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Michael Sam does not regret coming out

Michael Sam doesn't wish he had not come out publicly, like the media is claiming. Instead, he wishes we lived in a world in which celebrities like him could live life without looking over their...

Michael Sam does not regret coming out

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Michael Sam doesn't wish he had not come out publicly, like the media is claiming. Instead, he wishes we lived in a world in which celebrities like him could live life without looking over their...

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The gay kicker and the homophobe

Eric Lueshen's first-hand account of being an openly gay football player for the Nebraska Cornhuskers a decade ago.

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Outsports at 15: Naked athletes we've loved

Jocks in the buff, inadvertently or not, have given us a lot of pleasure.

Outsports at 15: Naked athletes we've loved

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Jocks in the buff, inadvertently or not, have given us a lot of pleasure.

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Tell your coming out story on Outsports

You can change the lives of LGBT athletes simply by telling your story. If you're an LGBT athlete, coach or sports administrator, and you're ready to share, we'd love for you to tell your story on...

Tell your coming out story on Outsports

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You can change the lives of LGBT athletes simply by telling your story. If you're an LGBT athlete, coach or sports administrator, and you're ready to share, we'd love for you to tell your story on...

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Rogers revealing, charming in new book

Robbie Rogers opens up about his whole life in revealing new memoir, 'Coming Out To Play,' which focuses on the eventual marriage of Rogers the soccer player and Rogers the gay man.

Rogers revealing, charming in new book

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Robbie Rogers opens up about his whole life in revealing new memoir, 'Coming Out To Play,' which focuses on the eventual marriage of Rogers the soccer player and Rogers the gay man.

Coach thankful to see his sports & gay lives merge

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For years high school basketball coach Anthony Nicodemo felt he had to keep his basketball life and his gay life separate. He's now thankful they are becoming one.

Michael Sam wishes he hadn't come out publicly

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"If I had it my way, I never would have done it the way I did," he says in a GQ interview.

Read: Robbie Rogers book excerpt

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In an exclusive excerpt from Robbie Rogers' memoir, 'Coming Out To Play,' the gay Major League Soccer player talks about learning as a child what made him different from the other boys.

WVU diver Alex Obendorf inspired by Daley, Mitcham

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Alex Obendorf talks about being gay for the first time in discussing Tom Daley and Matthew Mitcham.

'Not 1 NFL player wears a cup. Not 1'

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Being kicked in the groin in an occupational hazard, but players never go for cups as we found out Sunday.

More You Can Play videos rolling out

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The You Can Play project has recruited 35+ new schools, teams and athletic conferences in 2014.

Video: Inclusion in women's basketball

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Some big names of women's basketball, including Lin Dunn, talk about the impact of inclusion in sports.

Jason Collins demolishes 'distraction' myth

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The now-retired NBA player says he never felt more free than when he was finally out.

Openly gay rugby referee gets homophobic abuse

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Letter from a disgusted straight fan brings the taunts against Nigel Owens to light.

Field hockey team strips to support gay athletes

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The Nottingham field hockey team took their sticks in one hand and their balls in the other and got naked for the gays.

Jason Collins retires, strong legacy intact

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Jason Collins, the only openly gay man to play a regular season game in one of the big four sports leagues, is retiring. His legacy will be felt for generations.

Chandler Whitney's team poses for NOH8

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The Walla Walla baseball team supports Chandler Whitney by appearing in the NOH8 campaign.

Olympics won't say word 'gay' in Tom Daley video

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On the same day as the IOC says it wants to include protection for LGBT people, it releases a 9-minute video of Tom Daley in which it won't include the word "gay."

We never get tired of Warwick naked rowers photos

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Sir Ian McKellen poses with the lads as they promote their 2015 calendar.

Defending NCAA champion is out at Iowa State

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Tina Hillman is the defending indoor and outdoor NCAA champion in the shot put. She is also pansexual, another color in the LGBT rainbow, dates people who happen to be male and female, and loves...

Derrick Gordon ready for his coming out season

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Derrick Gordon is UMass' starting shooting guard. On Nov. 14 against Siena he will become the NCAA's first openly gay male athlete in one of the big four sports to compete in a game.

Gay college swimmer feels blessed for coming out

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Austin Olivares can be himself and not worry about what people think.

Olympic rower Robbie Manson comes out as gay

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Robbie Manson, Olympic rower for New Zealand, comes out publicly as gay, talks about the struggles in the closet and coming out to friends before the 2012 Olympics.

Strongman champion Rob Kearney comes out as gay

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Kearney coming out in the macho world of strength sports is a game-changer, writes the author, himself an out bodybuilder and coach. Kearney has become "a force for change."

Gay college baseballer finds love embraced by team

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Ben Larison plays baseball for Coe College in Iowa. When he met tennis player Mark Kroll, it started a two-year journey that brought them both out to their teams and into a loving relationship.

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