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Articles tagged: gay athletes

Dale Scott is first MLB umpire to come out as gay

Major League Baseball umpire Dale Scott recently became the first official in a major US sport to come out as gay.
Scott first discussed his private life in the October issue of Referee Magazine, an

Arizona State OL Chip Sarafin comes out as gay

Arizona State offensive lineman Chip Sarafin publicly came out as gay in a magazine article published this month.
Sarafin, who is a redshirt senior and originally walked on to the Sun Devils football

UMass guard Derrick Gordon comes out as gay

Derrick Gordon became the first openly gay athlete in men’s Division 1 college basketball on Wednesday.
Gordon, a sophomore guard who averaged 9.4 points and 3.5 rebounds per game for UMass thi

Survey: 86% of NFL players fine with gay teammate

Michael Sam is likely to become the first openly gay player in the NFL come draft time in May, and there has been plenty of debate over whether he will be accepted by his teammates or not. If a recent