Here Are The Sean Avery Semi-Nude Modeling Photos You Didn't Know You Wanted

Brandon Prust is serving a one-game suspension for a headhunting elbow. Brandon Dubinsky isn't ready to return from injury, nor is Mats Zuccarello. The Rangers need a better option for a fourth line forward tonight than Stu Bickel, who's usually a defenseman. If only they had someone still under contract, perhaps… »5/21/12 6:40pm5/21/12 6:40pm

Which Sports Leagues Care If You Call Someone A "Fucking Faggot?"

This here's Colin Clark, a midfielder for the Houston Dynamo. On Friday, Clark was frustrated with a ball boy for not giving him a new ball fast enough. Picked up by the onfield microphones, everyone watching the nationally televised game heard Clark call the ball boy a "fucking faggot." It immediately became a… »3/28/12 3:00pm3/28/12 3:00pm

It Took All Of 16 Seconds For Sean Avery To Get Into A Fight With The Penguins

Calling it a "fight" is a bit misleading—the participants were only assessed two minute roughing minors—but the efficiency by which it was commenced is worth noting, especially since Sean Avery didn't appear to actually start this fight with the Penguins' Tyler Kennedy. (He took a more active part in restarting the… »11/29/11 8:15pm11/29/11 8:15pm

The Fan Who Threw A Banana At A Black Hockey Player Has Been Arrested

Police in London, Ontario, held a press conference this afternoon to announce the arrest of 26-year-old London resident Christopher Moorhouse for allegedly throwing a banana at Wayne Simmonds of the Philadelphia Flyers. The incident happened when Simmonds, one of the NHL's few black players, was attempting a penalty… »9/28/11 2:30pm9/28/11 2:30pm

Black Hockey Player Pays The Bigotry Forward, Calls Sean Avery A "Fucking Faggot"

Just over a week ago, Wayne Simmonds—one of the few black players in the NHL—had a banana thrown at him during an exhibition game in London. Yesterday in Philadelphia, after a slight altercation during a preseason game against the Rangers at Wells Fargo Center, Simmonds allegedly called Sean Avery a "fucking faggot"… »9/27/11 3:50pm9/27/11 3:50pm

Why Hockey Has Gone Totally Gay For The Latest Homophobia Debate

Hockey, for a sport that's nominally proactive in areas ranging from replay to concussions, has never been especially progressive. No one expects the openly gay pro athlete, the inevitable big story for the next decade, to come from the NHL. While other leagues have John Amaechi and Billy Bean and Esera Tuaolo, the… »5/10/11 6:00pm5/10/11 6:00pm