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GoFundMe Takes Down Anti-LGBTQ Athlete Israel Folau's Page, Cites Policies

GoFundMe Takes Down Anti-LGBTQ Athlete Israel Folau's Page, Cites Policies

By Kilian Melloy | Jun 24
Top Australian rugby player Israel Folau managed to scuttle his career by posting anti-LGBTQ messages on social media in violation of sport policies. Now GoFundMe says he violated their standards, too - and have yanked his page.

Utley Honored, Tosses Pitch to 'Always Sunny' Star Rob McElhenney

Utley Honored, Tosses Pitch to 'Always Sunny' Star Rob McElhenney

By Rob Maaddi | Jun 22
Chase Utley ran out to second base one more time wearing a red pinstriped No. 26 Philadelphia Phillies jersey and dark blue suit pants while his walk-up song "Kashmir" by Led Zeppelin blared and adoring fans stood and cheered.

Following Firing, Folau Solicits Supporters for Scratch

Following Firing, Folau Solicits Supporters for Scratch

Jun 21
After trashing his career by posting anti-LGBTQ messages on social media even after he was warned that doing so violated the policies of his team and of Rugby Australia, former sports star Israel Folau has taken to YouTube to ask for money.

Homophobia Study Shows Perception, Reality 'Disconnect'

Homophobia Study Shows Perception, Reality 'Disconnect'

By Dennis Passa | Jun 20
Researchers say a survey of players in the Australian Ice Hockey League shows homophobic language is often used but that an even higher percentage of competitors would make a gay player feel welcome.

High School Athletes File Complaint Over Transgender Policy

High School Athletes File Complaint Over Transgender Policy

By Dave Collins | Jun 19
Three Connecticut girls who have run high school track have filed a federal discrimination complaint saying a statewide policy on transgender athletes has cost them top finishes in races and possibly college scholarships.

Wedding to Follow World Cup for US Teammates Krieger, Harris

Wedding to Follow World Cup for US Teammates Krieger, Harris

By Ronald Blum | Jun 19
Many World Cup teammates have special bonds. The tie that binds U.S. defender Ali Krieger and American goalkeeper Ashlyn Harris is among the strongest at the tournament.

Anti-Gay Aussie Athlete Israel Folau Takes to Pulpit, Blasts LGBTQs

Anti-Gay Aussie Athlete Israel Folau Takes to Pulpit, Blasts LGBTQs

By Kilian Melloy | Jun 18
Israel Folau might have wrecked his sports career with repeated instances of anti-LGBTQ rhetoric, but he might have a nascent career as a homophobic preacher already underway if his latest blast from the pulpit at LGBTQs is any indication.

Australia and Sam Kerr Quiet the Haters at the World Cup

Australia and Sam Kerr Quiet the Haters at the World Cup

By Anne M. Peterson | Jun 18
Australia's path to the Women's World Cup was turbulent even before its upset loss in the opening round.

Woman Accuses Neymar of Rape, Father Says Player Set Up

Woman Accuses Neymar of Rape, Father Says Player Set Up

By Mauricio Savarese | Jun 2
A Brazilian police document says an unidentified woman has accused soccer star Neymar of raping her in Paris last month. The player's father calls the incident "a setup" against his son.

Olympian Adam Rippon's New Memoir Reveals He Used to Hate Skating

Olympian Adam Rippon's New Memoir Reveals He Used to Hate Skating

By Sam Cronin | May 31
Before slaying the Winter Olympics last year, out figure skater Adam Rippon said he hated the sport, according to his new memoir.

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