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Yunel Escobar Suspended for Homophobic Phrase on Eye Black by Derrel “Jazz” Johnson

Perhaps if he played in New York City he would have known better. Toronto Blue Jays shortstop Yunel Escobar has been suspended for wearing eye black, which is dark pigment applied under the eyes especially by athletes to reduce sun … Continue reading

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Daily Debate: Are NBA Players Homophobic?

In less than two months, two stars of the National Basketball Association (NBA) have used a gay slur.  First Kobe Bryant of the Lost Angeles Lakers called an NBA referee a gay slur, and most recently Joakim Noah of the Chicago … Continue reading

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