By Nathan James The Brooklyn Nets, who made sports history when they signed center Jason Collins, pro sports’ first active, publicly out athlete, to a 10-day contract last week, like what they see in the veteran NBA player. According to the team and numerous other sources, the club is preparing to renew Collins 10-day contract […]
Jason Collins, who made history last spring as the first NBA player to come out of the closet, has been signed by the NBA’s Brooklyn Nets, making the 35-year-old center the only out athlete playing in any major-league sport.
Jason Collins, who made history last spring as the first NBA player to come out of the closet, is being evaluated by the Brooklyn Nets for possible signing, which would make the 35-year-old center the only out athlete playing in any major-league sport.
MIAMI — Former England soccer captain David Beckham announced on Wednesday that he has exercised his option to become the owner of a Major League Soccer team in Miami. “I have worked for some of the biggest clubs in the world, and some of the greatest players in the world, and this is a dream,” […]
Last July, U.S. sprinter Tyson Gay held the fastest 100-meter time in the world. He appeared primed to give world record holder Usain Bolt a run for the crown at the 2013 world championships in Moscow the following month. But instead of discussing his acceleration phase, Gay struggled through sobs as he told reporters that […]
Inclusion Of Gay, Lesbian Athletes In Olympic Delegation A ‘Gay Rights Message’: By Nathan James As the 2014 Winter Olympics continue in the Russian seaside city of Sochi, President Obama elaborated on his decision to name several openly gay athletes to the official United States delegation at the Games. Declaring that the move was intended […]
By Nathan James Amid the flurry of Super Bowl pregame shows and press conferences yesterday, the NFL Network, a league-owned channel, presented a program about “locker room culture” among its teams’ players. Andrea Kremer interviewed several players from various teams, on NFL Evolution about issues ranging from locker-room gossip, to hazing and the New Orleans […]
The U.S. Olympic Committee said on Monday it is sending the all-time largest athlete delegation of any nation in Winter Games history to next month’s Sochi Olympics with a 230-member team spread across all 15 disciplines. The U.S. team at the Feb. 7-23 Sochi Games will be comprised of 105 women and 125 men, including […]
When it comes the Olympics the one person will be looking forward to is speed skater Shani Davis. Ever since he made history as the first African American male to win an individual medal at the Winter Olympics back in 2006, people have been following this man ever since. With the upcoming Olympics set to […]
Retired American basketball star Dennis Rodman has checked himself into an alcohol treatment program after returning to the United States from his latest trip to North Korea, where he played an exhibition game for the birthday of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Rodman spokesman Darren Prince said Saturday that Rodman checked into the facility […]