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15. Brooklyn Nets (26-28)

Jason Collins & The Nets Set To Visit Miami

The Brooklyn Nets made sports history earlier this year when they signed the first openly gay athlete, Jason Collins, to a ten-day contract. Now, after a second 10-day contract, Collins will be rewarded with a contract keeping him in Brooklyn for the rest of the season.

CBS Miami–03/12/2014

ATHENS, GA - OCTOBER 12: Michael Sam #52 of the Missouri Tigers recovers a fumble for a touchdown against the Georgia Bulldogs at Sanford Stadium on October 12, 2013 in Athens, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Report: Lobbyist Drawing Up Legislation To Ban Gays In NFL

Former Missouri defensive end Michael Sam inspired millions when he came out as homosexual before the 2014 NFL Draft. But, he also inspired those who oppose homosexuals to try to take drastic action.

CBS Miami–02/24/2014

Oklahoma City Thunder (32-9)

Sports World Reacts To Collins’ Revelation That He’s Gay

From Kobe Bryant to Kevin Durant to presidents, the sports world was set abuzz Monday morning when NBA player Jason Collins announced he was gay.

CBS Miami–04/29/2013

OAKLAND, CA - DECEMBER 29: Jason Collins #98 of the Boston Celtics in a game against the Golden State Warriors on December 29, 2012 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

NBA Player Comes Out As Gay

NBA center Jason Collins became the first active player in a major professional sport to come out as gay Monday. Collins’ story was released by SI.com as the cover story for this week’s magazine.

CBS Miami–04/29/2013

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