USL player who used slur towards Robbie Rogers suspended

LA Galaxy fullback Robbie Rogers is still the only openly gay player in MLS three years after he came out. He’s had issues with knee injuries this season, and while rehabbing, he recently played for LA’s USL club to help get him back up to game speed. While playing against the Orange County Blues, one of their players repeatedly called him “queer”, as he posted in a lengthy...
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August 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Robbie Roger’s Injury Puts Yet Another Bump in the Road for the Los Angeles Galaxy

The Galaxy have a handful of problems at the moment. As Gyasi Zardes finally makes his way back into the squad after Copa America, the Galaxy loses key player Robbie Rogers to ankle surgery. Rogers, who went through arthroscopic surgery, will sit out for six weeks. Rogers has been a regular in the Galaxy’s back four and midfield for the past three years. He has started in 10 matches...
Via The Sports Journal
June 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Robbie Rogers hopes L.A. Galaxy can have a positive influence on Chick-fil-A

In June of 2012, President and COO of Chick-fil-A Dan Cathy grabbed headlines by making a series of comments positioning himself against same-sex marriage. Those comments came soon after it came to light that Cathy's charity had donated to a bunch of One-Man-One-Woman type organizations. Though Chick-fil-A has been doing a little better of late, Cathy hasn't really walked back any...
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March 08, 2016  |  Discuss

LA Galaxy's Robbie Rogers is a new dad

Congratulations are in order for LA Galaxy's Robbie Rogers.The MLS defender and his partner, Greg Berlanti, are now new dads to a baby boy.Rogers and Berlanti posted pictures of their newest family member, Caleb Gene, to Instagram.We're going to assume that Rogers' kid and Landon Donovan's son are going to be besties.At this rate, the Galaxy should be able to field their own toddler...
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February 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Jonathan Dos Santos dating Villarreal teammate Mateo Musacchio

The personal lives of soccer players Jonathan Dos Santos and Mateo Musacchio might vault into the worldwide public sphere. Citing a source close to the players, Jorge Bustamente of Mexican gossip magazine TV Notas reported Tuesday that Dos Santos and Musacchio have been romantically involved with each other for the last seven months. The two are teammates at La Liga (Spanish first...
December 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Galaxy Seeking New Streak in Upcoming Portland Timbers Match

#14 Robbie Rogers in the Los Angeles Galaxy’s game against the Philadelphia Union on June 20. (Mandatory Credit: Coming off a big 5-1 win on Saturday night over the Philadelphia Union, the Los Angeles Galaxy now sit near the top of the MLS Western Conference, tied for third place with the team they will face just four days after their victory over the Union...
Via The Sports Journal
June 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Galaxy Must Move up in Playoff Seeding to Win Another MLS Cup

Defender Robbie Rogers celebrates with his teammates after a 1-1 draw against the Columbus Crew. (Twitter/LA Galaxy) The Los Angeles Galaxy are currently in sixth place in the Western Conference, giving them the last spot in the playoffs. If the season were to end today, the Los Angeles Galaxy would face the Seattle Sounders. Not only would the Galaxy play the best team in the MLS...
Via The Sports Journal
June 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Robbie Rogers criticizes FIFA over 2018, 2022 World Cup decisions

LA Galaxy defender Robbie Rogers has hit out at FIFA for its "insane" decision to stage the next two World Cups in Russia and Qatar. Rogers, who helped the Galaxy win MLS Cup earlier this month, is the highest-profile, openly-gay footballer in the world. Both Russia and Qatar have openly negative views on LGBT citizens which has led to criticism of FIFA for awarding them the rights...
Via FOX Sports
December 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Robbie Rogers gets contract extension with LA Galaxy

CARSON, Calif. -- Robbie Rogers has agreed to a multiyear contract extension with the LA Galaxy. The Galaxy didn't announce the terms of their deal Thursday with Rogers, the first openly gay player in MLS. Rogers has excelled since moving to full-time defense this season, starting 15 games and contributing two assists as a left back. Galaxy coach Bruce Arena says the 27-year-old...
Via Associated Press
November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

ABC is turning Robbie Rogers’ life into a sitcom

If you’ve followed soccer or even just the movement for acceptance of LGBTQ athletes in sports in recent years, you may be familiar with the story of Robbie Rogers. Rogers, who came up in MLS with the Columbus Crew and eventually made it as far as Leeds United in the English Championship, came out in May of 2013. Following a brief retirement, Rogers returned to soccer, and to MLS...
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October 16, 2014  |  Discuss

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