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Cowboys Release Michael Sam From Practice Squad

SPORTS | Tuesday Oct 21, 2014
The Dallas Cowboys have released Michael Sam from the practice squad, another setback as the NFL's first openly gay player tries to make an active roster during the regular season for the first time.

Serena Williams Hits Back at Russian Official

SPORTS | By Chris Brummitt | Oct 20
Serena Williams says comments by the head of the Russian Tennis Federation referring to her and older sister Venus as "brothers" were bullying, sexist and racist, and that she supported the one-year suspension imposed by the WTA against the official.

Out Soccer Hunk Robbie Rogers Inspires New ABC Comedy

SPORTS | By Jason St. Amand | Oct 16
Out soccer player, and overall hunk, Robbie Rogers is apparently the inspiration for a new ABC comedy it was reported Wednesday.

Prosthetic Leg Reported Stolen Near Stadium Found

SPORTS | Oct 13
Police say a prosthetic leg reported stolen from a veteran in a wheelchair outside the Eagles-Giants football game in south Philadelphia was later recovered on a subway train.

Hunky Gay Diver Says Footballers Should Come Out

SPORTS | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 11
Tom Daley, the hunky gay Olympic diver who is hugged up with Dustin Lance Black, encouraged gay footballers (or is that soccer players?) to come out, saying they would be surprised by the support they would receive.

Aspen Gay Ski Week Returns

SPORTS | By EDGE | Oct 10
Aspen Gay Ski Week (AGSW), the nation's largest and oldest gay ski event, returns for its 37th year from January 11 to 18, 2015.

Phelps Says Swimming on Hold After DUI Arrest

SPORTS | By Paul Newberry | Oct 6
Putting his swimming career on hold after his second DUI arrest, Olympic champion Michael Phelps began a six-week program Sunday that he said "will provide the help I need to better understand myself."

Olympian Michael Phelps Arrested on DUI Charge

SPORTS | By Juliet Linderman | Sep 30
Police arrested Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps on a DUI charge early Tuesday, and officials say he was speeding and failed field sobriety tests when officers pulled him over.

ESPN Suspends Bill Simmons 3 Weeks for NFL Comments

SPORTS | Sep 25
ESPN has suspended Bill Simmons for three weeks after he repeatedly called NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell a liar during a profane tirade on a podcast.

IOC Adds Non-Discrimination Clause to Olympics Charter

SPORTS | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 25
After the widespread criticism the International Olympic Committee faced over Russia's anti-gay laws during the recent Games, the IOC has added a non-discrimination clause to their charter, preventing future contracts with any cities that discriminate.

Goodbye 300? World Bowling Eyes Radical Changes

SPORTS | By Eric Talmadge | Sep 24
Will there be a radical overhaul of the rules of bowling?