NBA veteran Jason Collins has marched in Boston’s gay pride parade with U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy III of Massachusetts, his one-time roommate at Stanford University.
Jason Collins, the first active athlete to come out as being gay in one of the four U.S. major professional sports leagues, threw out the ceremonial first pitch at Fenway Park on Thursday night.
Jon Wertheim, a senior writer for Sports Illustrated sat with Collins to get his story and help put it in Collins’ own words. Wertheim joined 98.5 The Sports Hub’s Toucher & Rich to discuss what is was like working on this big story.
The Felger and Massarotti Show from Tuesday, April 30.
Like most of the sports world, the Boston Celtics are happy for their former teammate Jason Collins.
Gresh & Zo: Thoughts On Jason Collins Coming Out As First Openly Gay Male Athlete In American Pro Sports
Gresh and Zo started the show off talking about the news of Jason Collins announcing he is gay. The guys had some thoughts on the topic and overall believe it’s beyond time that we accept this in sports.
Celtics play-by-play announcer Mike Gorman joined 98.5 The Sports Hub’s Toucher & Rich about his thoughts on NBA center Jason Collins announcing openly he’s gay and the Celtics-Knicks Game 5.
Former Celtics Center Jason Collins Comes Out As First Openly Gay Male Athlete In American Pro Sports
For months, rumors persisted of an openly gay professional athlete coming out as gay, and on Monday, that player turned out to be NBA center Jason Collins.
The Celtics are eyeing a 10-day contract with former Thunder and Bobcats center D.J. White, according to a report.
The NBA trade deadline has come and gone and the Boston Celtics made a single move. The Celtics traded injured guard Leandro Barbosa and center Jason Collins to the Washington Wizards for guard Jordan Crawford. Felger and Marc Bertrand discuss the deadline and how the Celtics approached it.