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Sean Avery

The World's Most Unexpected Straight Advocate For Gay Rights?

Posted 12.10.2012 | Gay Voices

"Maybe it’s because when I was such a bully when I had my uniform on, that when I took it off I felt the need to stand up against the bully," Tha...

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.

Rajon Rondo Comes To New York.. To Intern?

The Huffington Post | Jason St. Angelo | Posted 09.07.2012 | Sports

The competition among NBA superstars didn't conclude after the full 48 (and any required overtime) had been played during the 2012 NBA Playoffs. Once ...

PHOTOS: Inside Sean Avery's Home And Closet

The Huffington Post | Sarah Leon | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Sean Avery has been my favorite athlete (but, let's face it - I don't have many) since I found out he was interning at Vogue. Although his days workin...

Nicole Richie And Sean Avery Play 'Plead The Fifth'

Posted 03.13.2012 | TV

"Fashion Star" mentor Nicole Richie and fashionista hockey player Sean Avery played "Plead The Fifth" on "Watch What Happens Live" (Weeknights, 11 p.m...

PHOTOS: Animal Sculptures Made From CD Fragments

Posted 02.17.2012 | Arts

Welcome to the CD menagerie. Sean Avery rendered the animal kingdom out of shattered compact discs! These old-fangled, music-storing devices were a...

'Project Runway All Stars' Recap: A 'Muse' Bouche

Nora Zelevansky | Posted 04.03.2012 | TV
Nora Zelevansky

The designers must each approach total strangers, isolate a muse and also, (in what they keep calling an "'All Stars' Twist!") collect clothing off the backs of anyone who will give it up.

No Punishment For Flyer Over Alleged Slur

AP | By IRA PODELL | Posted 11.28.2011 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Wayne Simmonds of the Philadelphia Flyers escaped punishment by the NHL on Tuesday night because the league doesn't have conclusive eviden...

Sean Avery Accuses Flyer Of Using Homophobic Slur

AP | Posted 11.27.2011 | Sports

PHILADELPHIA (Associated Press) -- The rivalry between the Flyers and Rangers turned ugly in a penalty-filled preseason game that also appeared to inc...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 10.10.2011 | New York
Len Berman

With runners on first and third, a pitcher sometimes fakes a pickoff throw to third, while trying to catch the runner at first. It worked last night. Angels pitcher Jordan Walden nailed Curtis Granderson with the ploy.

Summer Wellness: Sean Avery

Eric Villency | Posted 10.05.2011 | Sports
Eric Villency

I sat down with some of the most accomplished professional athletes and fitness gurus to learn about their approach to wellness.

NHL Player Arrested, Accused Of Shoving Officer

AP | Posted 11.08.2011 | Sports

LOS ANGELES — New York Rangers player Sean Avery is out on bail after he was arrested in California on allegations he shoved an officer at his H...

New York State Assembly Approves Same-Sex Marriage Bill

Reuters | Dan Wiessner | Posted 08.15.2011 | New York

By Dan Wiessner ALBANY, June 15 (Reuters) - The New York state Assembly approved same-sex marriage on Wednesday and the bill is likely to face ...

Celebrities Lobby Albany As Gay Marriage Vote Draws Near

AP | MICHAEL GORMLEY | Posted 08.14.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — After a second day of a lobbying blitz and propelled by Gov. Andrew Cuomo's personal buttonholing of GOP senators, a measure to l...

Pro Athletes for Marriage Equality: Creating New Space

Edward Jackson | Posted 08.02.2011 | Sports
Edward Jackson

Professional athletes are on the ball when it comes to talking about, recognizing and defending gay rights. Doing so is becoming, although haltingly and unevenly, the new normal in sports.

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 07.12.2011 | New York
Len Berman

When you think of Sean Avery of the Rangers, you think of a pest. You somehow don't think of him as being a spokesperson for marriage rights.

WATCH: Rangers' Sean Avery Comes Out In Support Of Marriage Equality

Posted 07.10.2011 | New York

New York Ranger Sean Avery is the latest celebrity addition to the Human Rights Campaign's "New Yorkers For Marriage Equality" video series. He is als...

PHOTO: NHL Star Poses Nude On T-Shirt

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

New York Rangers winger Sean Avery posed nude on a t-shirt for fashion designer Marc Jacobs' "Protect The Skin You're In" campaign. The shirt featur...

James Wisniewski's Suspension Strains Credulity

Asher Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Asher Smith

The NHL is more than happy to profit from the enmity of its players. So it's a bit rich that they decide to cry foul when athletes actually act as if they have some sort of personal investment in their craft.

CAUGHT ON TAPE: NHL Player Makes Obscene Gesture To Opponent

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

During the first period of the New York Islanders' 6-4 win over the Rangers on Monday, Islanders defenseman James Wisniewski made an obscene gesture t...

Hilary Rhoda & Sean Avery: Photographed Together, But Are They Dating? (PHOTO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

We're not quite sure what Page Six is talking about...the gossip column reported on Thursday: Closet couple Hilary Rhoda and Sean Avery turned up f...

Lindsay Lohan Throws Drink On Model, Freaks Out On Sean Avery

PopEater.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Lindsay Lohan "threw a fit" last night in a New York City club, tossing a drink into a model's face, according to a New York Post source. The model wa...

Carcillo Shows Little Class By Fighting Gaborik

Brad Kurtzberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Brad Kurtzberg

Hockey is a strange game to those who are unfamiliar with it. It is the only major professional sport where fighting is considered an "accepted" part...

Hottest New York Athletes (SLIDESHOW, POLL)

Huffington Post | Jessica Gusman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

New Yorkers take their sports seriously. With six big league teams, there are many star athletes to follow and lots to watch. Whether you are a Yank...

What Is a Vanity Internship?

Lilit Marcus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Lilit Marcus

The vanity internship: A position taken by a person who is already rich and famous but thinks it would be fun to go into an office every day and 'work.'