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.
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.
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.
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.
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.