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  1. Cubs weigh in on possibility of a gay teammate

    Jesse Rogers

    MESA, Ariz. -- Michael Sam is preparing to become the first openly gay athlete in the NFL and Jason Collins became the first openly gay active NBA player Sunday by taking the floor for the Brooklyn Nets, but Major League Baseball has yet to employ an...

    Blog | February 24, 2014
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  3. Ventura: Gay player wouldn't be big issue

    Doug Padilla

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Chicago White Sox manager Robin Ventura said Sunday he would be more than willing to welcome an openly gay athlete into the clubhouse. The issue has been at the forefront ever since All-America defensive end Michael Sam, from th...

    Blog | February 16, 2014
  4. Major U.S. men's pro leagues prepare for their Jason Collins

    Wayne Drehs

    Major U.S. men's sports leagues have been preparing for the moment when an active player announces he's gay. It was never a matter of if, but when.

    Story | Conversation | May 01, 2013
  5. How will sports react to openly gay athlete?

    Bill Konigsberg

    Mike Piazza isn't gay, but odds are a number of athletes are. How will the world treat the first to "come out?"

    Story | Conversation | May 23, 2002
  6. Kahrl: LGBT sports summit set to address needs of athletes and co...

    Christina Kahrl

    Organizers and participants committed to fighting for the inclusion of LGBT athletes at every level, from pros to rec leagues

    Story | Conversation | June 13, 2013
  7. Jason Collins throws out first pitch

    Associated Press

    BOSTON -- Jason Collins, the first active athlete to come out as being gay in one of the four U.S. major professional sports leagues, threw out the ceremonial first pitch at Fenway Park on Thursday night before the Red Sox played the Texas Rangers. ...

    Blog | June 06, 2013
  8. Jason Collins throws out first pitch at Boston Red Sox game

    Jason Collins, the first active athlete to come out as being gay in one of the four U.S. major professional sports leagues, threw out the ceremonial first pitch at Fenway Park on Thursday night before the Red Sox played the Texas Rangers.

    Story | Conversation | June 06, 2013
  9. Toronto Blue Jays minor leaguers hear talk on anti-gay slurs from...

    The founder of an organization that promotes equality among all athletes has talked to Toronto Blue Jays minor leaguers about the damaging effects of anti-gay slurs.

    Story | Conversation | March 15, 2013
  10. Richard Dent, Ernie Banks support Illinois gay marriage bill

    Two Hall of Fame athletes signed a letter supporting a gay marriage bill on its way to the Illinois House.

    Story | Conversation | March 07, 2013