NBA's Collins comes out as gay

  • by: HOWARD FENDRICH , Associated Press
  • Updated: April 30, 2013 - 1:05 AM

WASHINGTON – With the simplest of sentences, NBA veteran Jason Collins, who played in 2008-09 with the Minnesota Timberwolves, set aside years of worry and silence to become the first active player in one of the four major U.S. professional sports leagues to come out as gay.

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