Racism

Mesut Özil Retires From German National Team, Cites “Racism and Disrespect”

7 hours ago   |   Slate   |   4 articles

Arsenal star Mesut Özil announced his retirement from the German national team in a lengthy statement released via Twitter on Sunday, citing “racism and disrespect” as reasons...
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Mesut Ozil retires from Germany after World Cup fallout and backlash from photo with Turkish president Erdogan

7 hours ago   |   CBS Sports

Ozil is hanging up his international boots, citing racism and backlash after meeting with the president of Turkey
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‘Racism and disrespect': Mesut Ozil announces shock international retirement

‘Racism and disrespect': Mesut Ozil announces shock international retirement

8 hours ago   |   RT   |   4 articles

The 92-times capped midfielder was critical of the public reaction to his pre-World Cup meeting with Turkish President, declaring that he “no longer wants to wear the German...
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Mesut Özil Quits German National Team, Citing Racism

8 hours ago   |   NY Times   |   4 articles

Özil, whose family is from Turkey, responded to criticism over his posing with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan before the World Cup and announced he was quitting.
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Paramount Television Fires President Over Racist Rant About Black Women

8 hours ago   |   News One

A powerful TV executive found herself on the unemployment line over alleged racist comments. This is the latest in a series of high-profile executive terminations for insulting...
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Mesut Ozil cites 'racism and disrespect' as he quits Germany

8 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera

Football star felt he was singled out as scapegoat for World Cup exit due to Turkish heritage and Erdogan meeting.
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Georgia College Student Sends Racist Text To New Roommate, Blames Spell Check

10 hours ago   |   Newsweek

"There is no place for bigotry or racism on our campuses," Georgia Southern University Principal Shelley C. Nickel has said.
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First he was wrongfully convicted. Then Chase Bank refused to take his restitution check

First he was wrongfully convicted. Then Chase Bank refused to take his restitution check

12 hours ago   |   Think Progress

After spending 23 years in prison for a crime he didn't commit, Darryl Fulton went to Chase Bank to deposit his restitution check of more than $160,000 from the state of...
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A neighbor complained about a black kid selling hot dogs. But this story has a happy ending

A neighbor complained about a black kid selling hot dogs. But this story has a happy ending

14 hours ago   |   Think Progress

Somebody complained to city authorities when 13-year old Jaequan Faulkner opened a hot dog stand in front of his family's Minneapolis home. The complaint echoes a zillion...
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SFPD called on black business owner in city's Mission District

23 hours ago   |   ABC

A black business owner is San Francisco's Mission District claims he's a victim of racial profiling.
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1 dead after shooting at Mormon church in Nevada

1 dead after shooting at Mormon church in Nevada

Fallon Police Chief Kevin Gehman says 48-year-old John Kelley O'Connor walked into the church, opened fire then walked home. Read more ...

British Open 2018: Tiger Woods' return not a fluke, insists Jordan Spieth

British Open 2018: Tiger Woods' return not a fluke, insists Jordan Spieth

Jordan Spieth was delighted to see Tiger Woods back in contention at The Open but was not surprised to see the 42-year-old playing so well. Read more ...

Ex-Jets offensive coordinator Tony Sparano dead at 56

Ex-Jets offensive coordinator Tony Sparano dead at 56

Tony Sparano, a longtime NFL coach who was the offensive coordinator for the Jets in 2012, died Sunday. He was 56. Sparano was the Vikings' offensive line coach and had been... Read more ...

Mets place Noah Syndergaard on disabled list with hand, foot and mouth disease

Mets place Noah Syndergaard on disabled list with hand, foot and mouth disease

The team believes Syndergaard contracted the disease working at a youth camp this week, according to the New York Post. Read more ...

3-year-old boy seriously injured in suspected UK acid attack

3-year-old boy seriously injured in suspected UK acid attack

A 3-year-old boy has been seriously injured in a suspected acid attack in a shop in the English city of Worcester Read more ...

Carter Page says FISA warrant accusations 'so ridiculous' and 'misleading'

Carter Page says FISA warrant accusations 'so ridiculous' and 'misleading'

Carter Page on Sunday called the accusations against him detailed in the foreign surveillance warrant application released by the FBI "so ridiculous." Read more ...

UFC Hamburg results: Anthony Smith destroys 'Shogun' Rua with first-round...

UFC Hamburg results: Anthony Smith destroys 'Shogun' Rua with first-round knockout

Anthony Smith scores an impressive knockout in the UFC Hamburg headliner and Corey Anderson notches the biggest win of his career in the co-main event. Read more ...

Mets-Yankees game postponed by rain, to be made up Aug. 13

Mets-Yankees game postponed by rain, to be made up Aug. 13

NEW YORK - The scheduled Subway Series finale between the New York Mets and New York Yankees has been postponed because of rain. Read more ...

Harvick wins at New Hampshire in thriller

Harvick wins at New Hampshire in thriller

Kevin Harvick used a bump-and-run on Kyle Busch with seven laps left in a thrilling battle of two of NASCAR's dominant drivers to win Sunday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Read more ...

PGA Championship 2018 odds: Tiger Woods among favorites to win year's final...

PGA Championship 2018 odds: Tiger Woods among favorites to win year's final major

Following Tiger Woods' brief lead at the British Open Championship on Sunday, odds for the PGA Championship were released. Read more ...