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Jason Collins #98 of the Boston Celtics in a game against the Sacramento Kings on December 30, 2012 at Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento. (Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Stanford Grad Jason Collins 1st Major American Pro Athlete To Come Out As Gay

NBA veteran center and Stanford graduate Jason Collins has become the first active male professional athlete in the major four American sports leagues to come out as gay.

04/29/2013

Jason Collins #98 of the Boston Celtics in a game against the Golden State Warriors on December 29, 2012 at Oracle Arena in Oakland. (Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

KCBS Sports Fans: Jason Collins And The Big Out

It’s tempting to compare Jason Collins with Jackie Robinson; after all, the biopic about Robinson, “42”, is a hot movie ticket right now and both are pioneers.

04/29/2013

Kwame Harris

Former Raiders, Niners OT Kwame Harris Admits He’s Gay

Kwame Harris is acknowledging publicly that he’s gay. The former Oakland Raiders and San Francisco 49ers offensive lineman discussed his sexuality Friday on CNN.

03/29/2013

Josh Dixon

San Jose Athlete Could Be 1st Openly Gay Male Gymnast On US Olympic Team

If Josh Dixon makes the cut at the US Olympic team trials in San Jose on Thursday, he could also make history as the first openly gay gymnast to compete at the Olympics.

06/28/2012

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