"We Are All Monkeys": Soccer's Banana-Fueled Racism Protest

Yesterday, Barcelona's Brazilian defender Dani Alves was the target of a banana thrown from the stands at Villareal. Rather than ignore it or protest to the officials, the two most common reactions from players to this depressingly common occurrence, Alves did something cheeky and brilliant. He peeled the banana and… » 4/28/14 11:53am 4/28/14 11:53am

A Confusing NHL Racial Controversy Gets Muddier, As Banana Reference…

We thought this one was going to be cut-and-dried. We thought Krys Barch said something hateful and racist and unacceptable to P.K. Subban, and the NHL would come down with all its disciplinary might to show that there's no place for racism in hockey, and then we'd all move on. Naturally, nothing's that easy. » 1/05/12 3:10pm 1/05/12 3:10pm