Jason Collins

Jason Collins has made another huge announcement via Sports Illustrated: He’s hanging up his jersey. After 13 years in the NBA (and becoming the first openly gay player in the league), Collins has decided that it’s time to leave the game. “To put it short: I’m officially announcing my retirement from the NBA,” said Collins, while […]

Jason Collins has turned to Sports Illustrated to make another huge announcement: He’s hanging up his jersey. After 13 years in the NBA (and becoming…

Jason Collins #98 of the Brooklyn Nets speaks with the media prior to a game against the Denver Nuggets at Pepsi Center on February 27, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. Collins is the first openly gay athlete to play in one of the four major sports in the United States. *The first openly gay player on […]

Jason Collins made history on Sunday by signing with the Brooklyn Nets, becoming the NBA’s first openly gay player. And by Tuesday, just two days later, his jersey ranked the league’s top-seller online. According to reports, Collins’ No. 98 Brooklyn Nets uniform is currently the highest-selling jersey on NBA.com, defeating basketball favorites like Kevin Durant, […]

NBA player Jason Collins wore the number 46 as his jersey number for his first game back in the NBA. After his first game his…

Jason Collins, the 35-year-old basketball star who announced last year that he was gay, has joined the roster of the Brooklyn Nets. According to reports,…

Fred Phelps Jr., the son of Westboro Baptist Church minister Fred Phelps, is stirring up controversy after he sent a series of tweets blaming the…

Newly out NBA baller Jason Collins sat down for a 90-minute interview on Sunday night’s episode of “Oprah’s Next Chapter.” Collins said he’s proud to…

Jason Collins made modern-day history earlier this week by becoming the first professional athlete in major sports to declare he is gay while still actively playing. Other athletes have been flooding the media — both social and otherwise — with their thoughts and most often support for Collins. Former Green Bay Packer safety Leroy Butler […]

Oprah Sits Down with Jason Collins and His Family on Oprah’s Next Chapter Oprah Winfrey will speak with NBA player Jason Collins; his twin brother, Jarron; and the Collins family for their first interview together on the heels of Jason Collins becoming the first active pro athlete in one of the four major American team sports […]

Antawn Jamison says the realistic position is that everyone is not going to accept him, though he’s personally happy that he’s out and can “be who he really is.”

*Sportscaster/journalist, Chris Broussard went on air Monday and totally gay-bashed Jason Collins, the first active NBA player to expose his homosexuality. During an episode of ESPN’s “Outside the Lines” Chris said he “would not characterize the athlete as a Christian,” mind you in front of his openly gay colleague, LZ Granderson. “Personally, I don’t believe […]