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Ex-Football Player Comes Under Fire for Gay Conversion Therapy Tweets

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Jul 23, 2014
Supporters of New Jersey's ban on gay conversion therapy are up in arms over anti-gay comments made by newly installed Giants Director of Player Development David Tyree.

Class of 2014: John Amaechi, Diana Nyad, Among New Inductees to Gay & Lesbian Sports of Hall

By Sasha Razumikhin | Thursday Jul 10, 2014
Wade Davis, Fallon Fox, Nike Corp are all being inducted into the National Gay and Lesbian Sports Hall of Fame, along with the entire 2014 class.

Gay and Lesbian Sports Hall Fame Breaks Barriers

By Jacob Long | Wednesday Jul 9, 2014
Jason Collin was the first major professional sports figure to come out, right? Wrong. There’s more to the story...

Splits in FIFA Anti-Racism Strategy at World Cup

By Graham Dunbar | Thursday Jul 3, 2014
Splits in FIFA’s plan to fight discrimination at the World Cup have been exposed after reported incidents involving fans went unpunished.

Fashion Experts Weigh In On World Cup Jersys

By Janie McCauley | Friday Jun 13, 2014
The World Cup uniforms will provide a carnival of color and fashion, from Brazil’s bright yellow jerseys to the Netherlands’ classic orange to Croatia’s red checkered home kit and the superhero-inspired looks of Mexico.

FIFA World Cup Fever

By Ian Maloney | Wednesday Jun 11, 2014
Every four years, sports fans the world over gather to cheer on their favorite countries in the FIFA World Cup, the "super" Super Bowl of Soccer.

Boots on the Ground: 5 Things to Know about World Cup Cleats

By Anne M. Peterson | Wednesday Jun 11, 2014
Nike, adidas, Puma and other shoemakers are all trotting out new and innovative looks for this summer’s World Cup. Gone are the old-school black boots like the fabled Puma Kings worn by Pele.

Nations With Empowered Women Win More Olympic Medals

By EDGE | Tuesday Jun 3, 2014
New research shows that nations with greater women’s empowerment win more medals and send more athletes to the Summer Olympics.

DC Lobbyist Plans to Ban Gays From Pro-Sports, Block Draft of Michael Sam

By Bobby McGuire | Friday May 9, 2014
A Washington, D.C. lobbyist is proposing legislation to ban all openly gay players from major league sports and plans to launch a boycott against any NFL team that drafts openly gay defensive lineman, Michael Sam.

Fashion Sportswear: Stretch, Pump, Pose

By Bobby McGuire | Monday May 5, 2014
From classic to functional to fetish inspired, these looks transform a city sidewalk, gym floor and stroll to the locker room shower into a veritable runway of form-meets-function fashion.