college football

Podcast: Gay footballers talk locker room showers

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Eric Lueshen and Scott Cooper join us to talk about their reactions to ESPN's report on Michael Sam, plus the myth about gay men in the showers.

Top college football recruits welcome gay teammate

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Survey finds players have no problem with gay teammates and some encourage them to come out.

Podcast: Gay former footballer Brad Thorson

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Former Wisconsin and Kansas football player Brad Thorson, who came out as gay last week, talks about his journey.

Former football player Brad Thorson is gay

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Brad Thorson came out as gay on Independence Day. He played college football for Wisconsin, Kansas, and he was with the Arizona Cardinals for their 2011 training camp.

SEC gives award to Missouri football

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The way the team handled and embraced Michael Sam's coming out as gay last season earned the Missouri Tigers football team respect from SEC athletic directors.

Penn State's former top football recruit is gay

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Antonio Logan-El, who never played for Penn State, is comfortable living as a gay man.

Nick Saban would treat gay player with respect

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The Alabama coach would not expect any issues if a player came out

African American gay men lead the way in sports

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Jason Collins, Michael Sam, and Derrick Gordon have reset the rules of engagement. The persona that I believed I needed to take on to be a Black man is bullshit.

College football player Mitch Eby comes out as gay

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Eby gave a moving coming-out speech to his Chapman University football team on March 18 that sent them into applause. One teammate called him his hero.

Former Vanderbilt & Navy footballer on being gay

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Gay former offensive lineman Garrett Snoeyenbos had stints at Vanderbilt and Navy before leaving a sport he felt told him he didn't belong.

Read Mike Sam's love letter to his Mizzou 'family'

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Michael Sam thanks the people at the Univ. of Missouri for their undying support.

Watch: Hangout with gay linebacker Scott Cooper

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Cooper talks football, religion and his future.

Football is the key to opening up men's sports

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Homophobia in women's sports, and transphobia in all sports, have other key issues. But to end homophobia in men's sports, football is the biggest game in town.

Conner Mertens story gets huge national coverage

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Virtually every major sports outlet -- including ESPN, Fox Sports and CBS Sports -- covered the coming out of college football kicker Conner Mertens.

Video: Our conversation with Conner Mertens

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The Willamette University football player joine Ousports and Wade Davis for an online chat.

Willamette Univ. supports Conner Mertens

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The university issued a statement of support earlier today.

College football player Conner Mertens comes out

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A place kicker at Willamette University in Oregon, Mertens came out as bisexual to his team. He now comes out publicly in hopes of inspiring other LGBT athletes to come out and be true to themselves.

Colorado State suspends coach for saying 'faggot'

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Cameras caught Lupfer calling Washington State's quarterback a "faggot" during the New Mexico Bowl

Video: Alan Gendreau goes 'Home'

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The kicker's voice is as strong as his leg, and he shows it off in his cover of Michael Buble's 'Home'

Player brags about gay bashing in college essay

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Adam Weinstein, a writer for Gawker and other sites, writes a chilling account of his days as a writing instructor at Florida State University and the culture of entitlement around the football...

Podcast: Coach fired for slur, trans coach

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While Eastern Michigan fired coach Ron English for a gay slur (and for having a terrible record), a Rhode Island high school has embraced trans coach Stephen Alexander

Hawaii brings back Rainbow Warrior unis Saturday

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After sitting on the shelves for a dozen years, the rainbow on the Hawaii uniforms is back

Fired football coach apologizes for gay slur

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Ron English, the Eastern Michigan head football coach who was fired last Friday for a profanity-laced tirade against his players, apologized for his language, which included a gay slur. "As a...

Education for hecklers at Matthew Shepard play

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The Bias Incident Response Team at the University of Mississippi said that 90% of audience members who attended an Oct. 1 performance of "The Laramie Project" have undergone an "educational...

Podcast: Supporting Blake Skjellerup

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After just one week, the fundraising campaign for gay Olympic hopeful Blake Skjellerup has brought in over $23k. Can Kevin Hogan and Stanford win the national title?

Manti Te'o Tells Katie Couric: I'm So So Not Gay

NFL prospect's answer to question leaves many questioning even more

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