Tag Archives: racism

  • Levante’s Papakouli Diop Deals With Racism During Game (Video)

    Levante’s Papakouli Diop Deals With Racism During Game (Video)

    Racism is an unfortunate part of soccer culture (not to say that other sports are exempt from it, obviously), and players are coming up with new and different ways of dealing with it. Take, for instance, Papakouli Diop of Levante, who performed a dance in response to some racially-tinged abuse from fans of the opposing […]

  • Donald Sterling Has Prostate Cancer

    Donald Sterling Has Prostate Cancer

    Reviled Clippers owner Donald Sterling has been battling prostate cancer for at least two years. Apparently it was so bad at one point that some people who knew about it back then thought his death was immanent. I thought about giving this post a really snarky headline like, “NBA Cancer Donald Sterling Has Cancer.” But […]

  • Dani Alves Eating a Banana Turns Into Awesome Anti-Racism Meme (Pics)

    Dani Alves Eating a Banana Turns Into Awesome Anti-Racism Meme (Pics)

    On Sunday, when some racist asshole threw a banana at Barcelona’s Dani Alves, the Brazilian defender had the perfect response. He picked that banana up and ate it, replenishing his potassium and using someone’s act of hatred to keep his calfs cramp-free late in a close game against Villarreal. Since then, everyone has been talking […]

  • 15 of the Biggest Racist D-Bags in Sports History

    15 of the Biggest Racist D-Bags in Sports History

    Somehow, since this whole Richie Incognito-Jonathan Martin story broke last week, the conversation seems to have shifted from the subject of racism to the subject of bullying and the overly machismo culture of NFL locker rooms. Is this discussion important to have? Of course it is. But to be quite honest, I still am not […]

  • Richie Incognito Gives Exclusive Interview with FOX’s Jay Glazer (Video)

    Richie Incognito Gives Exclusive Interview with FOX’s Jay Glazer (Video)

    Well, after a good solid week of public relations counseling and coaching, Richie Incognito decided to finally sit down and face the music. What did that mean? It meant carefully selecting one of the hundreds of media outlets who had requested an interview—in this case, it was Fox Sports and Jay Glazer—and sitting down to […]

  • Jonathan Martin’s Lawyer Has Released a Statement with Further Allegations

    Jonathan Martin’s Lawyer Has Released a Statement with Further Allegations

    The controversy regarding the treatment of Jonathan Martin in the Miami Dolphins locker room already was pretty complicated. The basics of the story were simple, of course: we knew the vile, racist things Richie Incognito said, we knew Martin never officially complained to anyone, and we knew Martin left the team. However, things got kind […]