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  1. espnW -- University of Massachusetts Minutemen starter Derrick Go...

    Kate Fagan

    A network of mentors helped UMass starter Derrick Gordon in his journey to becoming the first openly gay male player in Division I basketball.

    Story | Conversation | April 09, 2014
  2. espnW -- Kate Fagan explains why covering openly gay athletes is ...

    Kate Fagan

    Steve Elkington's tweets surrounding the coverage of openly gay NFL prospect Michael Sam highlighted what a lot of people are asking: "Why is this news?" It is news because civil rights have always been news, especially when barriers are finally smashed.

    Story | Conversation | February 25, 2014
  3. espnW -- Michael Sam's announcement that he is gay underscores ho...

    Kate Fagan

    Seeking to tell his own truth from the very beginning, NFL draft prospect Michael Sam becomes a key figure in the changing LGBT landscape of professional sports.

    Story | Conversation | February 10, 2014
  4. espnW -- 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' has always existed in sports med...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Brittney Griner and Jason Collins recently acknowledged their sexuality in different ways, which begs the question of what role we the media should play in "outing" sports figures.

    Story | Conversation | May 01, 2013
  5. espnW -- What exactly does it mean to be an openly gay athlete?

    Kate Fagan

    What exactly does it mean to be an openly gay athlete? Well, the recent news surrounding Brittney Griner shows the changing dialogue around gay athletes in sports.

    Story | Conversation | April 19, 2013
  6. espnW -- Michael Jordan steals NBA Alll-Star show, Danica Patrick...

    D'Arcy Maine

    Michael Jordan is fawned over for the awesome accomplishment of turning 50, but Danica Patrick gets ripped after actually winning the pole at Daytona? In The Buzz That Was, we look back at a very upside-down week.

    Story | Conversation | February 22, 2013
  7. Sarah Spain: A wonderful goal: welcoming gay players

    Sarah Spain

    Honoring his late brother, Brendan, Flyers scout Patrick Burke's "You Can Play" project aims to make hockey welcoming for gay players.

    Story | Conversation | March 06, 2012
  8. Sports and homosexuality issue is not going away

    Jane McManus

    The door seems to be opening in the big four sports leagues: More athletes are speaking out in support of same-sex marriage, and leagues are penalizing those who use gay slurs.

    Story | Conversation | May 23, 2011
  9. Upsets and bracket busters galore

    Amanda Rykoff

    Until spring arrives (please be right, Punxsutawney Phil), we've got sports to keep us warm. Last night brought us another scorching night of hoops, with Jimmer Fredette, buzzer-beaters, upsets and another 40-plus game from Kevin Durant.

    Blog | Conversation | February 03, 2011
  10. Games We're Watching: Blast from the past

    Adena Andrews

    Take a trip back in time as Tracy McGrady starts -- and might actually be effective -- for a team again. While you're at it, you also can enjoy some competitive conference play among the nation's top women's and men's college teams.

    Blog | Conversation | January 26, 2011