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When NBA center Jason Collins openly came out as gay in April 2013, it was only a matter of time until more professional athletes would follow his example.
It has been long overdue. Finally an active member of one the four major sports leagues in the United States has come out as an openly gay man.
Thank you, Jason Collins. The courage and dignity that it took to reveal your true identity is very inspiring.
Women have made great advances over the years. However, one of the areas that is lacking in progress for women is professional sports.
The NBA has paid tribute to its Hispanic players and fans since 2006 with Noche Latina, where teams from the largest Hispanic communities participate by hosting Latin themed events, as well as “changing” their team name to a more Spanish sounding one.
With the NBA kicking off its 65th season on Tuesday, the time has come to assess what is new around the league, as well as who will make a push for championship contention.
We are a week and a half into the 2009-2010 NBA season and a few things seem certain, the Celtics look dominant, Pau Gasol is vital to the Lakers and the top echelon teams got a lot better during the off season.