Jason Collins, the NBA’s first openly gay player, announced his retirement on Wednesday.
Shortly after the University of Massachusetts’ men’s basketball team lost to Tennessee in the NCAA Tournament, sophomore guard Derrick Gordon made a life-changing decision.
Jason Collins is excited to be back in Boston, and said he’s received 100 percent support around the league since coming out as gay.
Jason Collins made history on Sunday night, and former Celtics teammate Paul Pierce was there to voice his support.
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.