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UConn's Ollie Won't Travel to Final Four Because of New Law

By Pat Eaton-Robb | Apr 1
UConn men's basketball coach Kevin Ollie will not be traveling to the Final Four this week, abiding by a travel ban ordered by Connecticut's governor because of Indiana's new religious-objections law, the school announced Tuesday.

NCAA Says It Will Monitor Impacts of Indiana Religious Law

By Ralph D. Russo | Mar 27
With the Final Four a week away from shining a spotlight on Indianapolis, NCAA President Mark Emmert said Thursday that the governing body for college sports is concerned about an Indiana law that could allow businesses to discriminate against gay people.

Notre Dame Gay Group to Give Award to NHL Exec.

Mar 27
The Gay and Lesbian Alumni/ae of the University of Notre Dame and Saint Mary's College plan to honor an NHL executive who helped launch the You Can Play Project in honor of his younger brother.

Michael Sam Among 105 'Vets' Eyeing That Elusive NFL Job

Mar 22
The strain and sweat on their faces showed just how much one more chance in the NFL means to Michael Sam and 104 others.

DraftKings Boardwalk Bowl Brings Professional Indoor Football To Boardwalk Hall

By EDGE | Mar 13
The inaugural "DraftKings Boardwalk Bowl" is expected to attract more than 10,000 fans to Boardwalk Hall on May 30 to watch the Philadelphia Soul battle the League's newest franchise, the Las Vegas Outlaws.

UMass Guard Gordon Says Coming Out Let Him Focus on Game

By Ralph D. Russo | Mar 13
Massachusetts guard Derrick Gordon became a better basketball player and a better teammate this season, and he credits both to having the courage to play as an openly gay man.

Brazil Ecojourneys Hosts South American's 1st Lesbian Surf Camp

By Winnie McCroy | Mar 11
On May 9-16 in Santa Catarina, South Brazil, Brazil Ecojourneys invites women to catch some of the sweetest waves in the country, during South America's first-ever lesbian surf camp.

Jason Collins to Join Yahoo Sports as Basketball Analyst

Mar 11
Yahoo Sports has announced it has hired former NBA player Jason Collins as a basketball analyst.

Ex-Patriots Running Back Blames Team's Support of Gay Marriage on Satan

By Jason St. Amand | Mar 10
Sports broadcaster and former running back for the New England Patriots Craig James is not happy that his team is supporting gay marriage, saying that Satan is behind LGBT support in the sports world.

Republican Lawmakers Want to Ax Minn. Transgender Athletics Rule

By Kia Farhang | Mar 10
More than 20 Republican legislators want to stop transgender students born as male from playing on girls' sports teams, undoing a state high school league vote that drew fervent support and opposition last year.

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