Topics :: baseball
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By Tony Hobday | Tuesday Apr 16, 2013
Spring is here, and Boston’s LGBTQ sports leagues are ready to go, with the Beantown Softball League open for members, with June opening the Cambridge Boston Volleyball Association.
By Jason St. Amand | Thursday Mar 7, 2013
Detroit Tigers’ pitcher Justin Verlander says he "wouldn’t mind" having a gay teammate.
By Jason St. Amand | Thursday Jan 3, 2013
A right fielder fror the Detroit Tigers has been criticized for telling the Los Angeles Times that an out player would make him "uncomfortable."
By Jason St. Amand | Friday Nov 30, 2012
Tank Carder of the Cleveland Browns quickly backtracked after using the word "faggot" on Twitter and promised never to use the anti-gay slur again.
By Jason St. Amand | Friday Dec 9, 2011
The NBA follows the MLB’s footsteps and adds "sexual orientation" to its bargaining agreement.
By Kilian Melloy | Monday May 2, 2011
Two weeks suspension is the punishment Roger McDowell, the pitching coach for the Atlanta Braves, faces for having hurled anti-gay insults at a group of fans and then seemingly threatening a man with a baseball bat.
By Kilian Melloy | Friday Apr 29, 2011
The Atlanta Braves are doing well in the game--but off the field, the team is dogged by an alleged incident of homophobia and threatened violence that reportedly took place April 23 in San Francisco, where the Braves were playing the Giants.
By Kilian Melloy | Monday Aug 23, 2010
Three weeks ago, baseball umpire Billy Van Raaphorst was the target of a team manager’s anti-gay rant, delivered right on the diamond. Now, the epithet-hurling manager, Brent Bowers, is out--and Van Raaphorst is still calling them like he sees them.
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