Athletes

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: College Athletes, Unite

Calls college athletes’ effort to unionize “a necessary step”

For First Time Ever, College Football Players Organize to Unionize

The effort, if successful, could re-make college sports.

The Messages of Love (and Hate) for Jason Collins

The web reacted immediately–from teammates to politicians–after Jason Collins announced he’s gay in this week’s issue of Sports Illustrated.

First Active NBA Player Comes Out As Gay

For the first time ever, an athlete for a major American sports team comes out of the closet.

Cullen Jones to Swim in Three Events at London Olympics

Jones is the third African-American in history to make the US Olympic swimming team.