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David Geffen Might Buy The Clippers

Gay billionaire and Hollywood mogul David Geffen is reportedly interested in buying the Los Angeles Clippers. Earlier today the commissioner of the NBA ordered Clippers owner Donald Sterling to sell the team. Via the Wall Street Journal: With a potential sale on the horizon, attention turned to possible buyers, such as Ron Burkle, founder of private-equity firm Yucaipa Cos. and ...

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Celebs Praise NBA Commissioner

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Andrew Sullivan On Sterling’s Ban

“If Brendan Eich had made comments telling his friends to keep away from faggots, if he’d used any such terminology or had ever been shown to have discriminated against gays in the workplace or in his daily interactions, then his case would be very similar. But no such comments are in the public or private record, and there’s zero evidence ...

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Sterling Banned From NBA For Life

The NBA commissioner just announced that Donald Sterling has been banned from the NBA for life. Sterling is being fined $2.5M and the commissioner added that the league will force him to sell the team. VIDEO: Watch the commissioner’s blistering statement.

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Donald Sterling Is A Republican

All week long Teabagistan has been screaming that Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling is a Democrat because he donated to a few Dems in the early 90s. Mother Jones has posted a recap of all the right wing sites that got it wrong. (Tipped by JMG reader Joel)

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Taiwanese Animators On Donald Sterling

Watch for the Betty White shirt.

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HomoQuotable – John Aravosis

“It was only a few weeks ago that America was lecturing the gay community about its intolerance for intolerance, for objecting to a bigot (in fact, an anti-gay activist, Brendan Eich) running a major American corporation (in this case, the Mozilla Foundation). Republicans, including gay conservatives, were particularly upset that anyone would judge a man’s job performance, especially the man ...

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Linda Harvey Praises Muslim Cabbies For Refusing To Drive With Gay Games Ads

Linda Harvey has praised the Muslim cab drivers in Cleveland who have refused to drive with Gay Games ads on their vehicles. According to Harvey, gay activists are hypocritical for not denouncing the cabbies because there would be outrage if the drivers were Christians. RELATED: The Cleveland Plain Dealer editorialized last week: It’s unfortunate that nearly one-third of the 75 ...

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Tweet Of The Day

“I brought a black guy to the game.” — Awesome sign by a Warriors fan. pic.twitter.com/hJg58qBJZS — NBA Legion (@MySportsLegion) April 27, 2014

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NBA Owner Donald Sterling To Girlfriend: Stop Bringing Black Friends To Games

The sports world erupted last night after TMZ posted an audio recording in which Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling told his girlfriend to stop bringing black friends to NBA games. TMZ Sports has obtained audio of Sterling making the racist declaration during a heated argument on April 9th with V. Stiviano … after she posted a photo on Instagram ...

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American Man Wins Boston Marathon

For first time in 31 years, an American man has won the Boston Marathon. American Meb Keflezighi won the Boston Marathon men’s title on a day that was marked by remembrances of the bombings one year ago. He held off Wilson Chebet of Kenya at the finish to win in a time of 2:08.37. Keflezighi, who will turn 39 next ...

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Derrick Gordon: Don’t Wait To Come Out

“Don’t wait. Take advantage of everything that you have in front of you. Don’t wait because you’re scared. Don’t wait until you’re 35 or 40 years old and done playing the sport that you love. Because it’s stressful to live that way. I cried most of the nights when I was in the closet just because it starts to take ...

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CLEVELAND: Muslim Cab Drivers Refuse To Work With Gay Games Advertising

Cleveland television reported on Friday that some Muslim cab drivers have walked off the job rather than drive taxis with the above advertising for the Gay Games, which take place there in August. 19 Action News reporter Brian Duffy spoke with about 20 cabbies at the airport who are still driving and all of them confirmed there are drivers who ...

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SiriusXM To Launch Gay Sports Show

Perhaps in reaction to the recent spate of gay athletes coming out, SiriusXM’s OutQ channel will launch a gay sports show. The Outfield will be hosted by some well-known figures. Via press release: The Outfield will be a place where sports fans, regardless of sexual orientation, will be encouraged to share their perspectives on events and issues happening on and ...

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Pro Soccer 2013 MVP Player Mike Magee Responds To Hateful Tweet, Gets Apology

Magee plays for the Chicago Fire and was the 2013 MVP for Major League Soccer. SB Nation has the story. (Tipped by JMG reader Brian)

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Jason Collins & Michael Sam Tweet Congrats To Newly Out NCAA Player

(Tipped by JMG reader Str8 Grandmother)

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NCAA Basketball Player Comes Out

ESPN has the story: Derrick Gordon, a sophomore starter for the University of Massachusetts men’s basketball team, stepped forward Wednesday as the first openly gay player in Division I men’s college basketball, sharing his story with ESPN and Outsports. The 22-year-old shooting guard came out to his family, coaches and teammates in the span of just a few days at ...

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NBA Auctions Signed Collins Jerseys

The NBA just emailed to tip me that they have launched an auction for autographed Jason Collin jerseys. Sales will benefit the Matthew Shepard Foundation and GLSEN. Each jersey is authenticated by the NBA and MeiGray Game-Worn Authentication Program. MeiGray Group, the official game-worn partner of the NBA, offers collectors the highest standards of authenticity, integrity, and reliability for all ...

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BROOKLYN: Cater-Waiter Sues Houston Rockets Over Homophobic Taunting

A New York City man is suing the NBA franchise Houston Rockets and a local catering company, claiming that he was suspended without pay in retaliation for complaining that Rockets players had taunted him with homophobic slurs while he set up a buffet in the visiting team locker room at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center. The incident happened early last year, prior ...

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Brooklyn Nets Clinch Playoff Berth

Last night the Brooklyn Nets clinched a berth in the Eastern Conference playoffs with their 14th consecutive home win at Barclays Center, setting the stage for Jason Collins to add a another item to his list of first-ever accomplishments when he enters a playoff game with his Matthew Shepard-honoring jersey. Most of the hubbub about the NBA’s first openly gay ...

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