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NBA Star Tracy McGrady Announces Retirement

After 16 seasons in the league, veteran NBA star Tracy McGrady will retire.

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Allen Iverson to Announce Retirement

Allen Iverson, one of the greatest players of all time, is set to announce his retirement. He hasn’t played in the NBA since 2010.

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WWE Superstar Darren Young Comes Out

During a conversation about whether or not there could ever be a gay pro wrestler, WWE Superstar Darren Young shocked the cameraman by responding “Absolutely. Look at me. I’m a WWE Superstar and to be honest with you, I’ll tell you right now, I’m gay. And I’m happy. I’m very happy.”

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Hugh Douglas Fired After Spat w/ ESPN Co-Host Michael Smith

Hugh Douglas has been fired from ESPN after an ugly argument with w/ his co-host Michael Smith. Douglas and Smith got into a disagreement at the National Association of Black Journalists Convention and Career Fair, and according to witnesses, Douglas used the n-word and called Smith an Uncle Tom.

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Baseball Player Adam Jones Says Fan Threw Banana at Him During Recent Game

Baltimore Orioles center fielder Adam Jones says a fan threw a banana at him during a recent game against the San Francisco Giants: “It’s unfortunate that things happen like that, but it ain’t going stop me, myself and the Orioles.”

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Jason Collins – NBA’s First Active, Openly Gay Player – May Get Signed

Openly gay, NBA free agent Jason Collins may have a new home after reports of the Detroit Pistons expressing interest in the journeyman have surfaced. While Collins hasn’t been signed officially yet, this seems like a step towards inclusivity in professional sports.

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Jackie Robinson Statue Vandalized w/ Swastika, Racial Slurs

This morning, news surfaced that a statue of Jackie Robinson was vandalized with racial slurs and swastikas.

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Hugh Douglas Calls ESPN cohost Michael Smith ‘Uncle Tom’ and ‘House N—–’

Former NFL player Hugh Douglas threatened and insulted his ESPN cohost Michael Smith during a party on Friday held by the National Association of Black Journalists at the House of Blues in Orlando. Hughes reportedly called Smith an “Uncle Tom” and a “House N—–” when it appeared Smith was hesitant to help him on stage during the event.

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Apply for the YOU Belong: LGBTQA Youth Sports and Leadership Initiative!

Openly gay, former NFL player Wade A. Davis, Jr. and LGBT writer/activist Darnell L. Moore in partnership with the National Basketball Association present the inaugural “YOU Belong” Sports and Leadership Camp for LGBTQ and Straight Allied Youth (LGBTQA)

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Sloane Stephens is Last American Standing at Wimbledon; Advances to Quarters

Yesterday, 20-year old pro tennis star Sloane Stephens advanced to the Wimbledon quarterfinals after defeating Monica Puig. Stephens is literally the last American standing in the tournament.

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