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20 Things I Learned From Attending the Golden State Warriors Game

Elizabeth Ann Thompson | Posted 01.06.2015 | San Francisco
Elizabeth Ann Thompson

The Golden State Warriors are undefeated this season, 4-0, I attended the game on 11/5 at the Oracle Arena where they defeated the LA Clippers who eliminated them last season in the playoffs. Here are 20 things I learned.

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 Shoots for Social Justice

Maya Rupert | Posted 07.31.2011 | Sports
Maya Rupert

The NBA may well have a transformative impact on the lives of LGBT people. It is, after all, where amazing happens.

Gay NASCAR Driver, Please Stand Up

Mark Morford | Posted 07.25.2011 | Sports
Mark Morford

Look, right there. Did you see him? The one who just slam dunked? The one who tackled that receiver? The one who smashed that double to left center? Guess what? Yep. Totally gay.

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 07.16.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Cincinnati's flamboyant wide receiver Chad Ochocinco rode a bull over the weekend in Atlanta. The NFL lockout had better end before he gets stomped to death. By the way, he lasted 1.5 seconds.

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...