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Tweet Follow me SportingNews.comUMass guard Derrick Gordon is following in the footsteps of Brooklyn Nets center Jason Collins, announcing in two articles on ESPN and OutSports that he is gay. With his announcement, Gordon becomes Division I basketball’s first openly gay player.UMass’ Derrick Gordon says he’s gayESPNUMass guard Derrick Gordon becomes first openly gay male DI basketball playerYahoo Sports (blog)Derrick Gordon: First D-1 NCAA Basketball Player Out Of ClosetCrave OnlineBleacher Report...

Tweet Follow me CBSSports.comDerrick Gordon first realized he was gay in middle school but never told anybody until earlier this month. He’s now 22 years old. So the UMass guard has been hiding things from his family and friends for nearly a decade, and, by Gordon’s own admission, …Derrick Gordon becomes first openly gay Division I basketball playerSportingNews.comGordon’s high school coach happy to see his former star come outFOXSports.comUMass’ Derrick Gordon reveals he is gayBoston...

Tweet Follow me GamesBids.comReuters reports the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) has not decided whether it will bid for the 2024 Summer Olympic Games, but the committee said Tuesday it hopes to narrow down a list of cities within the next couple of months that are capable …USOC 2024 Determining Potential US Olympic BidWebProNewsUSOC trying to narrow potential 2024 candidatesChicago TribuneSan Diego hopes to be on 2024 short listU-T San DiegoWashington Postall 23 news articles …read more...

Tweet Follow me Cal Men No. 2 in Dual Meet RankingsCal AthleticsBERKELEY – The California Golden Bears men are ranked second in the latest edition of the Track and Field News dual meet rankings. The Bears, also ranked 23rd overall in the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association … and more …read more Source: California Golden Bears News From Google News      ...

Tweet Follow me UWA women’s soccer announces four signeesDemopolis TimesWest Alabama women’s soccer head coach Graeme Orr announced the addition of four more signees to the 2014 squad Tuesday. Haleigh McDuff, Shannon Markey, Taylor Brackin and Chelsea Commings will join the squad next season after being signed. …read more Source: Women Soccer News From Google News      ...

Tweet Follow me CBSSports.comOn the eve of the 78th Masters I thought it would be fitting to take a look at 72 of my favorite things about this tournament (inspired by this list). One for each hole our new champion will have to play. Let’s do this. 1. That this is the only major played at the same …Masters chairman set to vote for women at Royal and AncientChicago TribuneNo Tiger? No problem at the MastersABC NewsBilly Payne: No major rule changesESPNTelegraph.co.uk –FOXSports.com –SB Nationall...

Tweet Follow me USA TODAYThe defending Masters champion had Moreton Bay Bugs flown in from Australia to add to the menu he dished out Tuesday at the annual Champions Dinner at Augusta National Golf Club. The bugs looked, sounded and tasted better than the name suggests.Masters: Here’s what the 2014 Champions Dinner looked likeCBSSports.comMasters Champions Dinner 2014: Adam Scott serves Moreton Bay Bugs at …SB NationAdam Scott’s Masters Champions Dinner menu included Moreton Bay BugsLarry Brown...

Tweet Follow me Virginia Cavaliers in top-15 in 2014-2015 NCAA basketball rankingsStreaking The Lawn (blog)The college basketball season ended over 36 hours ago, which means it’s about time to start thinking about next year. We’ve already done so this morning, when Matt Trogdon took a look a UVA’s roster situation in 2015 and beyond. And the national media … …read more Source: NCAA Basketball News From Google News      ...

Tweet Follow me Michelle Jenneke, who, as this space pointed out, has become an international super model and track star since her dancing warm up routine before a race caught the eye of an Al Jazzera cameraman in Barcelona in 2012, has landed a new job: Brand Ambassador for Lonsdale London, an online clothing retailer in Australia. Over at its blog, Lonsdale says: Lonsdale is excited to announce Australian hurdler Michelle Jenneke as the new ambassador for their sport performance range, Lonsdale FX (LFX)An authentic...

Tweet Follow me Girls tennis preview: State champs ready to defendThe Wilton BulletinRacanelli expects big things from two sophomores moving up from the JV ranks, Taylor Ingerman and Leigh Culnane. Both are strong players who could have easily played varsity last year he said. Other additions are senior Hannah Sullivan, juniors Alex … …read more Source: Leigh Steinberg News From Google      ...

Tweet Follow me seattlepi.comHARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says a parade for the University of Connecticut men’s and women’s national championship basketball teams will be held in Hartford on Sunday. Malloy announced Wednesday that the parade is …UConn women win record ninth titleESPNConnecticut routs Notre Dame, 79-58, in women’s NCAA basketball finalWashington PostUConn women’s basketball team tops Notre Dame after men’s team wins NCAA …New...

Tweet Follow me ESPNPhil Mickelson Scott Halleran/Getty Images Phil Mickelson’s track record at Augusta over the past 10 years makes him a top contender this week. Once again the sports world and the sports betting public will concentrate on the greatest golf event at Augusta …For Phil Mickelson, Emotions Don’t Fade, Even 10 Years and 3 Green Jackets …New York TimesPhil Mickelson forks over a dollar after losing bet to fan at Masters practiceFOXSports.comPhil Mickelson is ‘nervous’...

Tweet Follow me Chron.com (blog) But with less than a month remaining before the first pick is called, the consensus 2008 national high school player of the year and former University of Texas starter is still relying on word of mouth and the expertise of former super agent Leigh …  …read more Source: Leigh Steinberg News From Google      ...

Tweet Follow me Fox News LatinoSTORRS, Conn. (AP) – University of Connecticut forward DeAndre Daniels got a chance to storm the court at Gampel Pavilion as a fan on Tuesday night, joining thousands of other UConn students in celebrating the school’s dual national basketball titles.Holy Huskies! UConn Takes 2014 NCAA Men’s Basketball TitleMashableU-Conn. tops Kentucky for 2014 NCAA men’s basketball championshipWashington Post (blog)NCAA Tournament 2014: Determining the best college basketball...

Tweet Follow me InMenloSheila Young Oshowicz can only speculate what the outcome would have been if she hadn’t remarked to someone that the bronze Olympic medal was the “prettiest.” Competing in speed skating at the 1976 Winter Olympics in Innsbruck, she’d already won a … …read more Source: Winter Olympics News From Google      ...

Tweet Follow me ESPNDerrick Gordon, a sophomore starter for the University of Massachusetts men’s basketball team, stepped forward Wednesday as the first openly gay player in Division I men’s college basketball, sharing his story with ESPN and Outsports. The 22-year-old …Derrick Gordon becomes first openly gay Division I basketball playerSportingNews.comUMass guard Derrick Gordon comes out as first openly gay male DI basketball …SI.comUMass Guard Derrick Gordon Is College Basketball’s...

Tweet Follow me Christian Science MonitorChula Vista, Calif. Abby Wambach quickly dismissed any notion that players on the US women’s soccer team were behind the surprise firing of coach Tom Sermanni. Skip to next paragraph. In Pictures World Class Soccer. Related stories. 15 biggest moments …Abby Wambach says players not behind US Women’s Soccer Coach Sermanni’s …WPECUS women’s soccer national team coach Tom Sermanni fired after 16 months on …Nanaimo Daily NewsWambach:...

Tweet Follow me SI.comThe Brewers opened up a three-game set in Philadelphia on Tuesday, with the Phillies’ home opener doubling as Ryan Braun’s 2014 coming-out party in a 10-4 Milwaukee win. Braun stepped to the plate amidst a chorus of boos with two men on in the third …Phillies vs. Brewers: 5 things you need to know for Wednesday’s gameThe Star-LedgerRoundup: Ryan Braun hits three homers in Brewers’ winBoston GlobeWISCONSIN SPORTS ROUNDUP: Braun hits three home runs as Brewers crush...

Tweet Follow me Los Angeles TimesSteve Nash wasn’t exactly jumping up and down after moving up third on the NBA’s all-time assists list during Tuesday’s 145-130 loss to Houston. “It was a relief, to be honest,” said Nash, a two-time league MVP. “I kind of just wanted to get it out of the way …Jones, Harden lead Rockets past LakersNewsdaySteve Nash Passes Mark Jackson for 3rd in All-Time Career Assists (VIDEO)SLAM OnlineHouston Rockets Dump 145 Points On Lakers In WinHouse...

Tweet Follow me Cookson apologises to Vizer for suggesting judo should be switched to Winter …Insidethegames.bizApril 9 – International Cycling Union (UCI) President Brian Cookson has apologised for suggesting sports other than his own should be switched from the Summer to the Winter Olympics, although he defended raising the idea in principal. Earlier this … …read more Source: Winter Olympics News From Google      ...