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Cedric Ceballos Is OK With Gay Athletes

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

Rick Welts talks about 'fear of the unknown,' says he never experienced homophobia


Rick Welts gave an interview to LZ Granderson at a forum for the 2011 Out & Equal Workplace Summit in which he talked about coming out at work. When asked about what made Welts think he couldn't...

Rick Welts on NOH8, finding love, leaving the Suns, and opening closet doors in sports


Just 24 hours before his final moments as president of the Phoenix Suns, Rick Welts was looking ahead with memories of the years he was afraid to come out of the closet. Having posed hours before...

Rick Welts resigns as Phoenix Suns president


Phoenix Suns president Rick Welts, who came out of the closet in May, has resigned as president of the Phoenix Suns. Welts told The Arizona Republic he is leaving to pursue a romantic relationship...

Steve Nash of the Phoenix Suns is latest pro athlete to support gay marriage


Two-time NBA League MVP Steve Nash of the Phoenix Suns is the latest professional athlete to lend his support to marriage equality (video after the jump). Hi, I'm Steve Nash. I spend my summers in...

Video: Gay Phoenix Suns president Rick Welts talks to Eliot Spitzer


Openly gay Phoenix Suns president Rick Welts sat down with CNN's Eliot Spitzer for a few minutes and opened up about his decision to come out. He talked about his fear that being openly gay would...

Video: Grant Hill, Jared Dudley PSA for GLSEN


GLSEN and the NBA have released their Think B4 You Speak PSA featuring Phoenix Suns Grant Hill and Jared Dudley. It's fun, hip, light and seems to strike the perfect tone for reaching teenagers....

Rick Welts, Phoenix Suns president and CEO, comes out as gay


It was 10 years ago that I first met Rick Welts. He had been a high-powered executive at the NBA and I asked him why, at the time, he didn't come out. I remember him not being a big fan of the...

Shaq to the Cleve


Good morning fellow Outsportsters.   During the overnight hours, Cleveland and Phoenix worked out a mega-deal.  Shaquille O'Neal has been traded by Phoenix to the Cavaliers in exchange for Sasha...

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