Ex-Mariners Employee Lorena Martin Says Mariners Bosses Called Latino Players "Lazy" And "Stupid"

Last year, the Mariners hired Dr. Lorena Martin, a former professional tennis player who holds three post-doctorate degrees in GIS spatial analysis, biostatistics, and epidemiology, to be their director of high performance, a position that put her in charge of all aspects of the Mariners’ approach to the players’…

EEOC Sides With Black Chair Umpire Who Said U.S. Tennis Association Discriminated Against Him

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has determined that there was “reasonable cause to believe” that the country’s premier tennis organization discriminated against Tony Nimmons, a black chair umpire, “on account of his race and him engaging in a protected activity,” according to documents obtained by Deadspin…

Bob McNair Changes Mind, Wants Refund Of His Donation To Group Opposing Anti-Discrimination Law

Texans owner Bob McNair donated $10,000 to Campaign for Houston, a PAC that opposes an ordinance that intends to protect Houstonians from discrimination. (The opposition has mostly been from those opposed to giving protections to gay and transgender residents.) After receiving backlash for backing the group, McNair is…

Female Ex-Coaches Accuse UMD Of Discrimination, Harassment, Anti-Canadian Sentiment In Lawsuit

Three former women’s coaches at the University of Minnesota Duluth sued the state’s university system in federal court today, all saying they were victims of discrimination while working for the university. In the lawsuit, each woman outlines her own story and the various ways in which she was harassed, excluded, and…