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Today in sports history for Monday, Feb. 23

...both medals tables since the breakup of the Soviet Union. The U.S. wins 28 total, including nine gold.2014 - Jason Collins becomes the first openly gay athlete in the United States four major pro leagues, playing 10 scoreless minutes with...
Jason Collins set to meet Shepard's parents

DENVER - For a guy who waited so long to get his chance to play basketball again, this was one game Jason Collins couldn't get through fast enough. The first openly gay athlete in America's four major sports was set to meet with the family...
Major League Baseball umpire Dale Scott comes out as gay

...they'll be yelling at me because they didn't like my call, not because I'm a gay umpire."Two weeks after Jason Collins retired as the NBA's first openly gay player, Scott added his name Tuesday to a growing list of gay and lesbian...
Today in sports history upset a No. 1 seed since the NBA expanded the opening series to a best-of-seven.2013 - NBA veteran center Jason Collins becomes the first male professional athlete in the major four American sports leagues to come out as gay. Collins...
NBA Capsules

...forward LaMarcus Aldridge. The team's top scorer and rebounder has been out five games with a left groin sprain.Jason Collins, who became the NBA's first openly gay player when he signed a 10-day contract with the Nets on Sunday, entered...
Adult hockey team in Ohio open to all players

...acknowledge their sexual orientation the way former Columbus Crew midfielder Robbie Rogers, pro basketball player Jason Collins and Olympic diver Tom Daley of Britain have in recent months.A 2011 study by sociologist Eric Anderson - who in 1993...
King speaks on Olympics, gay rights

NEW YORK - Billie Jean King's taxi ride home after the Sochi Olympics included a revelation.She learned Jason Collins joined the Brooklyn Nets, becoming the first openly gay male player among the four major U.S. professional sports...
Stanford edges Duke

...for guard Casey Jacobsen to set a backscreen for post Jason Collins. Jacobsen was supposed to come off the screen and pop...half, when Stanford had a 28-20 advantage, led by Jason Collins' 10. Collins led all players in the game with 15 boards...
NBA trade deadline features only minor moves

...uniform again.The Celtics did make one deal, acquiring guard Jordan Crawford from the Washington Wizards for center Jason Collins and injured guard Leandro Barbosa.Those were the types of trades that were left after the big names that were available...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...3-pointers with 50 seconds left as Stanford rallied from a halftime deficit to beat visiting Southern California. Jason Collins had 20 points and six rebounds as Stanford (20-0, 8-0 Pac-10) kept alive its school-record winning streak...


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