Once again, Boomer and Craig filled their collective obligation and provided an entertaining start to yet another week as only they can.
It is clearly a terrific day for NBA fans who cheer the league for being progressive when it comes to tolerance. However, as a Nets fan, I find it to be another disappointment in a seemingly endless line since their move to Brooklyn.
Collins would become the first openly gay athlete to play in any of North America’s four major team sports.
The undersized Nets worked out Collins during the All-Star break, general manager Billy King confirmed on Thursday. Collins would become the NBA’s first openly gay active player if he’s signed.
General manager Billy King said Thursday the Brooklyn Nets are looking to add a big man and confirmed the team worked out center Jason Collins, who would become the first openly gay active NBA player if signed.
Tolerance is about to be tested in the National Football League. And Michael Sam hopes his ability is all that matters, not his sexual orientation.
This year was so packed with gigantic stories that we had to add a whopping 13 honorable mentions. And believe us, those had to be narrowed down, too.
The former Nets center made history in April as the first active male athlete in the four major American pro sports to come out.
Some speculated Collins, who made history in April as the first active male athlete in the four major American pro sports to come out, would be a fit New York.
“Yeah, man, I think there are (gay players) right now, and if they’re looking for a window to just come out, I mean, now is the window,” the second-year sensation told GQ, “My view on it is, yes, I am a Christian, but to each his own.”
One night after acquiring Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce and Jason Terry from the Celtics in a blockbuster trade, Nets general manager Billy King is interested in signing free-agent center Jason Collins, according to Yahoo! Sports.
“It’s pretty simple for me — I believe all people are created equal, regardless of their sexuality,” Steve Gleason said. “To promote respect and acceptance is an important role for NFL players and the NFLPA.”
NBA veteran Jason Collins marched in Boston’s gay pride parade after coming out in April.
The second- and third-ranked players were asked about the possibility Sunday at the Italian Open after NBA veteran Jason Collins recently became the first active player in any of the four major U.S. professional sports leagues to come out.
DeMario Davis has his beliefs as a Christian, and he has his beliefs about respecting others. For the Jets linebacker, the latter trumps all.