Jason Collins, the first openly gay player in one of the four major North American professional leagues, announced his retirement Wednesday after 13 years in the NBA.
Mark Cuban weighed in on the biggest story in the NBA, one that he believes has already run its course — the Nets signing openly gay player Jason Collins to a 10-day contract.
Former Dallas Cowboy and College Hall of Famer Tony Casillas joined New School to talk about his experience with gay teammates; this the day after veteran NBA center Jason Collins revealed that he is gay.
President Barack Obama says he told NBA center Jason Collins that he “couldn’t be prouder of him” for coming out as gay while playing in a major sports league.
The 34-year-old center, who has played for six teams in 12 seasons, wrote a first-person account posted on Sports Illustrated’s website Monday.
NBA veteran center Jason Collins has become the first male professional athlete in the major four American sports leagues to come out as gay.