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Derrick Gordon #2 of the Massachusetts Minutemen reacts while taking on the Tennessee Volunteers in the second round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at PNC Arena on March 21, 2014 in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

UMass’ Derrick Gordon Becomes 1st Openly Gay Player In D-1 Men’s Basketball

A transfer from Western Kentucky, Gordon played at high school powerhouse St. Patrick in New Jersey. His hometown is Plainfield, N.J.


Steve Elkington (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Golfer Tweets ‘Michael Sam Is Leading The Handbag Throw At NFL Combine’

Elkington later deleted his tweet, and then tried to clarify his position. He posted a reply: “I’m for Sam I’m against ESPN telling me he’s gay….”