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San Diego Chargers, various NBA players talk about gay issues with sports writer

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Chargers tight end Dante Rosario We've been begging reporters for years to start asking professional athletes their thoughts on gay issues...

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Cedric Ceballos Is OK With Gay Athletes

The former NBA All-Star talks to Outsports about his gay former teammate

Oklahoma City fans celebrate by shooting eight people as Thunder beat the Lakers

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I simply have no understanding of this. None. Zip. Zilch. We see it over and over again: A team wins a big championship...and the fans try to burn down the city. To Oklahoma City's credit, this is...

Moment #46: NBA fines Kobe Bryant $100k for using the word 'faggot'

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Part of Outsports’ series on our 100 most important moments in gay sports history. NBA, 2011. We had heard athletes use the words 'fag' and 'faggot' before. In 2006, Pittsburgh Steeler Joey Porter...

Video: Andrew Bynum deserves 20-game suspension, Lakers should cut him tomorrow

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I've only been watching professional basketball for about 30 years, so I can't speak about the whole history of basketball. But Los Angeles Laker Andrew Bynum's flagrant, intentional foul on Dallas...

Celtics and Lakers down, did LeBron's "decision" signal changing of the guard?

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The top two NBA franchises for several years have been the Los Angeles Lakers and the Boston Celtics. Now both teams are down, 0-2. While the Celtics had won their first three games against the...

Kobe Bryant, Pau Gasol and other Lakers record PSA to promote understanding

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Kobe Bryant said he'd do more to correct for his use of the slur 'faggot' last week, and he has started with a PSA encouraging understanding. The PSA, which will be shown during Lakers games,...

Kobe Bryant says he protected gay kids and will do more soon

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The biggest news since we last checked in with Kobe Bryant might be that Bryant allegedly told ESPN reporter Lisa Salters he used to beat up kids for teasing gay students, and that he intends to do...

Lakers and NBA to work with GLAAD

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Just like Tim Hardaway's "I hate gay people" years ago opened the door to opportunities, so has Kobe Bryant's "fucking faggot" slur. GLAAD today has a joint statement with the Los Angeles Lakers...

NBA fines Kobe Bryant $100k. Bryant says he will appeal the decision.

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The NBA has fined Kobe Bryant $100k for calling referee Bennie Adams a "fucking faggot" during their game last night. NBA commissioner David Stern released this statement: Kobe Bryant’s comment...

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