Quote of the Day

"A lot more doors will open than close for Jason. I think he'll be very smart about it. That Stanford degree will come in handy."
-- Warriors President & COO Rick Welts, on Jason Collins. (S.F. CHRONICLE, 4/30)
Tuesday April 30, 2013 Vol. 19 — No. 163 Print This Issue

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  • Out & In

    Stern said he wasn't surprised by the positive reaction to the Collins news

    Wizards C Jason Collins' announcement on SI.com that he is gay, becoming the first active male athlete in one of the major U.S. pro sports to do so, was "greeted with an outpouring of support" from teammates, league execs and major NBA players including Heat G Dwyane Wade and Lakers G Kobe Bryant, according to a front-page piece by Beck & Branch of the N.Y. TIMES. NBA Commissioner David Stern said, "The overwhelming positive reaction does not surprise me. Our players are actually knowledgeable and sophisticated on this issue, and our teams understand it completely. I would have expected them to be supportive, and they are.” Beck & Branch report Collins informed his Wizards teammates, as well as Stern, in a "series of phon ...

  • What The Future Holds

    Will Jason Collins be on an NBA roster next season?

  • Inside The Coverage

    Outlets examine ESPN’s coverage of Collins news on-air and online.

  • Extended Stay?

    The Kings' future in Sacramento got a bid of support as the NBA Relocation Committee recommends BOG vote against a Seattle move.

  • Raise The Roof?

    Vikings unveil stadium plans; retractable roof still in question.

  • No Cold Shoulder

    NHL sets new average attendance record during lockout-shortened season.

  • Farm Subsidy

    State Farm looks to be a "good neighbor" to the Univ. of Illinois as the insurance brand puts its name on the school's Assembly Hall.

  • Now & Zen

    Sources: Raptors ramp up pursuit of Jackson for role as president.

  • X Factor

    ESPN moving Summer X Games out of L.A. in '14.

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