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Why I’m Pulling for Gay NFL Prospect Michael Sam

February 12, 2014 | 8:00 am

Why I’m Pulling for Gay NFL Prospect Michael Sam

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KQED’s Scott Shafer on the entertaining dynamics between his gay and straight water polo teammates.

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NBA Player, Stanford Alum Jason Collins Comes Out as Gay; Reactions From Kobe Bryant, Steve Nash, More …

April 29, 2013 | 8:55 am

NBA Player, Stanford Alum Jason Collins Comes Out as Gay; Reactions From Kobe Bryant, Steve Nash, More …

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For years now it has seemed like only a matter of time. And now it has happened. In Sports Illustrated essay published online Monday, Washington Wizards center Jason Collins became the first male athlete to come out as gay while playing in major-league U.S. sports. He writes: I’m a 34-year-old NBA center. I’m black. And […]

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