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Galaxy loan Robbie Rogers to Galaxy II

CARSON, Calif. (AP) The Los Angeles Galaxy loaned Robbie Rogers to their Galaxy II team for a USL Pro game against Sacramento Republic FC on Sunday night.
Via FOXSports.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

LA Galaxy 2014 Season Preview

March is here and that means another First Kick and the start of the MLS season. Fresh off a disappointing season by LA standards, the boys from Carson look to improve upon last season's start that saw the team go 3-8-2 and crash out of last year's CONCACAF Champions League to lowly Toronto FC. The Galaxy start off this season with back-to-back games vs. Real Salt Lake in...
Via Total MLS
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

League MVP Mike Magee still holding out in Chicago

For a guy barely recognizable to most domestic soccer fans through most of his professional career, Mike Magee sure has made a lot of news over the last few months. His inspirational goal-scoring tear nearly rescued an entire club’s season, his big run at the Golden Boot, his involvement in the high profile Robbie Rogers trade, his ability to land league MVP honors on a club that...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

RAW & SD Both Sold Out, Bella Twins Note, & More

– WWE Superstar Darren Young was included in a list of gay athletes in an article done by CNN today covering the story of NFL prospect Michael Sam coming out. Other athletes listed included UFC’s Liz Carmouche, Robbie Rogers, Brittney Griner and Jason Collins. – We can now confirm that both tonight’s RAW TV taping at the Staples Center in Los Angeles and Tuesday’s SmackDown...
Via WZR Online
February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Everton Midfielder Thomas Hitzlsperger reveals that he is gay

Former Premier League midfielder and German international Thomas Hitzlsperger revealed that he’s gay in an interview with German newspaper Die Zeit. This is definitely the most high profile soccer (or football, depending on what part of the world you’re reading this story in) player to ever come out of the closet. “I’m revealing my homosexuality because I want to promote...
Via The Sports Bank
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

10 Biggest Football Stories Of 2013

10 Biggest Football Stories Of 2013 - originally posted on Soccerlens.com2013 was a varied and often frustrating year in football on the world stage. From the Qatar World Cup debacle, to the looming outline of match-fixing becoming ever clearer behind the curtain of the game, there were plenty of scandals and sagas. Still, the game itself grabbed the spotlight too, and it’s power...
Via Soccerlens
December 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Rogers surprised by support

Los Angeles Galaxy star and former Leeds winger Robbie Rogers has said he did not think it was possible to come out as gay while in the game. Rogers came out in January this year, after being released by English Championship side Leeds United, but has only just opened up about his initial concerns. His departure from the sport was shortlived as he returned to training with Galaxy...
Via Fox Soccer
December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Sky News breaks news that RGIII came out

British diving star, Olympic medalist, and former World Champion Tom Daley came out and announced he was gay in a YouTube video.  Daley's announcement comes on the heels of Jason Collins, Robbie Rogers, and several other prominent athletes making the decision to come out publicly. To commemorate Daley's announcement, Sky News in the UK produced what else, a slideshow...
Via Awful Announcing
December 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Again and again, sports alters boundaries for race, sex and relationships

Robbie Rogers of the LA Galaxy It has been said over and over for many years that sports are the great equalizer. It has also been said over and over for many years that sports are a microcosm of society. It’s well documented how much sports have impacted society and helped it to move along at a greater speed. Whether it was Jackie Robinson, Jesse Owens, the starting five for Texas...
Via Midwest Sports Fans
November 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Galaxy play scoreless tie against Earthquakes

The Los Angeles Galaxy clinched a playoff berth with a scoreless draw against the San Jose Earthquakes on Sunday night. The Galaxy (15-11-7) are third in the Western Conference, two points behind Portland and one back of Real Salt Lake. They are at Seattle in their final regular-season game next Sunday night. The Earthquakes (13-11-9) are sixth in the West, three points behind...
Via AP on Fox
October 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Rogers set to relase memoir in 2014

Robbie Rogers, the first openly gay male athlete to play in a US professional league, has a memoir scheduled to be published next year. Penguin Books announced Thursday that ''Coming Out to Play'' will be published as a paperback original. Penguin says Rogers' book will track his rise from a ''troubled, isolated child'' to a winger for the Los...
Via Fox Soccer
October 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Openly Gay Soccer Player Robbie Rogers to Write Book, ‘Coming Out to Play’ to be Published in 2014

NEW YORK, N.Y. — Robbie Rogers, the first openly gay male athlete to play in a U.S. professional league, has a memoir scheduled to be published next year. Penguin Books announced Thursday that “Coming Out to Play” will be published as a paperback original. Penguin says Rogers’ book will track his rise from a “troubled, isolated child” to a winger for the Los Angeles Galaxy...
Via NESN.com
October 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Openly gay soccer player Rogers to write memoir

Robbie Rogers, the first openly gay male athlete to play in a U.S. professional league, has a memoir scheduled to be published next year. Penguin Books announced Thursday that ''Coming Out to Play'' will be published as a paperback original. Penguin says Rogers' book will track his rise from a ''troubled, isolated child'' to a winger for the Los...
Via AP on Fox
October 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Gay Athletes Jason Collins, Robbie Rogers Hang Out, Joke Height Disparity Is Due to High Heels (Photo)

Jason Collins and Robbie Rogers are two of a kind as openly gay professional athletes in major American sports. So, it makes sense that the two trailblazers would get together at some point. Rogers is currently in the middle of his MLS campaign with the L.A. Galaxy, while Collins is still looking for another job in the NBA. However, the two still recently found the time for a photo...
Via NESN.com
July 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Caption the Photo: Gay Athletes Jason Collins & Robbie Rogers Hanging out

    It’s only natural that the two athletes who recently made announcements that rocked the sporting world, would find time to hang out and exchange notes. Los Angeles Galaxy player Robbie Rogers posted a photo of him and NBA free agent Jason Collins on his Instagram recently.  
Via BlackSportsOnline
July 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Robbie Rogers Graces Cover of Out Magazine, Says European Fans Aren’t Homophobic Despite Heckling (Photos)

While Jason Collins continues to search for a job in the NBA, Robbie Rogers is plying his trade as an openly gay man in Major League Soccer. Before coming out as gay on his blog, Rogers was playing with Leeds United in the second division of the English football league system. At the time, Rogers cited the environment in European soccer as part of his reasoning for retiring from...
Via NESN.com
July 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Rogers: Gay players should follow suit

Robbie Rogers hopes gay players in the UK can follow his lead in coming out - but he knows the fervor of fans could make that difficult. Former Leeds winger Rogers publicly revealed his sexuality shortly after leaving Elland Road in February following little over a year in English football. The 26-year-old also announced his retirement from the game, but is now back playing with...
Via Fox Soccer
July 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Galaxy 2, FC Dallas 0

Marcelo Sarvas and Hector Jimenez scored second-half goals, and the Los Angeles Galaxy beat FC Dallas 2-0 on Sunday night to post back-to-back wins for the first time since April. Sarvas nodded home a cross from Robbie Keane in the 65th minute, and Jimenez slotted a feed from Robbie Rogers in the 80th for the Galaxy (9-7-3), who vaulted from fifth to third in the Western Conference...
Via AP on Fox
July 08, 2013  |  Discuss

FC Dallas help scoreless in loss to Galaxy

CARSON, Calif. (AP) -- Marcelo Sarvas and Hector Jimenez scored second-half goals, and the Los Angeles Galaxy beat FC Dallas 2-0 on Sunday night to post back-to-back wins for the first time since April. Sarvas nodded home a cross from Robbie Keane in the 65th minute, and Jimenez slotted a feed from Robbie Rogers in the 80th for the Galaxy (9-7-3), who vaulted from fifth to third...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
July 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Earthquakes Come Back in Final Minute to Beat the LA Galaxy 3-2 in California Clasico

The game started at 7:37 pm in front of 50,028 fans who filled Stanford Stadium. The tempo of the game started off fast. The Galaxy seemed to claim most of the possession. The Galaxy were able to keep the ball in their final third for most of the first half with a number of opportunities with shots on goal. The Quakes did their part to work the ball into their final third but just...
Via BaySportsNet
June 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Crew set to host Fire, hot scorer Saturday

Mike Magee doesn't want to talk about his record goal-scoring streak with the Chicago Fire. Columbus Crew coach Robert Warzycha, however, has a few things to say about it. Magee should be available Saturday night at Columbus, where the Fire go for a second victory over the Crew in 10 days and third for the season. Acquired from the Los Angeles Galaxy on May 25 for the rights...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
June 22, 2013  |  Discuss

MLS, union partner on anti-discrimination campaign

Major League Soccer and its players' union are partnering in an anti-discrimination campaign, a move less than a month after Robbie Rogers signed with the Los Angeles Galaxy and became the first openly gay male athlete to play in a major U.S. professional league. MLS and players said Wednesday they are partnering with a group called the You Can Play Project, founded by Philadelphia...
Via AP on Fox
June 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Nike Renews #BeTrue Campaign in Support of Gay Rights With Rainbow Sneakers (Photo)

Jason Collins, Robbie Rogers and Brittney Griner are all out and proud. The next wave of gay professional athletes figures to come right behind them — and in greater numbers. With all the news on sexuality in the world of sport, Nike has recently been touting its 15-year relationship with LGBT organizations. Likewise, the sportswear company looks to step up its game in the arena...
Via NESN.com
June 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Rogers wants to get back to normal

The cadence and the strain of a week on the road provides Robbie Rogers with familiar comfort in the middle of his currently chaotic life. Rogers has embraced the responsibilities created by his decision to come out in February and return to the soccer field with LA Galaxy last weekend, but he also yearns for the mundane rhythm cherished by athletes accustomed to performing at a...
Via Fox Soccer
June 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Rogers cheered in away debut as openly gay player

Robbie Rogers, the first openly gay man playing in a U.S. professional league, was cheered in his first away game with Major League Soccer side the Los Angeles Galaxy. Rogers entered as a substitute in the 62nd minute of Los Angeles' 2-0 loss to the Carolina Railhawks on Wednesday in the third round of the U.S. Open Cup. He received polite applause from the Railhawks' record...
Via AP on Fox
May 29, 2013  |  Discuss

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