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Jason Collins

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  • Jason Collins puts his focus on the game, not history

    Jason Collins puts his focus on the game, not history
    Jason Collins rose from his seat on the bench and strode slowly toward the scorer's table. He stepped on a traction mat, removed the T-shirt covering his jersey top and joined his Brooklyn Nets teammates on the Staples Center court. It was a routine...
  • 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: '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

    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...
  • Clippers' Matt Barnes playing at high level

    Clippers' Matt Barnes playing at high level
    Matt Barnes has admitted that all the trade chatter bothered the Clippers' starting small forward. Since not being traded away at the trade deadline last Thursday, Barnes has played perhaps his best basketball of the season. In the three games since...
  • Clippers' Jamal Crawford set to have MRI on calf

    Clippers shooting guard Jamal Crawford is scheduled Thursday to have an MRI on his strained left calf to determine the severity of the injury. Crawford was injured with a few seconds left in the second quarter Wednesday night during the Clippers’...
  • Looking Out: Jason Collins' jersey is NBA's top-seller

    He's 35, he only has a 10-day contract and it looks like he might be near the end of his career, but Jason Collins apparently has the NBA's top-selling jersey. And the jersey with the second-highest sales. And the fourth. Collins' Brooklyn Nets...
  • Watch Manu Ginobli's shoe get obliterated during a game

    Normally, it's advantageous to be quick in basketball. But that's not always true, as San Antonio Spurs star Manu Ginobli found out during a game Wednesday against the Detroit Pistons. While guarding Pistons guard Rodney Stuckey, Ginobli was so fast...
  • Clippers' Jamal Crawford has mild calf strain, listed as day to day

    Clippers' Jamal Crawford has mild calf strain, listed as day to day
    The Clippers and Jamal Crawford got good news Thursday when an MRI revealed that the shooting guard has a mild strained left calf and that he will be listed as day-to-day. Crawford was hurt just before halftime of the Clippers’ game against the...
  • Steinberg: Collins breaks ground

    The signing of NBA player Jason Collins has the possibility of pushing the taboo against gay players in sports further into the trash can of past barriers. The Brooklyn Nets signed the openly gay player to a 10-day contract. A 10-day contract doesn't...
  • 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...