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'Very, Very Courageous': Rick Welts On Jason Collins

The president of the NBA's Golden State Warriors came out in 2011. He said Monday that Collins' announcement helped him avoid a traffic ticket.
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Game Changer? An American Male Athlete Comes Out

Sports writer Dave Zirin joins Kojo to explore the significance of the first openly gay professional basketball player.

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Openly Gay NBA Center 'Happy To Start The Conversation'

Mike Pesca talks to Audie Cornish about NBA center Jason Collins, who announced he is gay. Collins is the first male athlete to come out while still playing in a major American sport.
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NBA's Jason Collins Is First Active Player To Come Out As Gay

A veteran of 12 seasons in the league, the basketball player says he's going public now because he's confronted "who I really am and what I really want." While some players from major team sports have come out after retiring, he's the first to do so while still planning to play.
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Crazy Photo: Reporter Snaps Pic As Baseball Nearly Beans Her

At Fenway Park in Boston, Fox Sun Sports' Kelly Nash turned her back to the field to take a photo of herself. Just as she clicked, a baseball flew past the back of her head. The photo's amazing.
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Tim Tebow Cut By NFL's Jets

,In two years he's gone from being the hottest name in the NFL to being out of a job. He's had problems passing the ball. Experts say that if he would accept a different role, perhaps as a running back, Tebow might be able to land with another team. But he reportedly still wants to be a quarterback.

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