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Old 05-12-2011, 09:12 PM
 
Location: Southern Willamette Valley, Oregon
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The more I read sports forums, the harder it is for me to tell them apart from Stormfront.
Not my fault you can't see the facts straight. Do you have anything to counter my examples?
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Old 05-27-2011, 07:32 AM
 
Location: Quincy, Mass. (near Boston)
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So another NBA player, not learning from Kobe's slur, just uttered a homophobic remark.
I think it was Joakim Noah of thr Bulls? Ok, granted I'm sure some hockey players have done so on the ice...

Meanwhile, Sean Avery is pro-gay marriage in a recent promo. And the Stanley Cup and Brent Sope rode in Chicago's Gay Pride parade last year (supporting the late Brendan Burke...whose father, Brian, employed Sopel in Vancouver). And don't forget the 2010 US Olympic hockey team wearing something around their necks in the tournament in honor of Brendan, which I learned after the Olympics. He had died just a few weeks prior.
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Old 05-27-2011, 10:40 AM
 
Location: Moose Jaw, in between the Moose's butt and nose.
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[quote=bostonguy1960;19332588]So another NBA player, not learning from Kobe's slur, just uttered a homophobic remark.
I think it was Joakim Noah of thr Bulls? Ok, granted I'm sure some hockey players have done so on the ice...

maybe against each other in the heat of battle, but not against a ref or a fan....and if the hockey player was gay, don't think they would say it....
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Old 05-30-2011, 06:44 PM
 
Location: Beautiful Niagara Falls ON.
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Hockey players have a code they try to live by in most cases. Did you ever notice that NHL hockey players always arrive at the rink dressed in a suit and tie? Did you know that if you are winning a game 5 to nothing or something like that it's considered really bad form to run up the score and make your opponent look bad. Hockey players are just amazing in the support for their communities and giving is just part of the culture. The Vancouver Canuks support their own version of Ronald MacDonald House in Vancouver and some of the players have given over a million dollars toward just that one charity. The whole of the NHL is classey. There aren't many trash talkers in the league but for those who are they better be ready to put their money where their mouth is because it's either put up or shut up in the NHL.
GOOOOOO Canuks!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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