Yunel Escobar Eye Black

Blink and You'd Have Missed Escobar's Suspension

Kolby Solinsky | Posted 11.21.2012 | Canada
Kolby Solinsky

Yunel Escobar has served his three-game suspension for writing a gay slur on his eye black last Saturday, and will return to the Toronto Blue Jays lineup tonight. Wait, didn't that happen, like, yesterday? We've barely had time to breathe, and now Escobar is returning?

What Escobar Did Is Stupid -- But I've Been Stupid Too

Reid Price | Posted 11.19.2012 | Canada
Reid Price

Earlier I was called out for using the words "retarded" and "handicapped" in a couple of tweets which referenced Yunel Escobar, the Blue Jays shortstop in hot water for writing the words "Tu ere maricon" ("You are a faggot") in his black eye. I offended someone. I apologized, and after an honest, open, and level- headed conversation concluded that I should be more conscientious. I wasn't foolish enough to write the words across my face, but still, for what I did in the first place, I suppose I'm pretty stupid as well.

Pride Toronto Director's Powerful Response To Escobar

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 11.18.2012 | Canada

The clamorous reaction to Blue Jay Yunel Escobar's eye-black slur is still going strong, fuelled by Tuesday's press conference that saw the shortstop ...

REACTION: 'Teammates Should Have Policed' Eye-Black Slur

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.18.2012 | Canada

Toronto Blue Jays player Yunel Escobar jumped into the headlines Monday night when a keen observer spotted what can be translated as a homophobic slur...