college football

College football player Mitch Eby comes out as gay

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

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'

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

Watch: Hangout with gay linebacker Scott Cooper

Cooper talks football, religion and his future.

Football is the key to opening up men's sports

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

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

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

Willamette Univ. supports Conner Mertens

The university issued a statement of support earlier today.

College football player Conner Mertens comes out

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'

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


Video: Alan Gendreau goes 'Home'

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

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

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

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

Fired football coach apologizes for gay slur

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

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

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

Manti Te'o Talked to Man for 500 Hours

Claims he thought Ronaiah Tuiasosopo was a woman throughout their conversations

Straights obsessed with Alabama quarterback A.J. McCarron's girlfriend Katherine Webb

I always get amused and a bit peeved when someone will argue that gay guys are obsessed with sex. My retort is that guys are obsessed with sex, whether gay, straight, bi or questioning. Exhibit #5...

Alabama vs. Notre Dame: I hope they both lose, so focus on the hotties

Cade Foster Alabama plays Notre Dame for the BCS title at the Orange Bowl tonight. Ugh and double ugh. While ESPN is orgasming over what...

The game Notre Dame didn't win, and how a referee screwed Stanford out of the title game

Does Stepfan Taylor look down to you? For all of the headlines about an undefeated Notre Dame team headed to the BCS title game, my mind...

Florida, Georgia alumni use football to pressure Jacksonville on gay rights

Georgia-Florida in 2011 (Photo: Kim Klement-US PRESSWIRE) The universities of Georgia and Florida will play Saturday in Jacksonville like...

Bye bye BCS: College football has a playoff!

Hallelujah! Despite the chorus of naysayers who in recent years have said a college football player could "never" happen, the powers-that-be have finally come to their senses and created a system...

Gallery: NFL pro day workouts

Cameron Kenney, Oklahoma The NFL Draft will be held April 26-28 and in the past month, colleges everywhere held their pro days. These events...

Alabama-LSU lowest-rated BCS title game ever

My faith in the American sports fan has been renewed -- the Alabama-LSU game was a flop: ESPN's BCS title game Monday drew a 13.8 overnight rating -- the lowest rating in the BCS system's 14-year...

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