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  • Jason Collins signs with Nets for rest of season

    NEW YORK -- Jason Collins, the NBA's first openly gay players, has been signed for the rest of the season by the Brooklyn Nets. The 7-foot center had finished his second 10-day contract, which meant the Nets had to sign him for the remainder of the...
  • Clippers' J.J. Redick practices, still uncertain about his return

    Clippers' J.J. Redick practices, still uncertain about his return
    After practicing Thursday and Friday, Clippers guard J.J. Redick said he won’t play Saturday night and remains uncertain when he will return. Redick did say “I don’t know” if he would need surgery for the bulging disk in his...
  • In his argument to the NBA, Donald Sterling references Magic owner Rich DeVos

    In his argument to the NBA, Donald Sterling references Magic owner Rich DeVos
    In his effort to keep the Los Angeles Clippers, Donald Sterling is arguing that the NBA is imposing a “grossly disproportionate” and “unparalleled” punishment against him for his racist remarks. And to make that point, Sterling...
  • De Sterling, el beso controversial y el Preakness

    De Sterling, el beso controversial y el Preakness
    Esta ha sido una semana difícil para escribir sin caer en una controversia mayúscula. Por un lado continúa al escándalo del octogenario dueño de los Clippers de Los Angeles, Donald Sterling, quien entre más habla y se esfuerza por aclarar sus...
  • Beyonce lands cover of Time's 100 most influential people issue

    Beyonce lands cover of Time's 100 most influential people issue
    Beyonce has been named among this year's most influential people by Time magazine.  The Grammy-winning singer, who locked in the 11th annual Time 100 main cover, joins this year's other honorees — director Robert Redford, General Motors CEO Mary...
  • Outfest 2014: Dan Bucatinsky, Jason Collins share how 'It Got Better'

    Outfest 2014: Dan Bucatinsky, Jason Collins share how 'It Got Better'
    Actors and producing partners Dan Bucatinsky and Lisa Kudrow teamed up this year with It Gets Better Project founder Dan Savage to create “It Got Better,” a six-part Web series featuring lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender icons...
  • Nets' Jason Collins has the NBA's top-selling jersey

    Nets' Jason Collins has the NBA's top-selling jersey
    Jason Collins wore the No. 46 jersey in his season debut Sunday with the Brooklyn Nets. He will eventually wear No. 98, his preferred jersey number. But as far as the folks in the NBA are concerned, he has the No. 1 jersey. Just two days after he...
  • Jon Stewart on Jason Collins: Gays may not want to join this club

    Jon Stewart on Jason Collins: Gays may not want to join this club
    On Monday, Jason Collins secured his role in the history books as the first openly gay player in the NBA. Despite the perception of widespread homophobia in the world of professional sports, Collins’ coming out, via an essay in Sports Illustrated,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • NBA center Jason Collins says he is gay

    NBA center Jason Collins says he is gay
    NBA center Jason Collins, who played for the Washington Wizards last season, has become the first male athlete still active in a major professional sport to come out as gay. Collins made his announcement to Sports Illustrated, which will feature Collins...