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  1. Marshall Henderson says derogatory tweet about Michael Sam was fo...

    Jeff Goodman

    Former Ole Miss star Marshall Henderson told ESPN.com that his derogatory tweets about Michael Sam was a project to gather information for a friend who is deciding whether to tell his family and friends about his sexual orientation.

    Story | Conversation | May 12, 2014
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  3. Ex-player Wade Davis speaks at owners meetings about gay rights

    Former NFL player Wade Davis' speech to the owners, coaches and general managers delivered a significant message about sexual orientation in sports, commissioner Roger Goodell said Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | March 26, 2014
  4. Forty-four of 51 NFL players surveyed say teammates' sexual orien...

    Ben Goessling

    ESPN.com's NFL Nation and ESPN The Magazine combined on an anonymous survey that showed that while most players aren't concerned with another player's sexual orientation, it also made clear the concerns players would have.

    Story | Conversation | February 16, 2014
  5. ACC's lunchtime links

    Andrea Adelson

    Thoughts are with the BC family today on the passing of Dick Kelley. Year 2 brings bigger challenges for coach Steve Addazio. Clemson coach Dabo Swinney says a player's sexual orientation is nobody's business. Is Sammy Watkins the best receiv...

    Blog | February 14, 2014
  6. Why the Cards wont draft Michael Sam

    Josh Weinfuss

    The Arizona Cardinals won't draft Missouri defensive end Michael Sam in May. And it has nothing to do with his sexual orientation. The Cardinals are stocked, if not overstocked, at outside linebacker, the position Sam will most likely have to t...

    Blog | February 10, 2014
  7. Adam Silver says NBA teams have made 'basketball decision' on Jas...

    Darren Rovell

    NBA journeyman Jason Collins hasn't found a team since announcing last April he was gay. NBA commissioner Adam Silver says the reason has nothing to do with his sexual orientation.

    Story | Conversation | February 10, 2014
  8. Nwaneri would welcome gay teammate

    Michael DiRocco

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Jacksonville Jaguars offensive lineman Uche Nwaneri believes Michael Sam's sexual orientation will not result in problems when he finally enters an NFL locker room in May. Nwaneri said NFL players' only concern about Sam, the...

    Blog | February 10, 2014
  9. President Obama says Sochi Olympics will highlight U.S. equality

    President Barack Obama says the world will see the U.S. commitment to universal dignity when the U.S. takes home gold medals on the Olympic Games.

    Story | Conversation | January 28, 2014
  10. Privately gay Houston Oilers not surprising

    Tania Ganguli

    HOUSTON -- Lately the discussion of gay NFL players doesn't ask if there are any, but rather centers around when a gay player would feel comfortable enough to make his sexual orientation public. It's a good shift. It indicates the dissipation of s...

    Blog | December 26, 2013
  11. USOC adds sexual orientation to conduct code

    The U.S. Olympic Committee board revised its non-discrimination policy to include sexual orientation, a nod to its disapproval of the Russian anti-gay law recently passed by the Olympic host country.

    Story | Conversation | October 11, 2013
  12. Major League Baseball agrees to sexual harassment policy

    Major League Baseball says it will bolster its policies against harassment and discrimination based on sexual orientation, according to a new agreement provided to The Associated Press on Monday.

    Story | Conversation | July 15, 2013
  13. NFL rookie symposium will include speakers on the issue of sexual...

    Jane McManus

    For the first time, the NFL Rookie Symposium will include speakers on the issue of sexual orientation. The league plans to have ex-players speak about the possibility of having a gay teammate, and how to talk about these issues publicly.

    Story | Conversation | June 18, 2013
  14. Roger Goodell memo to NFL teams stresses anti-discrimination poli...

    The NFL distributed a document to its teams Monday reiterating its anti-discrimination policy on sexual orientation.

    Story | Conversation | April 29, 2013
  15. NFL to reinforce anti-discrimination policy

    The NFL said Wednesday it would reinforce its policies against discrimination based on sexual orientation after discussions with New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman.

    Story | Conversation | April 25, 2013
  16. Report -- NFL, NY talk on sexual orientation policy

    A person familiar with talks in a private meeting with New York officials says the NFL agrees to further review its policies to avoid discrimination and harassment based on sexual orientation.

    Story | Conversation | April 09, 2013
  17. NFL -- No violations in scouting combine questioning

    The NFL found no specific violations in its investigation into allegations that draft prospects were improperly asked about their sexual orientation during the scouting combine in Indianapolis.

    Story | Conversation | April 04, 2013