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NBA Player Jason Collins Comes Out: “I’m a 34-year-old NBA center. I’m black. And I’m gay.”

Washington Wizards Center Jason Collins has become to first openly gay player in a major American team sport: “”I’m a 34-year-old NBA center. I’m black. And I’m gay.” Kudos to Jason Collins for taking such an important step forward; both for himself and for so many others.

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Former Notre Dame Star Skylar Diggins Signs w/ Jay-Z’s Roc Nation Sports

Former Notre Dame star and the third pick in the WNBA draft, Skylar Diggins is the latest high profile athlete to sign on with Jay-Z’s Roc Nation Sports management company.

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Golf Prodigy Ginger Howard is Youngest Member of LPGA

Many of us may not be familiar with the name Ginger Howard; but that may quickly change in the coming month. At just 18 years-old, golf prodigy Ginger Howard is the youngest member of the LPGA (Ladies Professional Golf Association). And her younger sister Robi (16) may be right behind her.

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WNBA’s Brittney Griner Comes Out: “Don’t Hide Who You Really Are”

No.1 draft pick Brittney Griner recently discussed her sexuality in an interview with ESPN, confirming for the first time publicly that she is gay: “Don’t worry about what other people are going to say…if you’re just true to yourself, let that shine through.”

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WNBA Legend Sheryl Swoopes is Loyola University’s New Head Coach

WNBA legend Sheryl Swoopes has been hired as the new head coach of the women’s basketball team at Loyola University of Chicago. Swoopes is among the greatest women’s basketball players of all time; an Olympic gold medalist, four time WNBA champion, and three time mvp. According to ESPN, Loyola has struggled in recent years, but […]

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Brittney Griner No. 1 Pick by Phoenix Mercury in WNBA Draft

Brittney Griner was the No. 1 WNBA draft pick last night; she’ll be rocking a Phoenix Mercury jersey next season. Griner is the second all-time scorer and the top shot blocker in Women’s NCAA history, and has a record 18 dunks. Truly a phenom.

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Chicago HS B-Ball Star Jabari Parker Is Proud to Represent Young Black Males Going to College

Set to attend Duke U. next year as one of their most buzzed-about recruits in years, Jabari Parker says his greatest joy is being able to set a good example for other young people, and to help change the narrative surrounding Chicago’s youth.

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MLB Launches Task Force to Examine Decline in Black Players

Bud Selig, the commissioner of the MLB, has created a task force designed to examine why there’s so few black athletes in baseball. What do you think accounts for the decline?

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Magic Johnson’s Son Goes Public With Boyfriend; Parents ‘Very Proud’

EJ Johnson, the son of basketball great Magic Johnson, was recently spotted by TMZ walking about with his boyfriend. His father told TMZ that both he and his wife were very supportive of his son.

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Michael Vick Cancels Book Tour After Receiving ‘Threats of Violence’

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick was forced to cancel his book tour after “protests escalated into threats of violence.” Do you think Vick is deserving of the continued hostility towards him? Or is it time to let it go and move on?

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