Last summer, NBA veteran Jason Collins considered joining an old Stanford college roommate, U.S. Rep. Joseph Kennedy III, at Boston's gay pride parade.
With the simplest of sentences, NBA veteran Jason Collins set aside years of worry and silence to become the first active player in one of four major U.S. professional sports leagues to come out as gay.
Serena won her 14th straight match in Charleston with a 6-1, 6-2 victory over Venus Williams — the most one-sided result in the sisters' long, intense rivalry.
Billie Jean King is branching out to bowling.
President Barack Obama is counting on former President Bill Clinton and Bruce Springsteen, top surrogates for his campaign, to carry his message. But he also has enlisted an army of A-list performers and public figures -- from Lady Gaga to Billie Jean King, from Jay-Z to Crosby, Stills and Nash _ to promote his re-election.
The U.S. Open is the only Grand Slam tournament that schedules two men's semifinals on Saturday. If both aren't completed Saturday, the men's final can't be played as scheduled Sunday and needs to be delayed until Monday — which has happened each of the past four years in New York.
Former Tennessee women's basketball coach Pat Summitt will receive the U.S. Tennis Association's Billie Jean King Legacy Award, which honors people who have helped change the global cultural landscape.
Someday, a roof will cover Arthur Ashe Stadium at the U.S. Open.
Grunts, shrieks and hoots.