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Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Articles tagged: Jason Collins

Jason Collins compares Tony Dungy to Donald Sterling

Last year, former Indianapolis Colts head coach Tony Dungy thought he was making a relatively innocent comment when he said he would pass on Michael Sam in the NFL Draft strictly to avoid media distractions. Jason Collins felt the remarks were homophobic. Collins, who became the first openly gay NBA player when he was signed…Read More

Jason Collins says NBA player taunted him on court for being gay

Jason Collins knew when he decided to come out as gay that not everyone would be accepting of his sexual preference. The Brooklyn Nets forward is the first openly gay player to be on an active NBA roster, and some people don’t react well to change. As you might have expected, Collins said he has…Read More

Jason Collins gets standing ovation from Lakers fans (Video)

Jason Collins signed a 10-day contract with the Brooklyn Nets on Sunday, becoming the first openly gay athlete on an active roster in one of the four major American sports. He later made his Nets debut against the Los Angeles Lakers, and Collins was treated to a warm reception from fans at the Staples Center….Read More

Jason Collins to sign with Brooklyn Nets

The Brooklyn Nets worked out free agent forward Jason Collins last week and were strongly considering signing him. According to various reports, Collins will sign a 10-day contract with the Nets and be available to play against the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday night. As Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports reported, Collins was Plan B…Read More

Brooklyn Nets worked out Jason Collins, considering signing him

The Brooklyn Nets worked out Jason Collins this week in Los Angeles and are giving “strong consideration” to signing him, ESPN reports. Nets GM Billy King confirmed to the NY Daily News’ Stefan Bondy that the team worked out Collins this week. Collins reportedly was in shape for the workout. Collins, 35, played for the…Read More

Detroit Pistons not that interested in Jason Collins

A report on Saturday said the Detroit Pistons expressed interest in signing Jason Collins, but a new report says the team’s interest in the free agent center is not that strong. ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne and Marc Stein reported on Saturday that the Pistons “opened a dialogue” with Collins, who played for the Boston Celtics and…Read More

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