25th February 2015
Former baseball player Jason Burch comes out as gay 4
7:16 PM — Jason Burch, a former Minor League baseball player, has come out as gay.
Watch: Michael Sam baffles reporter with fake Game of Thrones wedding plans 12
12:39 PM — American football star Michael Sam has mocked a showbiz reporter - by giving him fake wedding details based on Game of Thrones.
16th February 2015
Gay NBA star Jason Collins mentoring sport stars in the closet 2
7:36 PM — Gay basketball star Jason Collins has said he is now helping to mentor a number of other LGBT players who remain in the closet.
19th January 2015
Antony Cotton: There’s two gay players on every football team 41
11:28 AM — Coronation Street star Antony Cotton has claimed that there is on average "two or three" gay players on every football team.
17th January 2015
Michael Sam proposed to his fiancé at the Vatican 17
2:13 PM — Gay NFL star Michael Sam has revealed that he got engaged to fiancé inside Vatican City.
28th December 2014
Jailed Leeds United boss: Co-owners tried to block anti-homophobia campaigns 6
12:40 PM — Jailed Leeds United boss David Haigh has alleged that the club's former co-owners tried to block him from running anti-homophobia campaigns.
24th December 2014
Watch: Footballer gets yellow card for kissing another player 12
1:55 PM — A Bristol Rovers player has been given a yellow card for kissing a player on the opposing team.
21st December 2014
Watch: Gay NFL star Michael Sam reveals nerves before historic draft
3:08 PM — Gay NFL star Michael Sam has opened up to Oprah Winfrey about his decision to come out as gay.
14th December 2014
Oprah Winfrey to interview gay NFL star Michael Sam this month 2
4:54 PM — Oprah Winfrey is set to interview gay American football star Michael Sam later this month.
5th December 2014
Baseball player calls reporter a ‘prick’ for asking why he opposes equal marriage 29
3:47 PM — Baseball player Torii Hunter - who has recorded political adverts opposing same-sex marriage - labelled a reporter a "prick" for asking about them.
15th November 2014
Basketball star Derrick Gordon plays first game since coming out
1:59 PM — College basketball player Derrick Gordon has played in his first official game since coming out as gay.
7th November 2014
Former NFL star: Maybe Michael Sam chose to be gay, God doesn’t make mistakes 49
5:40 PM — Former NFL player Deion Sanders has said it's possible Michael Sam chose to be gay - because God "doesn't make mistakes".
3rd November 2014
Ex-Rangers player Marvin Andrews: Gay people have a ‘spiritual sickness’ 37
12:00 PM — Former Rangers FC player Marvin Andrews has claimed that gay people have a "spiritual sickness".
1st November 2014
Baseball star Torii Hunter endorses Republican to ‘keep marriage between a man and a woman’ 11
1:28 PM — Baseball player Torii Hunter has cited opposition to same-sex marriage as a reason to back an Arkansas Republican candidate.
15th October 2014
ABC unveils gay footballer comedy series 5
11:42 AM — ABC has commissioned a comedy series based on the life of gay footballer Robbie Rogers.
20th September 2014
Michael Sam ‘making good progress’ on Dallas Cowboys practice squad 1
12:58 PM — The coach of the Dallas Cowboys says that out player Michael Sam is making good progress on the team's practice squad.
14th September 2014
Fox pundit: NFL is sending homophobic players to ‘re-indoctrination camps’ 9
3:18 PM — A Fox pundit has claimed that an NFL player who made a homophobic remark about Michael Sam was sent to a "re-indoctrination camp".
13th September 2014
NFL star who ‘doesn’t believe in’ same-sex marriage indicted on child abuse charge 18
6:06 PM — A Minnesota Vikings player who "doesn't believe in" same-sex marriage has been indicted on charges of child abuse, after allegedly whipping his four-year-old son.
10th September 2014
Casey Stoney: I can understand the fears of footballers who don’t come out 4
7:44 PM — Former England women's captain Casey Stoney has said that she understands why no male football players have come out.
30th August 2014
St Louis Rams drop gay NFL player Michael Sam 14
9:26 PM — Michael Sam, the first out player in the history of NFL, has been cut from the roster of the St Louis Rams.