Racial and ethnic discrimination

Referee Daniele Minelli shows the yellow card to Pescara's Sulley Muntari, second from right, during a Serie A soccer match between Pescara and Cagliari, at the Cagliari Sant'Elia stadium, Italy, Sunday, April 30, 2017. Pescara midfielder Sulley Muntari walked off the pitch in protest during his side's Serie A match at Cagliari after being booked for complaining to the referee about racist abuse from fans. Muntari told referee Daniele Minelli about the racist chants from home fans in the final minute of Pescara's 1-0 defeat but the official showed the Ghana midfielder a yellow card. (Fabio Murru/ANSA via AP)
May 04, 2017 - 12:47 pm
As monkey chants boomed around the Italian soccer stadium, Sulley Muntari became more incensed. The Ghanaian player sought out the referee and asked for intervention to silence the fans hurling racist abuse. Referees have the power to stop games and have warning messages amplified at stadiums...
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Security guard stands on the dugout roof and another on the field as Boston Red Sox fans watch Baltimore Orioles' Adam Jones head to the clubhouse after he was ejected for arguing a strikeout during the fifth inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Wednesday, May 3, 2017. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
May 04, 2017 - 8:52 am
BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Red Sox on Wednesday permanently banned from Fenway Park a man they said used a racial slur, a separate confrontation from the insults directed at Baltimore Orioles outfielder Adam Jones a night earlier but one the team says it is taking just as seriously. "I'm here to send...
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Baltimore Orioles manager Buck Showalter, right, rushes to home plate as starting pitcher Kevin Gausman argues with home plate umpire Sam Holbrook, after hitting Boston Red Sox Xander Bogaerts with a pitch, during the second inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Wednesday, May 3, 2017. Gausman was ejected on the play. At left is Baltimore Orioles catcher Caleb Joseph. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
May 04, 2017 - 7:21 am
BOSTON (AP) — Major League Baseball told the Red Sox and Orioles to stop their festering feud. Then the umpires backed it up. Hours after a conference call to tell the Red Sox and Orioles "Enough is enough," Baltimore starter Kevin Gausman was ejected in the second inning for hitting a batter and...
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Referee Daniele Minelli shows the yellow card to Pescara's Sulley Muntari, second from right, during a Serie A soccer match between Pescara and Cagliari, at the Cagliari Sant'Elia stadium, Italy, Sunday, April 30, 2017. Pescara midfielder Sulley Muntari walked off the pitch in protest during his side's Serie A match at Cagliari after being booked for complaining to the referee about racist abuse from fans. Muntari told referee Daniele Minelli about the racist chants from home fans in the final minute of Pescara's 1-0 defeat but the official showed the Ghana midfielder a yellow card. (Fabio Murru/ANSA via AP)
May 04, 2017 - 2:44 am
As monkey chants boomed around the Italian soccer stadium, Sulley Muntari became more incensed. The Ghanaian player sought out the referee and asked for intervention to silence the fans hurling racist abuse. Referees have the power to stop games and have warning messages amplified arounds stadiums...
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Baltimore Orioles manager Buck Showalter, right, rushes to home plate as starting pitcher Kevin Gausman argues with home plate umpire Sam Holbrook, after hitting Boston Red Sox Xander Bogaerts with a pitch, during the second inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Wednesday, May 3, 2017. Gausman was ejected on the play. At left is Baltimore Orioles catcher Caleb Joseph. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
May 04, 2017 - 12:09 am
BOSTON (AP) — Major League Baseball told the Red Sox and Orioles to stop their festering feud. Then the umpires backed it up. Hours after a conference call to tell the Red Sox and Orioles "Enough is enough," Baltimore starter Kevin Gausman was ejected in the second inning for hitting a batter and...
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Security guard stands on the dugout roof and another on the field as Boston Red Sox fans watch Baltimore Orioles' Adam Jones head to the clubhouse after he was ejected for arguing a strikeout during the fifth inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Wednesday, May 3, 2017. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
May 03, 2017 - 11:59 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Red Sox on Wednesday permanently banned from Fenway Park a man they said used a racial slur toward another fan, a separate confrontation from the insults directed at Baltimore Orioles outfielder Adam Jones a night earlier but one the team says it is taking just as seriously...
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Baltimore Orioles' Adam Jones warms up before a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox, Tuesday, May 2, 2017, in Boston. Jones called the incident in which he said fans inside Fenway Park yelled racial slurs at him and threw a bag of peanuts in his direction was "unfortunate," with no place in today's game. Jones called the incident in which he said fans inside Fenway Park yelled racial slurs at him and threw a bag of peanuts in his direction was "unfortunate," with no place in today's game. Red Sox team president Sam Kennedy said 34 people were ejected for various reasons Monday night and reiterated the team's "zero tolerance" policy for such incidents. He also said there would be extra security around the outfield on Tuesday night. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
May 03, 2017 - 9:37 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Major League Baseball is reviewing its security protocols in all 30 stadiums after Orioles outfielder Adam Jones complained of fans shouting racial slurs in Boston this week and other black players reacted by saying it's a common reality when playing in several cities. It's not yet...
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Baltimore Orioles' Adam Jones looks up at fans in center field during the third inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox, Tuesday, May 2, 2017, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
May 03, 2017 - 10:01 am
When Red Sox fans hurled the N-word toward Orioles outfielder Adam Jones in Fenway Park, it was a reminder of Boston's racial legacy — particularly around its sports teams. Boston's reputation as a racist sports town developed through decades of barriers broken and maintained, intertwined with...
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Baltimore Orioles' Adam Jones looks up at fans in center field during the third inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox, Tuesday, May 2, 2017, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
May 03, 2017 - 8:02 am
When Red Sox fans hurled the N-word toward Orioles outfielder Adam Jones in Fenway Park, it was a reminder of Boston's racial legacy — particularly around its sports teams. Boston's reputation as a racist sports town developed through decades of barriers broken and maintained, intertwined with...
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Baltimore Orioles' Adam Jones looks up at fans in center field during the third inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox, Tuesday, May 2, 2017, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
May 03, 2017 - 7:19 am
When Red Sox fans hurled peanuts and the N-word toward Orioles outfielder Adam Jones in Fenway Park, it was a reminder of Boston's racial legacy — particularly around its sports teams. Boston's reputation as a racist sports town developed through decades of barriers broken and maintained,...
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