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Latest Jason Collins Items
Until about a month ago, Robbie Rogers had no interest in being one of the highest-profile openly gay athletes in the world.
Jason Collins would always make excuses for why he wasn't interested in the women his twin brother and sister-in-law would set him up with on dates.
Officials at three publishing houses said Monday that they had been contacted about a planned memoir by Jason Collins, the first active player in any of four major U.S. professional sports leagues to come out as gay
Let me congratulate Jason Collins on coming out so he can openly be who he is with no shame. Being who you are takes great personal courage. The relief he must feel with his friends and family has to be immense. But personally, I do not care about Mr. Collins' sexuality, and neither should you. Rather, I care that he be a good person, son, brother and teammate.
In what may qualify as the overstatement of the year, NBA journeyman center Jason Collins has been dubbed "our generation's version of Jackie Robinson," merely for outing himself Monday as the first openly homosexual player in any of the four leading major league team sports.
Jason Collins has been compared to Jackie Robinson. And Neil Armstrong.
CNN says Howard Kurtz will address his mistaken story on gay basketball player Jason Collins on “Reliable Sources,” the weekly media criticism show he hosts on the news network.
The Daily Beast announced Thursday that it has fired prominent journalist Howard Kurtz just hours after retracting a post he wrote about gay NBA player Jason Collins.
NBA center Jason Collins is being hailed as a courageous trailblazer because he is the first professional basketball player to announce publicly that he is homosexual ("Jason Collins becomes first active openly gay NBA player," Web, April 29). President Obama and former President Bill Clinton called him personally to give their congratulations and support, and White House spokesman Jay Carney spoke glowingly of Mr. Collins' brave, bold decision to "come out."