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

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 6:40pm 5/21/12 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 thing,… » 3/28/12 3:00pm 3/28/12 3:00pm

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

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 bout … » 11/29/11 8:15pm 11/29/11 8:15pm

The Fan Who Threw A Banana At A Black Hockey Player Did Not Know It…

From the AP: "The lawyer for a man accused of throwing a banana at a black NHL player says his client deeply regrets what he did and had no idea his actions could be seen as racist." » 9/29/11 3:15pm 9/29/11 3:15pm

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 2:30pm 9/28/11 2:30pm

Black Hockey Player Pays The Bigotry Forward, Calls Sean Avery A…

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 3:50pm 9/27/11 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 6:00pm 5/10/11 6:00pm

Marriage License: Chris Bosh Is Officially Spoken For. Chris Bosh: No…

Your morning roundup for April 24, a day Gabrielle Giffords continues struggling to recover, but recovering she is. » 4/24/11 9:30am 4/24/11 9:30am

Sean Avery Leaning On His Own Stick Until It Breaks Is Probably A…

Your morning roundup for April 18, the day a famous surgeon resigned for suggesting that unprotected sex was "a better gift for [Valentine's] day than chocolates." » 4/18/11 10:00am 4/18/11 10:00am