| Mar 1, 2014
| 11:33 PM
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...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 7:53 AM
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...
| May 28, 2014
| 12:35 PM
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...
| May 14, 2014
| 3:02 PM
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...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 4:30 AM
"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...
| May 10, 2014
| 8:50 PM
It took nearly the entire draft, but Michael Sam and the NFL finally made history.
The St. Louis Rams used the 249th pick in the seventh round to select Sam, who has officially become the league's first openly gay player.
Being picked by St. Louis...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 12:04 PM
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...
| Feb 11, 2014
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......
| May 1, 2013
| 7:50 AM
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,...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 9:12 AM
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...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 9:48 AM
NBA center Jason Collins became the first male athlete in a major pro sport to come out as gay on Monday, and he received immediate support from a big name: former President Bill Clinton. Collins went to Stanford at the same time as Clinton's daughter,...