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Outrage over Olympic corporate sponsors erupting around the world

Corporatization of the coming Olympic games in London is under attack from all corners of the world.

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Is Ben & Jerry’s fortune cookie ice cream insulting or not?

Some doubt the fortune-cookie ice cream is really a problem, but others say it reflects how little most Americans know about Asian Americans.

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Ben & Jerry's apologizes for "Taste the Lin-sanity" ice cream

It seems too many "clever" media and advertisers think the way to respond to Asian Americans is with a joke, an ethnic stereotype or a plain old slur.

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Ice inside, heat on the street at Philly stadium

Several hundred members of Unite Here marched, chanted slogans and rallied in support of the food service workers, without a new contract for months.

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Were college football profits protected at the expense of sexually abused children?

There is no escaping the charges Joe Paterno, his staff and his superiors including the entire Penn State University Board of Trustees should face.

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Hypocrisy and exploitation in college sports

In an important new article, historian Taylor Branch argues that the very structure of college sports is based on student-athletes that generate billions of dollars for universities and private companies but in return they're left earning nothing for themselves.

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ESPN removes anti-Semites from its online fantasy football

Members of the Simon Wiesenthal Center brought the problem to the attention of the sports domain, one of the country's largest.

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NBA players to owners: We want a fair deal

Critics note the NBA just completed its most profitable season ever, pulling in a record $4.3 billion in revenue. And attendance was the fifth-highest total in league history.

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Mav's team effort outweighs Heat's star power

When it comes down to it, sports critics say basketball at the highest level is still a team game and Miami didn't play like one when they needed to the most.

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Gay slurs rejected in the NBA

Anti-gay slurs in professional sports are unacceptable and show irresponsibility.

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