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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: College Athletes, Unite

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: College Athletes, Unite

by Carla Murphy on November 12 2014, 11:30AM

Calls college athletes’ effort to unionize “a necessary step”

Topics: Labor, /NOW

For First Time Ever, College Football Players Organize to Unionize

For First Time Ever, College Football Players Organize to Unionize

by Carla Murphy on January 29 2014, 10:36AM

The effort, if successful, could re-make college sports.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

The Messages of Love (and Hate) for Jason Collins

The Messages of Love (and Hate) for Jason Collins

by Jorge Rivas on April 30 2013, 9:00AM

The web reacted immediately—from teammates to politicians—after Jason Collins announced he’s gay in this week’s issue of Sports Illustrated.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

First Active NBA Player Comes Out As Gay

First Active NBA Player Comes Out As Gay

by Jorge Rivas on April 29 2013, 11:59AM

For the first time ever, an athlete for a major American sports team comes out of the closet.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

Cullen Jones to Swim in Three Events at London Olympics

Cullen Jones to Swim in Three Events at London Olympics

by Jorge Rivas on July 2 2012, 1:52PM

Jones is the third African-American in history to make the US Olympic swimming team.

Topics: /NOW

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