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NBA center Jason Collins comes out as a gay man

Patrick Leary

April 30, 2013

Filed under Sports

Before Monday, most basketball fans knew Jason Collins as a journeyman NBA center who never reached his first-round pick potential. From Monday on, he’ll be known as the first active openly gay athlete in the four major American tea...

LOCICERO: Great, the NBA is back

Michael LoCicero

October 30, 2012

Filed under Editors' Picks, Sports

So apparently the NBA season starts tonight. And wouldn’t you know it: it’s a doubleheader of Heat-Celtics and Mavericks-Lakers on TNT. It was such a wonderful break not having to hear about where LeBron ate lunch or what puppy he rescued from a tree every day, but alas, ...