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Where were you when Jason Collins came out?

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We want to hear where you were when you first heard the historic news

Jared Wickerham

The moment Jason Collins told the world he's gay will go down as an history moment.

When I heard the news, I was in a hotel in San Diego, about to head to the airport on may way to Indianapolis. I got a call from Bruce Silverman, a guy whose radio show I've appeared on several times. Bruce told me he wanted me to be a guest that night to talk about Jason Collins.

"The NBA player from Stanford?" I asked. "Why?"

"You're kidding me, right?" Bruce said. "He just came out."

I screamed several expletives, thanked Bruce for calling, hung up, and uttered a few more expletives knowing I would be on a plane for most of what would unfold as the historic day. I whipped up a quick story and threw it up on Outsports. The next six hours would be spent on a plane and trying to run some radio interviews on a layover in Las Vegas.

Where were you when you first heard? We'd love to hear the stories...