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The Sports Kid Column: Adam Jones, Colin Kaepernick and Moral Licensing

The Sports Kid Column: Adam Jones, Colin Kaepernick and Moral Licensing

By Bobby Wagner, Managing Editor

September 16, 2016


Filed under Columns, Sports

It's not the desire to stay the same that's keeping us from increasing diversity and morality in sports. It's the false idea that we've come so far already.

Brooklyn breaks barrier, signs first openly gay NBA player

Brooklyn breaks barrier, signs first openly gay NBA player

February 25, 2014


Filed under Sports

After the Brooklyn Nets announced the signing of center Jason Collins to a 10-day contract on Feb. 23, the team became the first in NBA history to have an openly gay player on its active roster. Collins, who publicly came out last April, is expected to see playing time in several of the Nets’ upcoming contests...