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UEFA Declines Munich Application for Rainbow-Colored Stadium

UEFA Declines Munich Application for Rainbow-Colored Stadium

By Ciarán Fahey | Jun 22, 2021

UEFA has declined the Munich city council's application to have its stadium illuminated in rainbow colors for Germany's final European Championship group game against Hungary on Wednesday.

After Coming Out as Gay, Twitter Shows Love for NFL Player Carl Nassib

After Coming Out as Gay, Twitter Shows Love for NFL Player Carl Nassib

Jun 21, 2021

After Carl Nassib came out as gay on Instagram, social media followed with high praise for his decision.

Watch: Las Vegas Raiders' Carl Nassib Comes Out as Gay, First Active Athlete in NFL

Watch: Las Vegas Raiders' Carl Nassib Comes Out as Gay, First Active Athlete in NFL

Jun 21, 2021

Las Vegas Raiders' defensive end Carl Nassib took to Instagram Monday to come out as gay for Pride month, effectively becoming the first active NFL player to be openly gay in the league's history.

Homophobic Chants by Mexican Football Fans Lead to Fan-less Games

Homophobic Chants by Mexican Football Fans Lead to Fan-less Games

Jun 21, 2021

The Mexican football team faces a fan-less future, at least in two upcoming games due to anti-gay chants by fans.

Gay Dad's Diving Champ Son, Nicknamed 'Little Louganis,' Headed to Tokyo Olympics

Gay Dad's Diving Champ Son, Nicknamed 'Little Louganis,' Headed to Tokyo Olympics

By Kilian Melloy | Jun 21, 2021

Jordan Windle, nicknamed "Little Louganis" after the out Olympic champ, is headed to the Olympics in Tokyo, and he has words of love and gratitude for his gay dad.

Transgender Weightlifter Hubbard Selected for Tokyo Olympics

Transgender Weightlifter Hubbard Selected for Tokyo Olympics

By Steve McMorran | Jun 20, 2021

Laurel Hubbard's efforts have made her a flashpoint in the debate around the fairness of trans athletes competing in women's events.

Women's College Sports Get Boost in TV Ratings, Visibility

Women's College Sports Get Boost in TV Ratings, Visibility

By Cliff Brunt | Jun 20, 2021

ESPN's has been experimenting in recent years with showing more women's sports on its various platforms, and good numbers have led the network to become more aggressive.

Munich Wants Rainbow-Colored Stadium for Game with Hungary

Munich Wants Rainbow-Colored Stadium for Game with Hungary

By Ciarán Fahey | Jun 20, 2021

Hungary may play its final group game at the European Championship in a stadium lit up in rainbow colors as a sign against that country's homophobia and intolerance.

French Open Defends 'Pragmatic' Stance in Osaka Dealings

French Open Defends 'Pragmatic' Stance in Osaka Dealings

By Samuel Petrequin | Jun 13, 2021

French Open organizers said they took a "pragmatic" approach in their dealings with four-time Grand Slam champion Naomi Osaka earlier in the tournament, insisting they tried to engage with her several times before she decided to withdraw.

Lochte, Chastened by Misdeeds, Takes Aim at 5th Olympics

Lochte, Chastened by Misdeeds, Takes Aim at 5th Olympics

Jun 12, 2021

Ryan Lochte knows what people think of him. He's eager to make them forget the worst.

Homophobic Slurs at Soccer Final Lead to Three Minute Halt

Homophobic Slurs at Soccer Final Lead to Three Minute Halt

Jun 7, 2021

One of the more disturbing trends in international sports as of late has been the homophobic chants shouted by Mexican fans at games. On Sunday, the chants halted a match between the United States and Mexico at Denver's Empower Field.

Watch: Hunky Brit Ex-Football Star Thomas Beattie Reflects on Coming Out Last Summer

Watch: Hunky Brit Ex-Football Star Thomas Beattie Reflects on Coming Out Last Summer

Jun 7, 2021

Former footballer Thomas Beattie discusses how he benefited from coming out publicly as gay last year in a short video interview with BBC Sports.

Paul Lasts the Distance Against Mayweather in Exhibition

Paul Lasts the Distance Against Mayweather in Exhibition

Jun 7, 2021

Floyd Mayweather Jr. outclassed YouTube personality Logan Paul but couldn't stop him inside the distance.

Celebrate Pride Month with the Boston Red Sox vs. Houston Astros!

Celebrate Pride Month with the Boston Red Sox vs. Houston Astros!

Jun 6, 2021

The Boston Red Sox will host Pride Night @ Fenway Park on Thursday, June 10, at 7:10 p.m. when they take on the Houston Astros. This year's event is the eighth time Fenway Park has hosted Boston Pride.

Brad Cox-Trained Essential Quality Wins Belmont Stakes

Brad Cox-Trained Essential Quality Wins Belmont Stakes

By Stephen Whyno | Jun 6, 2021

Brad Cox insisted he wasn't sitting around waiting or worrying about whether a disqualification of Bob Baffert's Kentucky Derby winner would give him his first victory in a Triple Crown race.

Olympian Tom Daley Opens Up, Shares Steamy Pics With Swimming Partner Matty Lee

Olympian Tom Daley Opens Up, Shares Steamy Pics With Swimming Partner Matty Lee

Jun 2, 2021

Tom Daley and Matty Lee are poised to win Olympic gold this summer in Tokyo. The pair share the cover of an upcoming issue of Attitude magazine in which Daley opens up about his coming out.

Florida Governor Bans Transgender Women from School Sports

Florida Governor Bans Transgender Women from School Sports

By Bobby Caina Calvan | Jun 1, 2021

Florida's Republican governor signed a bill Tuesday barring transgender females from playing on public school teams intended for student athletes born as girls, plunging the state into the national culture war over transgender rights.

Grand Slam Leaders Pledge to Address Naomi Osaka's Concerns

Grand Slam Leaders Pledge to Address Naomi Osaka's Concerns

By Howard Fendrich | Jun 1, 2021

The leaders of the four Grand Slam tournaments reacted Tuesday to tennis star Naomi Osaka's stunning withdrawal from the French Open by promising to address players' concerns about mental health.

Irving Dodges Bottle in Boston in Another Ugly NBA Incident

Irving Dodges Bottle in Boston in Another Ugly NBA Incident

By Jimmy Golen | May 31, 2021

Kyrie Irving says banning fans who mistreat NBA players won't solve the problem. It goes much deeper than that.

Good Company: Helio Castroneves Wins Indy 500 for 4Th Time

Good Company: Helio Castroneves Wins Indy 500 for 4Th Time

By Jenna Fryer | May 31, 2021

Written off as too old to race full-time, too old for a fourth Indianapolis 500 win, Helio Castroneves at long last joined that exclusive club in a popular victory for the old guys.

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