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Swedish soccer club suspends entire team for the rest of the season for anti-gay slurs

Swedish soccer team Sörskogens IF has suspended their entire team for anti-gay slurs and language directed at their opponents, the Stockholm Snipers, earlier this year. From The Local, which has a...

Why does Major League Soccer take homophobia more seriously than other leagues?

Seattle Sounder Marc Burch was suspended There's a great column by Caleb Hannan at Grantland about the reasons Major League Soccer is taking...

Major League Soccer suspends Seattle's Marc Burch three games for gay slur

Major League Soccer has suspended Seattle Sounder Marc Burch for calling an opponent a gay slur during his team's game last Thursday. While Burch issued an apology the next day, it wasn't enough...

ESPN fires, suspends employees responsible for 'chink in the armor' headline, comment

ESPN has fired the employee responsible for a racially charged Jeremy Lin-inspired headline on their mobile site. They have also handed a 30-day suspension to their network anchor who used the term...

Jason Akermanis demoted, retirement next?

Jason Akermanis has been demoted to a lower league by his Aussie Rules Football League team for two weeks  for saying in a newspaper column two weeks ago that gay athletes should stay in the...

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