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Gay Sports News: The Lowdown On Gay Wrestling; Gays, Straights Playing Together

Ryan Pierse

Everything You Wanted to Know About Gay Wrestling | VICE United States
When we first heard about a gay wrestling club in San Francisco we were like, those San Franciscans. Of course you have a special club where dudes wear spandex and roll around trying to dominate each.

In San Francisco Softball League, Gay and Straight Athletes Mixing On and Off Field | KQED News Fix
The league, in which former gay major leaguer Glenn Burke once played, has been a haven for gay athletes for 41 years. But it's so welcoming of straight players that it got into hot water a few years back when a top World Series squad was disqualified for having too many heterosexuals on the roster.

Chicago Fire would welcome Robbie Rogers as first openly gay MLS player
"Should Robbie want to return to the game, we would still be open to him being part of the Fire," said coach Fred Klopas, who indicated that he had reached out to Rogers already.

Gay men, pro sports: Who will be the first active player to come out? | Minnesota Public Radio News
Are the big leagues ready for gay rights? Esera Tuaolo talks to Minnesota Public Radio.

Australian field hockey player dies after snake bite, then training run - Yahoo! News
A field hockey player has died after being bitten by a venomous king brown snake in Australia's tropical north and proceeding to go for a 2-kilometre (1.2-mile) training run.