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Rick Welts Comes Out

Rick Welts' Hiring May Be the Biggest Gay Sports Story of the Year

Cyd Zeigler | Posted 12.14.2011 | Gay Voices
Cyd Zeigler

Welts' coming out at the Phoenix Suns was one thing. They couldn't fire him; that would have been a public relations disaster. But when he left, no team was obligated to hire him. Now another NBA team has handed this openly gay man the keys to their kingdom.

NBA Executive Comes Out: 'I'm Gay'

AP | Posted 07.15.2011 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Phoenix Suns president and CEO Rick Welts revealed to the public that he is gay in a story posted on The New York Times' website Sunday, s...