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Draft Day

By Kilian Melloy | Friday Apr 11, 2014
The director behind "Ghostbusters" and "Meatballs" certainly spends a lot of time and energy zigging and zagging on his way to a touchdown that never quite happens.

Sports Talk Radio Show on LGBT Issues To Debut

By Rachel Cohen | Wednesday Apr 9, 2014
The premiere of "The Outfield" this weekend on satellite radio will open with a discussion of Derrick Gordon, the UMass guard who on Wednesday became the first openly gay Division I men’s basketball player.

Jason Collins Signs for Rest of Season with Nets

Saturday Mar 15, 2014
Jason Collins has been signed for the rest of the season by the Brooklyn Nets.

Baseball Fan, 78, Comes Out

By Roger Brigham | Friday Feb 21, 2014
When lifelong baseball fan Norm Coleman, who recently turned 78, read about football star Michael Sam’s coming out, he decided to be part of the sea change slowly coming over sports.

Black History Month: Profiles of LGBT African-Americans of Note, Part 3: Michael Sam

By Mike Halterman | Friday Feb 21, 2014
Hotspots honors Black History Month by profiling black LGBT people who have made noteworthy achievements in their personal or professional lives. This week’s profile: Football star Michael Sam.

Under Armour Stumbles in Olympic Sponsorship

By Mae Anderson | Thursday Feb 20, 2014
The 2014 Sochi Olympics were expected to be a triumphant moment for the U.S. speedskating team - and the squad’s sponsor, Under Armour. It’s been anything but that.

Over the Mountain Winter Gadgets

By Joel Martens | Wednesday Jan 15, 2014
Here’s what’s what, and what’s gonna keep you warm, in this year’s rugged Winter Fashion.

Vikings Retain Counsel to Look into Kluwe Charges

By Jon Krawczynski | Friday Jan 3, 2014
The Minnesota Vikings have retained a former chief justice of the Minnesota Supreme Court and a former federal trial attorney to conduct an investigation into Chris Kluwe’s allegations that he was released from the team due to his support of gay marriage.

Serena Williams Wins Third AP Athlete of the Year Award

By Howard Fendrich | Thursday Dec 26, 2013
By adding a fifth career U.S. Open championship, and a second French Open title, Williams moved within one Grand Slam trophy of the 18 apiece won by Martina Navratilova and Chris Evert.

2014 Gay Games ’Scholarships’ Now Available

Saturday Dec 21, 2013
The 2014 Gay Games is announcing a participation scholarship for those who wish to be part of the event but don’t have the financial means to attend. There are a limited number of scholarships available.