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Football: Henry bids au revoir

Former Arsenal and France striker Thierry Henry has announced his retirement from football after a trophy-laden 20-year career. The 1998 World Cup winner, and Arsenal's...

USA Rugby and International Gay Rugby sign Memorandum of Understanding to...

BOULDER, Colo. – USA Rugby signed a memorandum of understanding with International Gay Rugby (IGR) Thursday, setting forth a partnership that will see the...

NBA moves North Carolina All-Star game over ‘bathroom bill’

The NBA basketball league will move its 2017 All-Star game from North Carolina in protest about a state law that it says discriminates against...

Months After Coming Out, NBA’s Collins Still Unsigned

When veteran NBA center Jason Collins came out of the closet in the April 29 issue of Sports Illustrated, there was an immediate, public...

Muhammad Ali Retroactively named “Fighter of the Year” for 1966

Ring Magazine names Muhammad Ali "Fighter of the Year" a half century after he was denied the honor because of his stand against the Vietnam...

Basketball’s Dennis Rodman Visits North Korea

Former U.S. basketball superstar Dennis Rodman has traveled to North Korea to help film a television show and engage in an unlikely cultural exchange...

Floyd Mayweather knocks Tiger Woods off the top of Forbes list

Floyd Mayweather has overtaken Tiger Woods at the top of Forbes magazine's list of the 100 highest-paid sports personalities over the past year. Boxer Mayweather,...

Chris Paul elected president of NBA players union

Chris Paul has already seemingly done the impossible by turning the long-languishing Los Angeles Clippers into a force in the Western Conference. Now he's...

Tyson Gay gives Usain Bolt world championships warning in Lausanne

Tyson Gay has again thrown down the gauntlet to Usain Bolt before the world championships by reinforcing his status as the current fastest man...

Adidas makes vow to closeted gay athletes

By Neil Wilkes Adidas has inserted a new clause into the contracts of the athletes it sponsors promising not to drop them if they reveal...