Ugly Plays: Most Racist Moments in Sports

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  • Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, racist remarks
  • Fuzzy Zoeller, Tiger Woods, Master's Tournament, golf
  • Dani Alves Barcelona, banana, soccer
  • Philadelphia Eagles Riley Cooper, N-word, country music concert
  • Shaquille O'Neal, Yao Ming
  • Bill Romanowski N-word
  • Jozy Altidore
  • Marge Schott, Cincinnati Reds, Racist
  • John Rocker racist remarks, New York
  • Don Imus Rutger's
  • Jimmy The Greek

Fans Throw Banana at Brazilian Soccer Player Dani Alves

How did Barcelona defender Dani Alves — a Brazilian — respond this past Sunday when a fan in the stands threw a banana at him in what’s become a racist taunt practiced in soccer for decades? He picked it up, peeled it and took the opportunity to get an instant energy boost. How’s that for taking a bite out of racism?  

(Photo: David Ramos/Getty Images)

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