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  • Jason Collins Talks to ABC News about Coming Out (Watch)

    Apr 30, 13 by EURpublisher02 2 Comments

    *Washington Wizards center Jason Collins, who became the first openly gay athlete in a major American team sport when he revealed his sexuality on Monday, gave his first post-closet interview to ABC News, calling his pioneer status “mind-boggling.” “I never set out to be the first,” Collins told “Good Morning America” anchor George Stephanopoulos in […]

  • Jason Collins Makes History: First Openly Gay (Male) Professional Athlete

    Apr 29, 13 by EurPublisher 12 Comments

    *Somebody had to be the first active professional athlete to come out of the closet. Well, Washington Wizards center Jason Colins today said he’s the one. Collins, who’s been in the NBA since 2001, revealed that he is a homosexual. “I’m a 34-year-old NBA center. I’m black. And I’m gay,” Collins told Sports Illustrated. He […]

  • Javaris Crittenton Accused of Slapping Baby Mama

    Dec 21, 12 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *Former NBA player Javaris Crittenton has been accused of slapping his baby mama across the face as she was breastfeeding their 1-day old child, TMZ reports. Crittenton has temporarily been ordered to stay at least 100 yards away from Tyress Daniels and their newborn son after she filed court documents outlining a pattern of domestic […]

  • Nets Coach to Haters: ‘Keep Booing Kris Humphries’

    Dec 27, 11 by EURpublisher02 7 Comments

    *Kris Humphries was booed again by fans of an opposing team, but the New Jersey Nets player and his coach are encouraging the boo birds to keep it going, as it only motivates the player and has ultimately led to two victories. “People were talking crazy last year,” Humphries told The Record after his team’s […]

  • Ex NBAer Javaris Crittenton Jailed on Murder Charges

    Sep 16, 11 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *Former NBA guard Javaris Crittenton spent Thursday night in a Georgia jail, having been extradited there to face a murder charge in the death of an Atlanta mother, reports CNN. Tracy Flanagan, a spokeswoman for the Fulton County Sheriff’s Office, said by e-mail that Crittenton was booked in the county jail that night. He is […]

  • Photos: First Lady Helps Build School Playground in Southeast DC

    Jun 16, 11 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

      *First lady Michelle Obama mixed and poured concrete, attached swings to a swing set and raked mulch for an hour Wednesday at a charter school in a low-income Southeast Washington neighborhood, helping volunteers to build a new playground from scratch. The first lady was the guest of honor as KaBOOM!, a nonprofit that gives […]