Jason Collins

Jason Collins #98 of the Washington Wizards rebounds against the Chicago Bulls at the United Center on April 17, 2013 in Chicago, Ill. (credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Gay NBA Player Previously Engaged To Woman He Dated For 8 Years

NBA player Jason Collins was previously engaged to a woman who he dated for eight years before breaking it off in 2009.

04/30/2013

President Barack Obama speaks during a press conference in the Briefing Room of the White House on April 30, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Obama: I ‘Couldn’t Be Prouder’ of Jason Collins

President Barack Obama said during a Tuesday press conference that he “couldn’t be prouder” of NBA player Jason Collins revealing he’s gay in a recent Sports Illustrated article.

04/30/2013

Jason Collins during his tenure with the Boston Celtics. (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Martell Webster Applauds Jason Collins Then Rips His Jump Shot

A tweet from Washington Wizards shooting guard Martell Webster to Jason Collins hammers home a point the heads of all major sports in America want to make: the games will go on.

04/30/2013

Jason Collins #98 of the Washington Wizards rebounds against the Chicago Bulls at the United Center on April 17, 2013 in Chicago, Ill. (Credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

President Obama Calls Collins, Offers Support On Coming Out

President Barack Obama has reached out to Jason Collins to offer his support after the NBA veteran came out as gay.

04/29/2013

Jason Collins #98 of the Washington Wizards rebounds against the Chicago Bulls at the United Center on April 17, 2013 in Chicago, Ill. (Credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

President Obama Calls Collins, Offers Support On Coming Out

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has reached out to Jason Collins to offer his support after the NBA veteran came out as gay. Obama called Collins on Monday, hours after Collins became the first […]

04/29/2013

Jason Collins #98 of the Washington Wizards tries to move between Jimmy Butler #21 (L) and Taj Gibson #22 of the Chicago Bulls at the United Center on April 17, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Chris Broussard Believes Openly Gay Athletes Are ‘Walking in Open Rebellion to God’

When news broke that Jason Collins was coming out as the first openly gay professional athlete in American team sports, it came with a caveat that the moment would be inevitably be spoiled by someone’s ill-fitting commentary. Chris Broussard stepped up to the plate for ESPN on Monday.

04/29/2013

Jason Collins #98 of the Washington Wizards rebounds against the Chicago Bulls at the United Center on April 17, 2013 in Chicago, Ill. (credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Wizards, Kobe Openly Support 1st Gay Player in NBA

NBA center Jason Collins is the first athlete in a major American team sport to announce he’s gay.

04/29/2013

Jason Collins #98 of the Washington Wizards rebounds against the Chicago Bulls at the United Center on April 17, 2013 in Chicago, Ill. (Credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

White House: Collins ‘Courageous’ For Coming Out As Gay

The White House is commending NBA veteran Jason Collins for becoming the first active male player in the four major American professional sports to come out as gay.

04/29/2013

Jason Collins #98 of the Boston Celtics in a game against the Golden State Warriors on Dec. 29, 2012 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif. (credit: Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Bill Clinton: Collins Coming Out ‘Important Moment’ For Pro Sports

Former President Bill Clinton is asking fans and colleagues of NBA player Jason Collins to support and respect him after Collins announced he is gay.

04/29/2013

Jordan Crawford (Credit: Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Wizards Trade Crawford to Celtics for Injured Player

The Washington Wizards have sent disgruntled guard Jordan Crawford to the Boston Celtics for center Jason Collins and injured guard Leandro Barbosa.

02/21/2013

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