Podcast: Unexpected trailblazers in soccer and basketball

Jallen Messersmith

Robbie Rogers and Jallen Messersmith continue a parade of athletes coming out publicly

Two big, historic news items this week in soccer and basketball. Robbie Rogers became the first openly gay athlete to play in a Major League Soccer game on Sunday, then Jallen Messersmith became the first active college basketball player to come out publicly. Are these guys changing the face of sports or a reflection of change that's already happened? Whichever it is, they're providing inspiration for others looking for the courage to come out in their own lives.

Listen here: Outsports podcast May 30 2013

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