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  • Jeremy Lin Says Racial Slurs Were Far Worse in College Than in the NBA

    Jeremy Lin Says Racial Slurs Were Far Worse in College Than in the NBA

    Jeremy Lin recently appeared on Randy Foye’s podcast to talk about his life in basketball, ranging from this time at Harvard to Linsanity to where he is today as a developed, if unremarkable, starter. The biggest takeaway Lin offered during the interview was his recollection that the racial taunts by fans were far worse in […]

  • Draymond Green Says Fans Have Called Him the N-Word Before

    Draymond Green Says Fans Have Called Him the N-Word Before

    On Monday, Baltimore Orioles star Adam Jones sent shockwaves through the sports world when he told reporters that some Boston Red Sox fans had called him the n-word during that night’s game at Fenway Park. Since then a number of other black MLB players have spoken up about their experiences with racial abuse at Fenway, […]

  • Athletes Respond to Shooting Death of Terrance Crutcher

    Athletes Respond to Shooting Death of Terrance Crutcher

    Last Friday, a 40-year-old Tulsa man named Terrance Crutcher was shot and killed by police. He had stopped in the road because he was having car trouble. He was not wanted for a crime. He was not armed. And, as video taken from a police helicopter confirmed on Monday, his hands were in the air. […]

  • Michael Bennett Suggests The NFL is Racist…And He May Be Right

    Michael Bennett Suggests The NFL is Racist…And He May Be Right

    Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett recently sat down with Sports Illustrated to discuss a number of different topics, from weed and beards, to….racism in the NFL? Yup.  Bennett and SI covered that area as well, and it appears as though the seventh-year veteran is a little suspicious of the league’s ways.  Here’s an excerpt: […]

  • Wrestling Event Cancelled After Flier Promoting Racist Undertaker Parody Goes Viral (Pic)

    Wrestling Event Cancelled After Flier Promoting Racist Undertaker Parody Goes Viral (Pic)

    On Sunday, the Cleveland Wrestling Alliance had planned on holding an Christmas-themed event called “Seasons Beatings,” which is actually a pretty awesome name. Unfortunately, the flier for that event promoted a pretty racist heavyweight title fight between “Black Superman” Lexx Vegas and—are you ready for this?—somebody called “The N***a Taker.” So the event was canceled. […]