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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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NFL Player Aaron Hernandez Possibly Connected to Homicide

New England Patriots star, Aaron Hernandez is facing what looks like an incredible amount of trouble. News broke yesterday that Hernandez was questioned regarding the homicide of Odin Lloyd, who was a friend of Hernandez. Now, there’s news that Hernandez, who has not been charged with any crime, destroyed the surveillance equipment in his home […]

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Serena Williams’ Body Compared to a “Monster Truck” in Rolling Stone Interview

A recent Rolling Stone interview with Serena Williams raised some eyebrows when the writer compared Serena Williams’ body to a monster truck.

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Serena Williams Dominates Sara Errani; Advances to French Open Finals

After dominating her French Open semifinals bout against Sara Errani, Serena Williams is one more win away from collecting her 16th Grand Slam title. On Saturday, she faces off against defending champion Maria Sharapova in the final matchup.

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Dwyane Wade Backs ‘This Is Fatherhood’ Campaign

NBA star Dwyane Wade has partnered with Hip Hop artist Lecrae and a group of activists on “This Is Fatherhood,” a campaign promoting the importance of fatherhood. The campaign asks contestants to submit videos, songs, or essays that answer the question: “What does fatherhood mean to me?”

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