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Carolyn Moos is probably a name you wouldn’t recognize in conversation, but if one were to mention Jason Collins, it might click. She is the former fiancée of the NBA player who recently came-out, and is the first openly gay male athlete in professional sports. She spent eight years in a relationship with Collins, most of them while both student-athletes at Stanford, only to have him call off their wedding one month before they were scheduled to be married. He never provided a reason, and left her life shattered and full of confusion. Moos spoke recently with Cosmopolitan, and shared not only how he ended things so suddenly, but how she learned he was gay, and how it affected her life. Jason told me he’s gay over the phone on a Monday morning in April, the same day the magazine hit newsstands. However, he didn’t mention the article—that came as a surprise when I heard about it from a friend. In his essay, Jason wrote that he’d once been engaged to a woman. Reporters zoomed in on me, thrusting my name into the news. My in-box exploded with e-mails from women saying the same thing had happened to them. I’m [...]
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When NBA player Jason Collins came out as gay this spring, he was lauded as a hero to a lot of people. One notable exception is the shocked woman who thought she was going to be his wife.
That woman is named Carolyn Moos, and she has told her tale ("Jason Collins is my Ex-Fiance") of being engaged to Collins in the new edition of Cosmopolitan.
Once she gets to the point...
The Wizards will begin their preparation for their 8th annual Vegas Summer League stint at the Verizon Center tonight and as usual, the squad will be comprised of rookies, underachievers and big dreamers. Who the roster won’t include this summer, unfortunately, are last year’s draft picks Bradley Beal and Tomas Satoransky. Beal is still nursing [...]
The Washington Wizards added free agent Eric Maynor on Wednesday and re-signed Garrett Temple for backcourt depth behind John Wall and Bradley Beal.
Maynor played 64 games with Oklahoma City and Portland last season, averaging 4.5 points and 2.8 assists.
''He will bring stability and experience in that role and add leadership and character off the floor,'' Wizards...
Wizards vs Raptors 2013, a set on Flickr. http://www.csnwashington.com/Wizards – The Wizards took on the Raptors at home. This is what I saw featuring John Wall, Martell Webster, Bradley Beal and the Wizard Girls.
Wizards vs Kings 2013, a set on Flickr. www.csnwashington.com/Wizards – The Wizards came up short..again..against the soon to be Seattle Supersonics (kept the description the same as orginial post since it was a foregone conclusion SacTown basketball was done.) Isiah Thomas v.II scorched Washington with an impressive 4th quarter that finished with a tear drop [...]
Wizards vs Suns 2013, a set on Flickr. www.csnwashington.com – The Wizards hosted the Suns and continued their winning ways at home. Here are my shots from the game featuring John Wall, the Wizard Girls and the unveiling of Unleash the Wizard by Martell Webster.
Bradley Beal is still not medically cleared to play more than three months after he was diagnosed with a stress injury in his right fibula.
Beal will not participate on the Washington Wizards' Summer League team, as well as Team USA's minicamp.
“It’s definitely tough, not being able to work out for 12 weeks or whatever it was, and now I’m actually starting to get into...
A return of #98?
Jason Collins played in 32 games for the Celtics last year, starting at center in 7 of them (with minimal success). He averaged 1.2 points and 1.6 rebounds in just over 10 minutes per game before being dealt to Washington at the trade deadline as part of the Jordan Crawford deal. Collins appeared in just 6 contests for the Wizards, and is now an unrestricted...
Wizards vs Magic 2013, a set on Flickr. www.csnwashington.com/Wizards – The Wizards hosted the Orlando Magic and came away with their 3rd victory in a row in John Wall’s second game back. Impressive win and here are some of the sights courtesy of my lens featuring John Wall, Nene, Wale, Bradley Beal and the Wizard [...]
When the Wizards selected Glen Rice Jr. in this past NBA draft, most Wizards fans erroneously thought they selected Glenn Robinson III. While they’re both progeny of former NBA players, Robinson III returned to the University of Michigan for his sophomore season. This begs the questions of who is Glen Rice Jr., and why are [...]
Wizards vs Nets 2013, a set on Flickr. www.csnwashington.com/wizards – The Wizards hosted the Brooklyn Nets and despite hanging on to force 2 overtimes the Wizards could not pull it out in the end. This is how I saw the game featuring Nene, Andray Blatche, Jerry Stackhouse, Steez, Deron Williams and Bradley Beal
Wizards vs Pacers 2013, a set on Flickr. The Washington Wizards took on the Indiana Pacers on Monday night at the phone booth in an attempt to end their 0 for everything streak. Unfortunately despite the inspired play at the end of the game the Wizards came up short. Game featuring Steez, Wale, Bradley Beal, [...]