/ Nov 20, 2014

Trailblazer Collins retires from NBA

Jason Collins, the first openly gay player in one of the four major North American professional leagues, announced his retirement Wednesday after 13 years in the NBA. "It's time and I'm very much looking forward to the next steps," Collins said during a news conference ...

Collins makes history as NBA's first openly gay player

/ Feb 24, 2014

Collins makes history as NBA's first openly gay player

Although Jason Collins played only 10½ minutes in his first game with the Brooklyn Nets, it was a groundbreaking appearance. Collins became the first openly gay player in the four major U.S. professional sports leagues, and Deron Williams had a season-high 30 points along with ...