Jeff Carlisle

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- As Alan Gordon walked onto the San Jose Earthquakes' practice field Wednesday, he was equal parts repentant and eager. On the one hand, he still felt the shame of dropping a homophobic slur on Portland Timbers midfielder Will J...

    Blog | April 18, 2013
  4. San Jose Earthquakes' Alan Gordon suspended 3 games for slur

    Associated Press

    San Jose Earthquakes forward Alan Gordon has been suspended for three games and fined an undisclosed amount for what Major League Soccer called "unacceptable and offensive language" toward an opponent after using an anti-gay slur.

    Story | Conversation | April 16, 2013
  5. Sounders' Burch calls slur punishment deserved

    Associated Press

    Sounders defender Marc Burch said Tuesday the suspension he received for using a homophobic slur during a playoff game last season needed to be harsh and was deserved.

    Story | Conversation | February 26, 2013
  6. Milan VP visits Balotelli to make peace after slur news services

    AC Milan has published a photo that appears to show Paolo Berlusconi making peace with Mario Balotelli after footage emerged of the Serie A club's VP using a racist slur to describe the striker.

    Story | Conversation | February 07, 2013
  7. FA charges Arsenal's Emmanuel Frimpong for ethnic slur in tweet

    Arsenal midfielder Emmanuel Frimpong has been charged by the English Football Association with improper conduct for allegedly posting anti-Semitic comments on Twitter.

    Story | Conversation | July 24, 2012
  8. Euro 2012 -- UEFA fines Italy's Antonio Cassano for gay slur

    Italian soccer star Antonio Cassano has been fined for his comments about gay players at the European Championship.

    Story | Conversation | July 20, 2012
  9. Racist tweet against Chelsea's Ashley Cole sparks investigation

    Derbyshire police have opened an investigation into alleged racist comments against Chelsea defender Ashley Cole on Twitter.

    Story | Conversation | July 17, 2012
  10. British officials aim to muzzle soccer's foul language

    Britain's culture secretary says cursing on the soccer field has gone too far.

    Story | Conversation | July 16, 2012
  11. MLS Houston Dynamo's Colin Clark suspended 3 games for gay slur

    Dynamo midfielder Colin Clark has been suspended for three games by Major League Soccer and fined for directing a gay slur toward a ball boy during Houston's 2-0 loss at Seattle last week.

    Story | Conversation | March 28, 2012
  12. Houston Dynamo's Colin Clark faces MLS review for gay slur

    Major League Soccer says it's "conducting a thorough review of the facts and examining possible disciplinary action" after Dynamo midfielder Colin Clark directed a gay slur toward a ball boy during a 2-0 loss at the Seattle Sounders on Friday night.

    Story | Conversation | March 25, 2012
  13. Houston Dynamo's Colin Clark 'sorry' for gay slur to Seattle Soun...

    Houston Dynamo midfielder Colin Clark has apologized in a three-post Twitter statement for using a gay slur toward a ball boy during a 2-0 loss at Seattle on Friday night.

    Story | Conversation | March 24, 2012
  14. West Ham's Ravel Morrison fined $11,000 for gay slur on Twitter

    England's Football Association has fined West Ham midfielder Ravel Morrison 7,000 pounds ($11,000) for using a gay slur on Twitter.

    Story | Conversation | February 22, 2012
  15. Ravel Morrison of West Ham charged by FA over gay slur on Twitter...

    The English Football Association has charged West Ham midfielder Ravel Morrison with using a gay slur on Twitter.

    Story | Conversation | February 15, 2012
  16. Liverpool's Luis Suarez apologizes for slur toward Patrice Evra '...

    Liverpool's Luis Suarez issued a partial public apology for the first time on Wednesday for racially abusing Patrice Evra, without expressing regret for offending the Manchester United defender.

    Story | Conversation | January 04, 2012