Keidel: The NFL, 'N' Word, And CensorshipThe NFL is considering a heavy tax on it, citing the fact that the gridiron is a workplace, and thus they can control the language and lexicon of its players. It's probably the most delicate and toxic topic we'll ever discuss in sports.
Baffoe: NFL’s 'Progressive' Race Stance Is About The Color Green With money on the NFL's mind, there's a double standard with the proposed N-word rule.
Baffoe: Riley Cooper Is An Opportunity To Learn And Teach If We Let It Be OneI’ve said it. Thousands of times. It’s not something I’m proud of. Much the opposite, really.
Rev. Jackson: Paula Deen Should Not Be 'Sacrificial Lamb'Rev. Jesse Jackson said he has agreed to help celebrity chef Paula Deen try to make amends for her use of a racial slur, which cost her job with the Food Network and an endorsement deal with Smithfield Foods.
Rush Street Bartender Fired After Using N-Word In Facebook PostA Gold Coast nightclub bartender has been fired for posting a rant on her Facebook page that included the use of the N-word to describe African-American customers.
Man Charged With Hurling Racial Slurs In Road Rage IncidentAuthorities have charged a southwest suburban man with hurling racial slurs and spitting at a woman and her son in a road rage incident.
Coach Quits Baseball League Board In Wake Of N-Word ControversyMore backlash is heating up following the story about the former head of a youth baseball league in Oak Lawn who used a racial slur online recently.
Youth Baseball Coach Suspended For Using N-Word On FacebookA southwest suburban man has been suspended as head of a youth baseball league, after he used the N-word in a Facebook posting about singer Whitney Houston.