Jason Collins

Tony Dungy declined to comment when offered an opportunity to respond to Jason Collins’ suggestion that he’s homophobic. Last summer, NBC analyst and former Indianapolis Colts coach Dungy said he would not have drafted Michael Sam, the first openly gay NFL draftee. “Not because I don’t believe Michael Sam should have a chance to play,” […]

Jason Collins has turned to Sports Illustrated to make another huge announcement: He’s hanging up his jersey. After 13 years in the NBA (and becoming…

NEW YORK (AP) — Jason Collins, the NBA’s first openly gay player, announced his retirement on Wednesday. The 35-year-old Collins played 22 games with the Brooklyn Nets last season and was not on the roster this season. He announced his retirement in a first-person story for Sports Illustrated, saying it has been “been 18 exhilarating […]

03/05/14- Comedian Chris Paul runs through the day’s hottest topics including the latest on R. Kelly, Robin Thicke and Jason Collins!

Jason Collins made history on Sunday by signing with the Brooklyn Nets, becoming the NBA’s first openly gay player. And by Tuesday, just two days…

Jason Collins, according to Newsday, woke up just after 8 a.m. on Sunday to find he had missed a bunch of phone calls, texts and emails from important people trying to get in touch with him, including his agent and Brooklyn Nets coach Jason Kidd. As you know by now, the Brooklyn team was looking […]

02/24/14- Huggy Lowdown jokes with the crew about Jason Collins, Piers Morgan, Muhammad Ali and the 45th Annual NAACP Image Awards.

02/24/14- Sybil Wilkes discusses today’s news headlines including the latest on Jason Collins.

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (AP) – Jason Collins became the NBA’s first active openly gay player Sunday. His only focus was how he played basketball. “I don’t have time to really think about history right now,” he said. Collins signed a 10-day contract with the Brooklyn Nets earlier Sunday and coach Jason Kidd said he would play in […]

Without a doubt, one of the most memorable moments from this years’s MTV Video Music Awards was the awkward introduction of Macklemore and Ryan Lewis’…

BOSTON (AP) — NBA veteran center Jason Collins, the first active athlete in one of the four U.S. major professional sports leagues to come out as being gay, marched Saturday for nearly three miles in Boston’s gay pride parade with U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy III, his onetime roommate at Stanford University. Collins wore a T-shirt […]