• NBA center Jason Collins became the first openly gay man in the history of American professional team sports, opening up in a heartfelt letter in this week's issue of Sports Illustrated.Basketball,Billy Bean,Brittney Griner,Chris Culliver,David Stern,Esera Tuaolo,Jason Collins,Jason Kidd,John Amaechi,John Wall,Kobe Bryant,Matthew Shepard,Mike Piazza,National Basketball Association,NBA,New York Mets,Phoenix Mercury,Sports Illustrated,Steve Nash,Tim Hardaway,Washington Wizards,Andrew Cothren

  • San Antonio Spurs point guard Tony Parker has the chance to accomplish something that no NBA point guard has done since 1990.Basketball,Boston Celtics,Chauncey Billups,Dallas Mavericks,Danny Green,Derrick Rose,Detroit Pistons,Dirk Nowitzki,Indiana Pacers,Isiah Thomas,Jason Kidd,Kawhi Leonard,Kevin Garnett,Kobe Bryant,Lebron James,Manu Ginóbli,Miami Heat,Michael Jordan,National Basketball Association,New York Knicks,Paul Pierce,Rajon Rondo,Ray Allen,Russell Westbrook,San Antonio Spurs,Shaquille O'Neal,Tim Duncan,Tony Parker,Kellin Bliss

    Published Date : May 28, 2013, 5:00 PM EDT
  • US' Jacob Stephen Varner (R) celebrates after defeating Ukraine's Valerii Andriitsev in their Men's 96kg Freestyle gold medal match on August 12, 2012 during the wrestling event of the London 2012 Olympic Games.

    It may be too early to tell, and a lot can happen between now and September, but wrestling's chances look good to be included in the 2020 Olympic Program. Olympics,FILA,International Olympic Committee,MLB,Nenad Lalovic,Olympic Games,Raphael Martinetti,softball,squash,the Olympics,The World Baseball Classic,wrestling,Andrew Cothren

    Published Date : Jun 06, 2013, 5:02 PM EDT
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    Overcrowding atop the world's tallest peak has reached a critical mass. What can be done to save Mount Everest before too much damage is done?More Sports,Edmund Hillary,Himalayas,Mount Everest,Mountaineering,Tenzing Norgay,Andrew Cothren

    Published Date : Jun 18, 2013, 1:00 PM EDT
  • new york yankees derek jeter

    Many have suggested the New York Yankees would be better off if Derek Jeter retired, but a look around the league and within the Yankees organization suggests that his replacement is nowhere to be found. Baseball,Alex Rodriguez,American League,Andy Pettitte,Boston Red Sox,Brendan Ryan,Derek Jeter,Detroit Tigers,Eduardo Nunez,Elvis Andrus,Jhonny Peralta,Jon Daniels,Jorge Posada,Mariano Rivera,New York Yankees,Pete Rose,Seattle Mariners,Stephen Drew,Texas Rangers,Kellin Bliss

    Published Date : Sep 12, 2013, 12:50 PM EDT
  • Bitcoin hits the NBA

    The Sacramento Kings of the NBA will become the first professional sports franchise to use the peer-to-peer payment system and digital currency, Bitcoin.Basketball,Bitcoin,Electronic commerce,Electronic money,Mt. Gox,National Basketball Association,Sacramento Kings,Vivek Ranadive,Kellin Bliss

    Published Date : Jan 16, 2014, 1:42 PM EST
  •  A general view of Wembley Stadium prior to the International friendly match between England and Norway at Wembley Stadium on September 3, 2014 in London, England.

    England manager Roy Hodgson said the opportunity to play a final at Wembley would be excellent motivation for his players.

    LAST UPDATE : Sep 19, 2014, 2:33 PM EDT
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    In his response to charges that Russian athletes participated in a doping scheme, there is a sense that, at least in international sports, Vladimir Putin really does want to see a level playing field. Olympics,Doping,IAAF,Russia,WADA,Erin Wright

    Published Date : Nov 13, 2015, 2:06 PM EST
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    Real Madrid boss Rafael Benitez apparently has the club's full backing following a 4-0 home defeat by Barcelona.

    LAST UPDATE : Nov 24, 2015, 7:47 AM EST