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Why this viewer didn't boycott Putin's Olympics

Last night I was on the phone with a friend and I told him I needed to cut our conversation short. The Closing Ceremonies for the Olympics were coming on and I wanted to watch. My friend asked if...

Billy King on 'basketball player' Jason Collins

Nets GM Billy King was on Mike and Mike on ESPN radio this morning to talk about the decision to bring in Jason Collins.

A photo that says it all about Jason Collins

You will read a lot about Jason Collins suiting up for the Brooklyn Nets, including Cyd's comments here. But the photo above says it all: An openly gay player took the court in an NBA game in the...

Gay 2006 U.S. Olympian: Coming out has changed

There are gay Olympians open to those people who matter to them, Brian Olsen says. "Being out to your friends, family, and team will make you a better athlete." But he argues that it's asking a lot for someone to tell the entire world they’re gay.

Jason Collins played it right with patience

Jason Collins signing with the Brooklyn Nets confirms pro sports is ready for gay athletes.

Ryan in Russia: A pin for a sausage

Apparently the Wave isn't the only crowd favorite we've exported to the world and here at the Sochi Olympics (we're sorry, you're welcome). Singing along to "Sweet Caroline" is a big hit, especially with the Dutch.

Out speedskater Ireen Wüst tops in medals

Wüst, the Dutch star speedskater, wins her second gold and the fifth of the Games.

The phantom now has a face

Time to stop talking about "a gay football player" and start talking about Michael Sam.

Michael Sam: 'I just want to play football'

The openly gay draft prospect is calm and collected as he faces the media at the NFL Combine. His focus is on football.

Olympic speedskater loves his sponsor, a gay bar

The silver and bronze medalist had lost friends by being homophobic, but he now loves his sponsor, Twisted Element, a gay bar in Calgary.

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