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Golden State Warriors unveil new (rather tight) uniforms


The Golden State Warriors, one of the pleasant surprises of this NBA season, today unveiled their new uniform by Adidas. The yellow jerseys will be worn for the Warriors' three remaining Friday...

Comcast SportsNet's 'The Last Barrier' is in-depth look at gay athletes and pro sports


Amani Toomer Comcast SportsNet Bay Area has put together a fantastic, in-depth look at the state of homophobia and gay athletes in professional sports. The one-hour documentary, titled T...

Rick Welts' magic rubbing off on the Golden State Warriors


A year after hiring Rick Welts as team president, the Golden State Warriors are giving fans in the Bay Area something to celebrate for the first time in a half-decade. The Warriors sit atop the...

HBO Real Sports asks: Why have pro athletes not come out? LZ: Are they chicken?


HBO's Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel takes a look at why pro athletes aren't coming out of the closet in their latest episode, airing the next couple of weeks. One of the people highlighted in the...

Ex-Baseball Owner Comes Out

Friday night was restless for Kevin McClatchy. His identity since his early 20s had been in part defined by the closet he hid in. With Saturday’s approaching dawn, that closet door would be flung...

Rick Welts moving Golden State Warriors back to San Francisco


The Golden State Warriors have not played in San Francisco since 1966. For most of the time since then they've called (what now is) Oracle Arena in Oakland their home. But new team president Rick...

A year after coming out as gay, Warriors president Rick Welts at peace


Rick Welts (Photo: Kyle Terada-US PRESSWIRE) A year ago, Rick Welts was known only in the NBA world as an executive with the Phoenix Suns....

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 to receive Out & Equal advocacy award


Golden State Warriors president Rick Welts, who came out of the closet last May, will receive Out & Equal's advocacy award for coming out in the front office of his former team, the Phoenix Suns. R...

Vote: Who is Outsports' Person of the Year?


Last day to vote! Every year we ask our readers to crown the Outsports 'Person of the Year.' Last year's honorees were Brian & Patrick Burke, who garnered over 60% of the vote! This year we have...

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