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Jason Collins

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  • 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...
  • Keith Olbermann Picks Just the Right Time to Return to Sports Coverage

    Keith Olbermann might not have fully realized it, but he picked the right time to get back into sports, where the coverage, for the most part, hasn't caught up with the news. It's been noted that sports once led society -- witness Jackie Robinson...
  • 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

    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...
  • 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...
  • '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...
  • Rams select Michael Sam, NFL's first openly gay player

    Rams select Michael Sam, NFL's first openly gay player
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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......
  • 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,...