How Michael Sam made Jason Collins matter

Monday, February 10th, 2014

When everyone made a tremendous to-do about NBA player Jason Collins coming out of the closet last year, my reaction was more along the lines of "whoop-de-doo." And not for the reasons you are probably assuming. From my perspective, Collins was not all that different from John Amaechi, another basketball player ...

LeRoy Butler supports Jason Collins, forced to cancel speaking event at church

Wednesday, May 1st, 2013

Former Green Bay Packers safety LeRoy Butler will always be known as the guy who created the Lambeau Leap, but perhaps now we'll also remember him as a man who stands up for his convictions and publicly calls out hypocrisy. On Tuesday night Butler took to Twitter to reveal that he ...

Mike Wallace becomes first athlete to disparage Jason Collins

Monday, April 29th, 2013

Well congratulations to Miami Dolphins wide receiver Mike Wallace. On Monday, he became the first athlete to say something insensitive about NBA player Jason Collins coming out of the closet. Collins announced he was gay with a cover story in this week's Sports Illustrated, becoming the first openly gay player to ...