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NFL Star Scott Fujita For Marriage

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NBA Protects Gays In New Contract

The NBA has followed the recent example of Major League Baseball and added sexual orientation protections to their players agreement. “I am pleased to announce that we have concluded the collective bargaining process and have reached an agreement that addresses many significant issues that were challenges to our league,” said NBA Commissioner David Stern. “This collective bargaining agreement will help …

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FRC: Gays Have Ruined Baseball

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BRITAIN: Rugby Star And “Manliest Man” Does Gay Mag As Part Of …Fap Fap Fap

Rugby star. “Manliest man.” Gay-friendly. AIDS activist. And some other stuff about getting naked. Sorry, were you saying something?

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Headline Of The Day

The Onion states the obvious.

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NBA Strike To End?

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FRC’s Peter Sprigg: Pro Baseball Is Siding With Gays In The Culture War

“In the larger picture, the homosexual activists are trying to have their ideology become dominant not only in the most liberal segments of society, like academia, but in the most conservative institutions, such as the military, the church, and now in sports. Liberals attack conservatives for the idea of legislating morality, but this is exactly what’s happening when one of …

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Major League Baseball Adds “Sexual Orientation” To Union Agreement

More good news in the world of sports. Major League Baseball, which saw Jackie Robinson break the color barrier in 1947, today will announce incremental progress in another civil rights issue. The new Collective Bargaining Agreement adds “sexual orientation” to its section on discrimination, a person with direct knowledge of the agreement told the Daily News. Article XV, Section A …

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NBA Season Likely Canceled

Details here.

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NYC World Cup: Playing Quidditch On Non-Flying Brooms Looks Rilly Silly

Gothamist has lots of photos of the Quidditch World Cup, which is taking place this weekend on Randall’s Island. Tagline: “100 Teams, 2000 Athletes, One World Cup.” OK!

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Pro Soccer Player Comes Out

Pro soccer player David Testo has come out. The former Montreal Impact and Vancouver Whitecaps midfielder tells CBC Radio-Canada that teammates knew he was gay and accepted him, but he was afraid to go public until now. “It’s like carrying around a secret, you know, and carrying around luggage and just never being allowed to be yourself,” Testo told CBC. …

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Boxer Joe Frazier Dies At 67

The New York Times reports: Joe Frazier, the former heavyweight champion whose furious and intensely personal fights with a taunting Muhammad Ali endure as an epic rivalry in boxing history, died Monday night. He was 67. His business representative, Leslie Wolff, told The Associated Press in early November that Frazier had liver cancer and that he had entered hospice care.

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Morning View – Marathon Ready

The barricades are up, the cops are in position, and any minute the leaders in the NYC Marathon will hit their half-way point as they pass my block on the Upper East Side. Bleachers and band stages have been erected all along this portion of the route, where UES hospital employees will cheer on their teams. The music and screaming …

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Iran Bans Grabby Soccer Players

Iran has banned two members of its professional soccer league for touching other players too passionately after goals. Footage posted online shows Persepolis defender Mohammed Nosrati squeezing teammate Sheis Rezaei’s bottom. Another video seems to show Rezaei squeezing a teammate later in the 3-2 Persepolis victory over Damash Gilan. The game was broadcast live to millions. Nosrati and Rezaei have …

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Aussie Hockey Player Comes Out

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NFL Protects Sexual Orientation

With little apparent fanfare, the National Football League has added sexual orientation to the list of protected classes in its collective bargaining agreement. Via the gay sports blog Wide Rights, here’s the new language. Section 1. No Discrimination: There will be no discrimination in any form against any player by the Management Council, any Club or by the NFLPA because …

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Mike Tyson: Palin Met The Wombshifter

Former heavyweight boxing champ Mike Tyson has an interesting take on the allegation that Sarah Palin once hooked up with NBA star Glen Rice, who reportedly has a monster-sized endowment. Though Tyson was stoked that Palin was into black guys, he doesn’t think Rice is the kind of guy who would have given it to her the way he would …

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Drugs Made Him Do Drag

“Let me to tell you, yes, yes, it was me. I am tired now of lying, of lying to the public and of lying to myself.” – Champion boxer Oscar De La Hoya, finally coming clean about the leaked 2007 photos showing him in full-body fishnet drag. He blames the photos on a cocaine and alcohol addiction which he says …

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CHICAGO: Anti-Bullying Ally Ben Cohen To Kick Off Gay Softball World Series

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Philadephia Phillies – It Gets Better

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