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New England Patriots to Sponsor Gay Bowl Tournament for Fall

New England Patriots to Sponsor Gay Bowl Tournament for Fall

May 25
The New England Patriots are making history again. The championship team signed on to sponsor Gay Bowl XVII, making them the first NFL team to sponsor the national championship tournament for LGBT flag football teams.

NBA Player Enes Kanter on Turkey Revoking Passport, Death Threats

NBA Player Enes Kanter on Turkey Revoking Passport, Death Threats

May 23
Enes Kanter, an Oklahoma City Thunder player from Turkey, says he was held in a Romanian airport over the weekend when his home country revoked his passport. He has long been an outspoken critic of Turkey's President Erdogan.

NHL Star Fined $10,000 for Using Gay Slur

NHL Star Fined $10,000 for Using Gay Slur

May 22
The captain for the Anaheim Ducks was slapped with a $10,000 fine from the National Hockey League for repeatedly calling a referee a "cocksucker" during a Thursday game.

Iowa to Pay $6.5M to Settle Landmark Sports Bias Lawsuits

Iowa to Pay $6.5M to Settle Landmark Sports Bias Lawsuits

By Ryan J. Foley | May 19
The University of Iowa will pay $6.5 million to settle discrimination lawsuits filed by former athletic administrator Jane Meyer and her partner, former women's field hockey coach Tracey Griesbaum.

Toronto Center Fielder Suspended 2 Games for Anti-Gay Slur

Toronto Center Fielder Suspended 2 Games for Anti-Gay Slur

By Paul Newberry | May 19
Toronto Blue Jays center fielder Kevin Pillar was suspended two games Thursday for yelling an anti-gay slur at a Braves pitcher.

Toronto Center Fielder Apologizes for Using Anti-Gay Slur

Toronto Center Fielder Apologizes for Using Anti-Gay Slur

May 18
Toronto Blue Jays center fielder Kevin Pillar has apologized for using an anti-gay slur, which could lead to disciplinary action from Major League Baseball.

Watch: MLB Investigates Blue Jays Player for Allegedly Using Gay Slur

Watch: MLB Investigates Blue Jays Player for Allegedly Using Gay Slur

May 18
Officials from Major League Baseball launched an investigation into a Toronto Blue Jays player for allegedly using a gay slur towards a rival athlete during a Wednesday night game.

After 'Was He Gay?' Question, 'Dr Phil' to Air 2nd Hernandez Fiancee Interview

After 'Was He Gay?' Question, 'Dr Phil' to Air 2nd Hernandez Fiancee Interview

May 16
The fiancee of former NFL player Aaron Hernandez is expected to publicly respond to rumors about his sexuality.

Surprise! Simone Biles Voted off 'Dancing with the Stars'

Surprise! Simone Biles Voted off 'Dancing with the Stars'

May 16
Team USA will not repeat as "Dancing with the Stars" champions after Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles was eliminated from the reality competition despite perfect scores for her two dances during Monday night's performance.

New Hits on MLB Menus: Grasshoppers and Cookie Dough

New Hits on MLB Menus: Grasshoppers and Cookie Dough

By Noah Trister | May 13
The idea of serving edible grasshoppers at a baseball game isn't as crazy as it sounds.

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