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What's the Probability That Michael Sam Was Cut Because He's Gay, Really?

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 10.24.2014 | Gay Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

I've seen a little too much insistence this week, online and on social media, that Michael Sam's being cut from the Dallas Cowboys' practice squad had nothing to do with his being gay. It's a bit overwrought and defensive. A lot of fans seem to want to believe the NFL is not a homophobic institution.

Michael Sam and the NFL's Virulent Homophobia

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 11.02.2014 | Gay Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

The NFL is a league that tolerates homophobia, the lofty words of its officials notwithstanding. And until LGBT groups and politicians stand up and take it on rather than cowering, homophobia will continue to get a pass.

Meet New York Giants' David Tyree's Anti-Gay 'Spiritual Mother,' Who Says Jews 'Own Everything'

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 09.29.2014 | Gay Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

How could she, as his zealously anti-gay religious mentor and self-avowed "demon buster," possibly tolerate his "evolving" on something that is so fundamental to her belief system? But if it's truly the case that he's evolved, Tyree can let us all know that he completely disavows her radical views on homosexuality.

A Gay Giants Fan's Lament: How David Tyree Stole My Favorite Memory

Paul Gorrell, Ph.D. | Posted 09.27.2014 | Sports
Paul Gorrell, Ph.D.

Last week the New York Giants announced the hiring of former Super Bowl hero and anti-same-sex-marriage advocate David Tyree to a front office job, where he is directly responsible for the development of player's careers.

Why Are Rates Of HIV Skyrocketing For Young Gay And Bi Men?

Posted 07.25.2014 | Gay Voices

Each week HuffPost Gay Voices and HuffPost Live will take a look back at some of the biggest queer news stories from the past week. Check back every F...

The Stupidity of the New York Giants Hiring Anti-Gay David Tyree

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 09.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

How exactly is a homophobe supposed to carry out the job of director of player development? How is a gay player on the Giants supposed to react to this if he is thinking about coming out or is experiencing anti-gay harassment on the team?

WATCH: The Best Super Bowl Catches Of All Time

Posted 02.03.2013 | Sports

What's the catch? When it comes to arguing over which Super Bowl catch is the most impressive, there is no shortage of options. Perhaps no Super B...

Biggest One-Hit Wonders in Sports

Bleacher Report | Posted 08.29.2012 | Sports

In a realm where legends are loved and busts are torn to shreds, most athletes fall somewhere in the middle, etching careers defined by consistency. B...

Super Bowl Abounds With Unsung Heroes

AP | BARRY WILNER | Posted 04.03.2012 | Sports

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — For every Drew Brees and Ray Lewis, there is a David Tyree or Larry Brown. Not only do superstars win Super Bowls, super nobodie...

For God's Sake -- Stop Talking

Cliff Schecter | Posted 09.11.2011 | Politics
Cliff Schecter

Lately, there would seem to be a whole lot more people who have a direct channel to the Big Guy Upstairs than one could have humanly thought possible.

National Organization for Marriage Astroturfed 'Legal Scholars' in New York

Alvin McEwen | Posted 08.29.2011 | New York
Alvin McEwen

Days before the NY Senate voted for marriage equality, NOM head Maggie Gallagher brought up the negative impacts of marriage equality by citing the work of "leading legal scholars." The scholars she spoke of are not objective.

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 08.22.2011 | New York
Len Berman

David Tyree says same-sex marriage would send the country into anarchy. Oh, really? I would say he's taken one too many hits, but the truth is, he never made another catch in the NFL after that Super Bowl reception.

WATCH: Whoopi Smacks Down Elisabeth Over Gay Marriage

Posted 08.22.2011 | Media

The co-hosts of "The View" argued about football playerr David Tyree's controversial comments about gay rights on Tuesday. Tyree drew attention for...

David Tyree Comes Across as Self-Righteous in Super Bowl, Gay Marriage Comments

Alvin McEwen | Posted 08.21.2011 | New York
Alvin McEwen

What Tyree's statement perfectly captures is the self-righteous audacity of those who would deny the gay community the right to marriage equality.

Super Bowl Hero Says He'd Trade Championship To Block Gay Marriage

Posted 08.20.2011 | Sports

Former New York Giants receiver and Super Bowl XLII hero David Tyree recently said he that he would trade his championship moment and his team's title...

NFL Predictions: Ignore the Experts (except for me)

Neil K. Shenai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Neil K. Shenai

At long last, the NFL season is upon us. For most football fans, August is a time of unbridled optimism - every team is undefeated, everyone's fantas...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

When the Washington Redskins play Kansas City Sunday it will mark their sixth straight game against a winless team. Despite the cupcake schedule, Washington is 2 and 3.

David Tyree, Super Bowl Hero, Cut By New York Giants

AP | TOM CANAVAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — David Tyree has gone from Super Bowl hero to a receiver out of a job. He was released by the New York Giants in a move ...

Greening Hollywood: Solar Powered ESPY's

Paige Donner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Paige Donner

Limos provided by the ESPYs for the honored guests were all bio-diesel powered. The Awards' Red Carpet Event, Pre-Party and Press Tents' electricity were powered by solar energy.