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...
Robbie Rogers was cheered in his first road game with the Los Angeles Galaxy.
Rogers, the first openly gay man playing in a U.S. professional league, entered as a substitute in the 62nd minute of Los Angeles' 2-0 loss to the Carolina Railhawks on Wednesday night in the third round of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup.
He received polite applause from the Railhawks' record crowd...
Former MLS and U.S. national team player Robbie Rogers says he is gay.
In a post on his personal website, Rogers writes: ''Life is only complete when your loved ones know you. ... Try explaining to your loved ones after 25 years you are gay.''
Rogers' agent, Shaun Higgins, confirmed to The Associated Press on Saturday that the post was from his client. Rogers...
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February 16, 2013
I don’t get it. Robbie Rogers comes out and makes the announcement that he is gay, then he says he is stepping away form the game of soccer. Don’t they allow Gay people to play soccer in this country? I am sure if we searched hard enough we couldn’t find any rules that prohibit gay people from playing soccer. This is 2013 for crying out loud. There are gay people in all kinds...
Robbie Rogers, a former winger with the US national team who played prep soccer at Mater Dei, said Friday he was stepping away from the sport after revealing that he is gay.
In the final analysis, Rogers said he had to choose between being himself and being a soccer player.
He chose to be himself.
"I always thought I could hide this secret," Rogers, 25, wrote in a powerful...
In a post on his blog, Robbie Rogers, a member of the United States men’s national soccer team, announced he was stepping away from the sport after coming out.
Former Columbus Crew and United States midfielder Robbie Rogers has come out as gay and announced his retirement effective immediately.
The 25-year-old American, who played for Leeds United and left League One side Stevenage last month, wrote on his blog that he had been afraid of revealing his sexuality - but that he is now leaving football.
Rogers, who won 18 caps for the United...