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When Will We See Openly Gay Players in the MLB, NFL, NBA and NHL?

Ian Carey | Posted 11.26.2012 | Sports
Ian Carey

The onus is not just on gay athletes to come out, that lays with all athletes, gay or straight, to make it clear that gay players are welcome in the locker room.

A 21st Century Hockey Hero... Brendan Burke

Mark Leiren-Young | Posted 05.09.2012 | Sports
Mark Leiren-Young

Brendan Burke publicly talked about the challenges of being a gay hockey player in November 2009 when he was managing the hockey team at Ohio's Miami University.

WATCH: NHL Stars Release 'You Can Play' PSA Supporting LGBT Athletes

AP | Posted 03.05.2012 | Sports

TORONTO -- Some of the NHL's biggest stars are featured in a public service announcement promoting equality within the sport, regardless of sexual ori...

Brendan Burke Funeral Service Held In Canton, Massachusetts

AP | HOWARD ULMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

CANTON, Mass. — Brendan Burke, the son of Toronto Maple Leafs general manager Brian Burke and an advocate for gay rights, was remembered Tuesday...

Brendan Burke Dead: Son Of Leafs GM Brian Burke Dies In Car Crash

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Brendan Burke, son of Toronto Maple Leafs General Manager Brian Burke, has died in a car crash at 21 years old, the Maple Leafs said in a statement to...