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  1. Derrick Gordon of Massachusetts Minutemen says it was either come...

    Jeff Goodman

    UMass guard Derrick Gordon told ESPN that he would have quit basketball if he did not come out publicly as gay last April.

    Story | Conversation | October 09, 2014
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  3. Derrick Gordon, UMass basketball player, becomes first openly gay...

    Kate Fagan

    Derrick Gordon, a sophomore starter for the University of Massachusetts men's basketball team, stepped forward Wednesday as the first openly gay player in Division I men's college basketball, sharing his story with ESPN and Outsports.

    Story | Conversation | April 09, 2014
  4. Julie Hermann, AD of Rutgers Scarlet Knights, acknowledges she's ...

    Brett McMurphy

    New Rutgers athletic director Julie Hermann has acknowledged she is gay in her official university biography, but says she wants to be judged solely on her ability as an athletic director.

    Story | Conversation | July 25, 2013
  5. How much progress has America made in discussing love, sexuality,...

    Kiese Laymon

    It's easy to ask simplistic questions when an athlete comes out. It's much harder to have honest and respectful conversations about sex, love, intimacy and religion. We've failed to do this many times. Let's start now.

    Story | Conversation | June 06, 2013
  6. NAIA standout comes out as gay

    Myron Medcalf

    An NAIA forward is believed to be the first openly gay player in men's college basketball. Jallen Messersmith, a 6-foot-8 athlete for Benedictine College (Atchison, Kan.), announced his sexuality in a story written by Outsports.com on Tuesday. The...

    Blog | May 29, 2013
  7. Benedictine College basketball player Jallen Messersmith announce...

    Jallen Messersmith of Benedictine College in Atchison, Kan., has come out and is believed to be the first openly gay player in U.S. men's college basketball.

    Story | Conversation | May 29, 2013
  8. Out athletes and dissent

    Johnette Howard

    Did you notice what happened to those who dared to criticize or voice their discomfort with Jason Collins' announcement? They're the ones who found themselves isolated, under attack and pressured to remain silent.

    Story | Conversation | May 02, 2013
  9. Jason Collins opens door, more work to come

    Howard Bryant

    What happens over the next months and years will say more about American society and its boundaries of acceptance than it ever could about Jason Collins or Kirk Walker or Kevin McClatchy or Martina Navratilova.

    Story | Conversation | May 01, 2013
  10. NCAA president Mark Emmert calls for inclusiveness

    Jason Collins' announcement could have a profound impact on college sports, too.

    Story | Conversation | April 30, 2013
  11. John B. Wolf, Rutgers Scarlet Knights lawyer, staying after all

    Brett McMurphy

    John B. Wolf resigned as Rutgers interim senior vice president and general counsel, but will remain at the school as a university attorney, Rutgers announced in a statement Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | April 09, 2013
  12. Former player says Mike Rice actions were similar for Robert Morr...

    A Robert Morris internal investigation into former basketball coach Mike Rice found no evidence of the "coaches against player" brawls alleged by an ex-Rutgers employee, though one former Colonial contacted by the school claims Rice used anti-gay slurs on

    Story | Conversation | April 09, 2013
  13. Rutgers Scarlet Knights' ex-dean Carl Kirschner named interim AD

    Rutgers is turning to former dean Carl Kirschner to run its athletic department amid the basketball scandal that led to the firing of coach Mike Rice and the resignation of athletic director Tim Pernetti, ESPN has confirmed through a sources.

    Story | Conversation | April 08, 2013
  14. Former Rutgers Scarlet Knights AD Tim Pernetti getting $1.2M, iPa...

    Former Rutgers athletic director Tim Pernetti is getting $1.2 million in salary, plus an iPad, car allowance and more than two years of health insurance coverage under a settlement agreement.

    Story | Conversation | April 08, 2013
  15. Mike Rice scandal -- Rutgers Scarlet Knights viewing practice vid...

    Rutgers University is commissioning an independent investigation of the conduct of former men's basketball coach Mike Rice and the way the school handled the situation.

    Story | Conversation | April 08, 2013
  16. Rhode Island Rams coach Dan Hurley -- Rutgers Scarlet Knights not...

    Rhode Island coach Dan Hurley said that he has had no talks with Rutgers officials about replacing the fired Mike Rice, and that he is looking forward to returning next season to a Rams team expected to be a vast improvement over its 8-21 predecessor.

    Story | Conversation | April 07, 2013
  17. Inside Rutgers' 17-day investigation: From first instincts to a f...

    Don Van Natta Jr.

    If after seeing the Mike Rice video, the initial instincts of Tim Pernetti and an investigator were to fire Rice, a simple question is raised: Why wasn't he fired?

    Story | Conversation | April 05, 2013