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LSU football player is sorry ‘if you were hurt’ that he called gays sissies

Saturday, April 20, 2013
BATON ROUGE, La. -- A college football player at Louisiana State University apologized Friday for saying gays should not play football because they are sissies. ...

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San Jose Earthquakes forward Alan Gordon suspended for gay slur

Tuesday, April 16, 2013
SAN JOSE, Calif. — San Jose Earthquakes forward Alan Gordon has been suspended for three games and fined an undisclosed amount for what Major League Soccer called "unacceptable and offensive language" toward an opponent after using an anti-gay slur. ...

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Rutgers to commission independent investigation into abusive coach scandal

Monday, April 8, 2013
Rutgers University announced Monday it will commission an independent investigation of the men's basketball program and the university's handling of a complaint that the coach mistreated players. ...

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FBI called about anti-gay, racist messages at Pa. college

Friday, April 5, 2013
ELIZABETHTOWN, Pa. — A central Pennsylvania college has called in the FBI and increased security in some residence halls after a series of anti-gay and racist remarks were left on dormitory message boards. ...

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Fallout continues: Tim Pernetti out as Rutgers Athletic Director

Friday, April 5, 2013
Tim Pernetti
PISCATAWAY, N.J. — Tim Pernetti resigned as Rutgers athletic director on Friday, two days after the basketball coach he hired was dismissed for abusive behavior during practices — actions that prompted nationwide outrage once a video went public. ...

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Calls from faculty, politicians to oust top Rutgers administrators grow louder

Thursday, April 4, 2013
Rutgers President Robert Barchi (left) and Rutgers Athletic Director Tim Pernetti.
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — The call from faculty members and politicians to oust top Rutgers University administrators grew louder Thursday, a day after men's basketball coach Mike Rice was fired for mistreating players, including shoving them and berating them with ...

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Rutgers fires basketball coach for abusive behavior, gay slurs directed at players

Wednesday, April 3, 2013
PISCATAWAY, N.J. — Rutgers fired basketball coach Mike Rice on Wednesday after a videotape aired showing him shoving, grabbing and throwing balls at players in practice and using gay slurs during practice. ...

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Rutgers reconsiders dismissal of basketball coach over abusive behavior, gay slurs

Tuesday, April 2, 2013
NEWARK, N.J. — Rutgers University said it would reconsider its decision to retain basketball coach Mike Rice after a videotape aired showing him shoving, grabbing and throwing balls at players in practice and using gay slurs. ...

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Mich. RNC member: I won’t resign for ‘filthy homosexuals’ Facebook post

Thursday, March 28, 2013
Dave Agema
LANSING, Mich. — A Michigan member of the Republican National Committee said Thursday he will not resign after posting an article critical of gay people on his Facebook page, despite calls from members of his own party that he step ...

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U.K. man gets 42-months for killing autistic, gay teen by setting him on fire

Saturday, March 23, 2013
Steven Simpson (via Facebook), and Jordan Sheard (via South Yorkshire police).
A young British man has been sentenced to 3 ½ in prison after pleading guilty to manslaughter charges in the death of an openly gay, autistic teen at his birthday party last year by dousing him in oil and setting ...

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