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  • Jason Collins played a big role in Atlanta's playoff series win over Orlando in 2011

    Jason Collins played a big role in Atlanta's playoff series win over Orlando in 2011
    Brooklyn Nets center Jason Collins will be remembered as a barrier breaker. This season, he became the first openly gay athlete to play in one of North America's four major professional team sports leagues. That achievement likely will become his legacy....
  • Doc Rivers says Clippers' trades improve financial flexibility

    Doc Rivers says Clippers' trades improve financial flexibility
    Doc Rivers said the trades the Clippers made Thursday were more about freeing up cap space than improving the team for the final 26 games of the regular season. The team traded veteran forward Antawn Jamison to the Atlanta Hawks and reserve center Byron...
  • Lakers' 108-102 loss isn't real story as Jason Collins makes history

    The well-chronicled failures of the Lakers were pushed aside for a day, mercifully their fans would say, as national media members converged on Staples Center to cover Jason Collins, the NBA's first openly gay player. He came out in a Sports Illustrated...
  • 'Dallas Buyers Club,' 'Orange Is the New Black' Among GLAAD Media Awards Nominees

    "Dallas Buyers Club," "Blue Is the Warmest Color," "Orange is the New Black" and "Grey's Anatomy" are among the films and TV shows nominated for this year's GLAAD Media Awards, which honors accurate representations of the LGBTQ community. The 25th Annual...
  • Michael Sam, the Bears and the gay-challenged NFL

    Michael Sam, the Bears and the gay-challenged NFL
    Missouri defensive end Michael Sam is openly gay and proud. He is preparing to play in the NFL. And so I thought of Lance Briggs. I thought of last April when NBA veteran Jason Collins told the world he is gay. I thought of Briggs’ Twitter...
  • Speaking of Sports

     
    I'm intrigued by the suspension of Oklahoma State University star Marcus Smart for shoving a fan in the final seconds of Saturday's game against Texas Tech. The fan, a rabid Texas Tech rooter named Jeff Orr, admits to having called......
  • Jacque Vaughn says Jason Collins was one of the best teammates he ever had

    TORONTO — Jacque Vaughn is a fan of Jason Collins. On Sunday, Collins signed a 10-day contract with the Brooklyn Nets and became the first openly gay player in North America’s four major professional team sports leagues. Vaughn and Collins...
  • Jason Collins, first openly gay NBA player, signs with the Nets

    Jason Collins, first openly gay NBA player, signs with the Nets
    Jason Collins, a 35-year-old free agent, signed a 10-day contract Sunday with the Brooklyn Nets, which makes him the first openly gay athlete in one of America's four major sports leagues. The 7-foot center, who came out after playing last season with...
  • IRONPIGS REVEAL #SMELLTHECHANGE MYSTERY

    IRONPIGS REVEAL #SMELLTHECHANGE MYSTERY
    IronPigs fans found out today what #smellthechange meant when the team made what it called a “major announcement” at 1 p.m. … Dale Earnhardt Jr., not Jimmy Johnson, outlasted the rain Sunday to win his second Daytona 500. A tweet from...
  • Jason Collins: 'Overwhelmingly positive' response since joining Nets

    Jason Collins said the reaction to him becoming the first openly gay player in the NBA had been positive, with one exception. “Well, of course on Twitter you’re going to have a few crazies,” Collins said before the Brooklyn Nets...
  • Kings' toughest foe may be the schedule

    DENVER -- The NHL's Olympic break may be over but its effects are lingering for the players who made the long trip home from Sochi last weekend. Kings defenseman Drew Doughty, who joined the team Monday in Denver after helping Canada win a gold medal...