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Former Missouri player Michael Sam, left, waves to fans

Sam Clears Waivers, Meets with Fisher

SPORTS | By R. B. Fallstrom | Sunday Aug 31, 2014
Michael Sam wasn't a good fit for the St. Louis Rams, but coach Jeff Fisher said there were no regrets, and no issues with him being the gay.

ESPN Reporter Josina Anderson

Twittersphere Slams ESPN Over Showering with Michael Sam Segment

SPORTS | By EDGE | Aug 27
Sports reporting hit a new low last week when reporter Josina Anderson took time out of a segment aired on ESPN about how Michael Sam is adjusting to life in the NFL to focus on how his teammates are handling being in the shower with a gay player.

Cyclists Take to the Street to Break AIDS

SPORTS | By EDGE | Aug 27
Over 100 physical activists will come together to raise vital funds and awareness for HIV/AIDS and homelessness by completing a 285 mile, three-day journey from Boston to NYC.

World OutGames Coming to Miami in 2017

SPORTS | By Mike Halterman | Aug 24
In just three years' time, athletes from all over the world will be heading to Florida to show off their brawn and talents: The fourth World OutGames will be held in Miami from May 26 to June 4, 2017.

Exclusive Interview with NFL Star and Equality Ally Chris Kluwe

SPORTS | By Mike Halterman | Aug 23
Chris Kluwe catapulted to international recognition in 2012 when he used his voice for good. As a punter for the NFL's Minnesota Vikings, he had the chance to speak out for equality in a noble and rather colorful way.

Former Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe

Kluwe, Vikings Reach Settlement to Avert Lawsuit

SPORTS | By Amy Forliti | Aug 19
Former Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe said Tuesday that he reached a settlement with the team to avert a threatened lawsuit over his release, saying the club had agreed to donate to several groups that support gay rights.

Baylor's Brittney Griner grabs a rebound in front of Tennessee's Glory Johnson during an NCAA women's college basketball tournament regional final.

WNBA Players Griner, Johnson Engaged

SPORTS | By Jason St. Amand | Aug 16
Women's basketball stars Brittney Griner and Glory Johnson are engaged.

NBA player Jason Collins talked about coming out and gays in pro sports during an appearance at the Castro Theatre as part of the Commonwealth Club's "The LGBT Journey" series

Out Gay NBAer Collins a Hit with SF's Commonwealth Club

SPORTS | By Khaled Sayed | Aug 16
Gay basketball player Jason Collins received a warm welcome Monday during his appearance at the Castro Theatre as part of the Commonwealth Club's month of LGBT programming entitled "The LGBT Journey."

Waves of Change

SPORTS | By Andy Smith | Aug 16
"The lineup is the point in the surf where the waves actually line up. The way they come in one after the other..."

Todd Roark, of Detroit, crashes during the beach volleyball competition at the ninth Gay Games.

Gay Games Athletes Heartened by Cleveland Welcome

SPORTS | By Mark Gillespie | Aug 15
Gay Games participants praise Cleveland and Akron, calling the Ohio host cities friendly and hospitable.

Gay Games 9 Schedule of Athletic Events for Friday, August 15

SPORTS | By EDGE | Aug 15
The 2014 Gay Games in Cleveland and Akron enters its sixth day of full competition with a robust and varied schedule of sporting events ranging from Soccer to Swimming, Flag Football to Water Polo and much much more.