John Oliver on the NFL’s ongoing domestic abuse scandal (video)

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Oliver’s barbs were directed at NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, who didn’t shine at a recent press conference.

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has to go

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The NFL had video, months ago, of Baltimore Ravens’ star Ray Rice knocking out his fiancée. And they did nothing.
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Three resources for getting into football this season

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Are you ready for some football? It’s that time again, and here’s how to finally understand the game.

ESPN reports on gay Rams rookie Michael Sam’s showers

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The thing is, I think the reporter handled the whole thing rather well.

Reporter interviews 15 y.o. kid who wants to win an Olympic medal – his name was Michael Phelps

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Michael Phelps went on to become the most decorated Olympian of all time.

Sir David Attenborough narrates an Olympic curling competition (video)

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“The aim of this ritual is to land your walnut in the center of the nest.”
Defensive End Michael Sam lays down a challenge to "manly-man" NFL owners. Are the equal to it?

Will an NFL owner embrace this “Jackie Robinson moment” and draft gay-rookie Michael Sam?

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For Michael Sam to be drafted, some NFL owner will have to enter the “Jackie Robinson” spotlight. Who will it be?

3 reasons why Michael Sam coming out as gay is a huge deal for the NFL

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It’s hard to overstate how big of a deal this is.

Kluwe: Rabidly homophobic Vikings fired me for being pro-gay

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Coach Priefer: “We should round up all the gays, send them to an island, and then nuke it until it glows.”

Bad British basketball commentary (video)

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From the guys who brought us “Bad British baseball commentary,” we now have “Bad British basketball commentary.”

Slate will no longer refer to the Washington “Redskins” football team

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Which raises the question of whether all historical references are slurs? Are some mascots respectful? Or none?

A wonderful tribute to a dying sports fan (video)

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A Dutch soccer team, and fans, pay tribute to a terminally-ill super-fan who died 3 days later.

South Pacific rugby war dance (video)

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An odd video of ‘war dances’ performed before rugby matches in the South Pacific.
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