NBA’s gayest player Jason Collins exchanges an awkward handshake/hug with former boy bander Lance Bass outside Boa in Los Angeles last night. Everyone seams happy, move along folks nothing to see here.-TO
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Is an NFL player ready to follow in Jason Collins' footsteps?
Late last month, Collins, a 12-year NBA veteran, became the first active player in one of the four major U.S. professional sports leagues to announce that he is gay. Collins' decision to go public was met with support from fellow NBA players and athletes from other leagues, including the NFL.
But is the NFL ready...
From Dave Zirin at The Nation:
There’s another side of this, however, that could not have escaped RGIII’s precise mind as he considered the concepts of sports and sacrifice: There is no way in heaven or hell Muhammad Ali, who is of African, Native American and Irish ancestry, would have ever accepted being called a Redskin.
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