Sports

NBA will Consider New All-Star Game Host City’s Record on LGBT Rights

  The NCAA is sending a questionnaire about potential discrimination laws to organizers in cities that will be or are hoping to host sanctioned college sports events. The NCAA board of governors’ decision comes a day after the NBA announced it would pull its All-Star Game from Charlotte, North Carolina, because of its objections to(…)

World OutGames Miami launches early registration for 2017 games

  MIAMI, Fla. – World OutGames Miami, the 10-day event that will bring to life 34 sports and more than 450 events across the areas of Sport, Culture and Human Rights, has launched advanced registration. Thousands of athletes, participants, spectators and thought leaders from around the globe will converge on Miami for World OutGames IV(…)

Stompers Re-sign Openly Gay Pitcher

Right-handed pitcher Sean Conroy, perhaps the most celebrated player in the short history of the Sonoma Stompers Professional Baseball Club, has agreed to terms on a contract that will bring him back to Sonoma for the 2016 season, the team’s General Manager, Theo Fightmaster said. “Sean is a guy we were lucky to have last(…)

Nike Is Preparing To Drop Manny Pacquaio

  TMZ Sports reports that Nike has pulled its Manny Pacquaio line of branded sportswear from its website in preparation for cutting ties with the anti-LGBT champion boxer. They write: Multiple sources tell TMZ Sports … Nike is preparing to cut ties with boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao after his latest round of anti-gay comments. The(…)

Campus Pride and Athlete Ally Launch Groundbreaking Sports Inclusion Project

  Campus Pride and Athlete Ally announced Wednesday the launch of the Sports Inclusion Project, (SportsInclusion.org), a first-of-its-kind effort that will work toward lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) inclusion in college athletics and recreational sports on college campuses. The multi-year project will focus on all levels of college athletics and participation within recreational sports,(…)

Lenny Dykstra Claims He Blackmailed Closeted Umps and Others

  Former New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Lenny Dykstra said that he hired private investigators to dig up dirt on umpires in order to pressure the umpires to call a smaller strike zone and consequently give him more walks. In an interview Tuesday with Fox’s Colin Cowherd on “The Herd,” Dykstra revealed that(…)