PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Deron Williams took a moment to snap a few photos of Brooklyn teammate Jason Collins at their shootaround in Portland. He couldn’t help it: The NBA’s first openly gay player was […]
Jason Collins became the NBA’s first active openly gay player Sunday. His only focus was how he played basketball.
It’s not exactly sports, it’s “sports entertainment,” but it’s still an awfully big deal.
Poll shows an overwhelming majority of Americans support gay athletes.
On Saturday, a horse named Orb won the Kentucky Derby with jockey Joel Rosario in the saddle.
“Change is coming from the top down, but it’s also coming from the bottom up,” says Ellen Staurowsky, a professor of sport management at Drexel University in Philadelphia.
Chris covers the details of the close of the Kermit Gosnell trial, reviews Chris Christie’s appearance with Joe Scarborough yesterday, and analyzes the reaction to NBA Player Jason Collins announcement that he is gay. He talks to Bucks Country Courier-Times Columnist JD Mullane, Dennis Michael Lynch about his documentary They Come to America II: The Cost of Amnesty, Marc Summers about the annual Philadelphia Burger Brawl, State Senator Dominic Pileggi, and the Reverend Dr. Kevin Johnson.
NBA veteran center Jason Collins has become the first active male professional athlete in the major four American sports leagues to come out as gay.