Tim Tebow may not be getting a lot of attention on the field as the New York Jets' backup quarterback, but he's certainly receiving a lot of buzz off of it, most recently with the announcement of an upcoming speaking engagement at a controversial Dallas, Texas, megachurch.
After a wild season under the glare of the national media spotlight, the Mission College women's basketball team and its transsexual center Gabriellle Ludwig won their conference title Wednesday night.
It took me far too long to recognize the importance of what Kobe Bryant did with 140 characters Sunday night. It was a battle in which he had no stake. A fight in which he had no dog. A tweet he could have simply ignored. Instead one of the most recognizable athletes on the planet took a very public stand.
Denver Nuggets star Kenneth Faried has become the first NBA player to join an organization devoted to fighting homophobia in sports, and said he hopes his involvement will raise awareness of gay rights in professional basketball.
In what is almost certainly a first, an American president has endorsed a bid for a city to host the Gay Games, when President Obama put his support behind Orlando’s bid to host the Gay Games X in 2018.