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Major League Soccer OKs gay player protections
Los Angeles Galaxy midfielder Robbie Rogers, kicks the ball as Juventus forward Sebastian Giovinco gives chase during the second half of their International Champions Cup soccer match, Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013, in Los Angeles.
Warriors Exec Lauds Collins's Signing
When David Kopay became the first prominent American male athlete to come out of the closet in 1975, he had no social media to help spread the word, he did not reach out to a high-profile gay rights organization to counsel him in his revelation, and he did not tell his story with a cover essay in Sports Illustrated.
Report: Collins close to deal with Nets
According to ESPN.com, Collins will meet with the Nets later Sunday and is expected to sign with Brooklyn.
Sources: Nets consider signing Collins to deal
The Brooklyn Nets worked out Jason Collins this week in Los Angeles and are giving strong consideration to signing the free-agent center to a 10-day contract that would position him to become NBA's first active openly gay player, ESPN.com has learned.