Jason Collins

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Jason Collins Announces Retirement From NBA

Jason Collins, the NBA’s first openly gay player, announced his retirement on Wednesday.

11/19/2014

UMass guard Derrick Gordon. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

UMass Guard Derrick Gordon Comes Out, Becomes First Openly Gay Player In D1 Basketball

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.

04/09/2014

Brooklyn Nets center Jason Collins. (Photo by Sam Forencich/NBAE via Getty Images)

Jason Collins: NBA ‘100 Percent Supportive’ Since Coming Out

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.

03/07/2014

Jason Collins of the Brooklyn Nets yells out from the bench next to teammate Paul Pierce in the first half against the Los Angeles Lakers. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Robb: Paul Pierce Voices Support for Jason Collins – Makes Boston Proud

Jason Collins made history on Sunday night, and former Celtics teammate Paul Pierce was there to voice his support.

02/24/2014

Jason Collins marches in the Boston Pride parade.

NBA’s Collins Among Those Marching In Boston’s Gay Pride Parade

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.

06/08/2013

Jason Collins throws out the first pitch before a game between the Texas Rangers and the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park on June 6, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Jason Collins Throws Out First Pitch At Fenway Park

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.

06/06/2013

Jason Collins #98 of the Boston Celtics in a game against the Sacramento Kings on December 30, 2012. (Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Wertheim On Toucher & Rich: Working On The Jason Collins Story

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.

98.5 The Sports Hub–05/01/2013

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Felger & Mazz: April 30, 2013

The Felger and Massarotti Show from Tuesday, April 30.

04/30/2013

Celtics captain Paul Pierce celebrates with former teammate Jason Collins during the 2012-13 NBA season. (Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images)

Celtics Show Support For Jason Collins: ‘Happy He Can Be Himself’

Like most of the sports world, the Boston Celtics are happy for their former teammate Jason Collins.

04/30/2013

Jason Collins #98 of the Boston Celtics in a game against the Sacramento Kings on December 30, 2012. (Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

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.

98.5 The Sports Hub–04/30/2013

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