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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

Leo Washington, an openly gay football player at Hollywood Hills High School, says he feels welcome among his peers. (CBS4)

NBA Player’s Announcement Inspires Broward Teen

When NBA player Jason Collins announced he was gay, it really hit home at Hollywood Hills High School, especially with the co-captain of the football team, Leo Washington.

05/02/2013

Miami Marlins (6-19)

Sports Agenda for Tuesday (4/30/13)

The sports world was set abuzz by Jason Collins coming out yesterday. Plus, Giancarlo Stanton goes down. And some more thoughts on Jeff Ireland’s moves heading into next season.

CBS Miami–04/30/2013

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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