Gay athletes are finally coming out, but Chris Kluwe's fight isn't over
Last fall, the Minnesota Timberwolves took heat from local black leaders for putting together the whitest roster the NBA had seen since the Bird- and McHale-led Celtics teams of the late 1980s. Now it's the Twins' turn.SEE ALSO: Twins offer lesbian kissers more apologies, free tickets after guard ha ... More >>
And this time it almost makes a flesh-and-blood man of its hero
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Vikings punter Chris Kluwe isn't gay, but now he's the next best thing: An honorary gay.SEE ALSO: Chris Kluwe is Salon's Sexiest Man of 2012Kluwe and his fellow NFL-playing gay-marriage crusader, Ravens linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo, have been named GQ's "Honorary Gays of the Year."
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This hapless Devil Rays franchise, "celebrating" their tenth anniversary (and what memories those must be), must have some kid, somewhere in the bay area, cheering for 'em. But today, there's a brief burst of joy when his Rays split a four-game series against the heralded Twins, winning game four ... More >>
Well, Carlos Silva certainly shut me up yesterday. Here's his line: five full innings, five hits, one run, walk, strikeout. He wasn't brilliant or dominant and started off looking like a meltdown waitin ... More >>
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