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Jason Collins Signed for Remainder of Season by Brooklyn Nets

The Brooklyn Nets released a statement announcing that the first openly gay player in the four major sports in the United States of America, Jason Collins , has been signed for the remainder of the season.  Below is the statement. … Continue reading

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(Video) Brevin Knight Talks Jason Collins Making History, Transition to Television, Nets Move and More

Brevin Knight talks about Jason Collins making history by being the first professional athlete in one of the four major sports in the United States of America to announce that he is gay, making the transition from playing basketball to … Continue reading

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Jason Collins Signs Second 10-Day Contract with Brooklyn Nets

The Brooklyn Nets released a statement this morning announcing that Jason Collins, the first opening gay athlete to play in one of the four major sports in the United States, has been signed to a second 10-day contract.  Below is … Continue reading

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Brooklyn Nets Climb Back to .500 by Derrel Jazz Johnson

When 2014 began, the Brooklyn Nets were one of the most disappointing teams in the National Basketball Association. With a high-priced roster of veteran players who were underperforming, the Brooklyn Nets had a record of 10-21. Since, the team has … Continue reading

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Jason Collins Makes History As First Openly Gay Player

The Brooklyn Nets officially signed Jason Collins which will make him the first openly gay athlete to do so in one of the four major sports in the United States of America.   Below is a statement released by the Nets. … Continue reading

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Big Props to Jason Collins By Marc “Razz” Rasbury

I would like to commend Jason Collins for his public announcement that he is gay. Collins, in an article to appear in Sports Illustrated later this week, acknowledged something that he has been hiding for over 30 years. In doing … Continue reading

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