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Sidelined: LGBT Laws, NCAA Policy Could Keep Teams at Home

By Joedy McCreary | May 5
Teams could pull out of scheduled NCAA events this spring because of new state laws in North Carolina, Mississippi and Tennessee while the sport's governing body's demands for discrimination-free environments.

Coach: NC Travel Ban to Cost Minnesota Athletes Opportunity

May 5
Minnesota State-Mankato's baseball coach on Wednesday lamented the lost opportunity for his team if it were to qualify for the NCAA Division II championship and couldn't play because the tournament is in North Carolina.

Report: Caitlyn Jenner to Pose Nude for Sports Illustrated Cover

May 4
Caitlyn Jenner is reportedly going to pose naked for an upcoming cover of Sports Illustrated.

Watch: Tom Daley Unveils Tiny Stella McCartney Swimsuit for 2016 Olympics

Apr 29
Designer Stella McCartney has given us one more reason to look forward to the summer Olympic Games in Rio this August -- extremely skimpy men's diving uniforms.

Manager Says Chyna's Death May Be Accidental Overdose

Apr 28
Former wrestling star Chyna died of an accidental overdose of a prescription sleeping pill and a tranquilizer, her manager said Wednesday.

Appeals court: QB Tom Brady Must Serve 'Deflategate' Penalty

By Larry Neumeister | Apr 25
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady must serve a four-game "Deflategate" suspension imposed by the NFL, a federal appeals court ruled Monday, overturning a lower judge and siding with the league in a battle with the players union.

Silver: Change in NC Law Needed for All-Star in Charlotte

By Brian Mahoney | Apr 22
Commissioner Adam Silver believes the NBA has been "crystal clear" that the 2017 All-Star Game only stays in Charlotte if a North Carolina law goes.

Michael Sam Slams Missouri's Anti-LGBT 'Religious Objections' Bill

Apr 22
Michael Sam, the first openly gay NFL draftee, slammed a Missouri measure that would shield some businesses that deny services for same-sex weddings, telling fellow opponents Wednesday that it is "the opposite of respect and it is the opposite of equality

NHL Suspends Blackhawks' Shaw 1 Game for Gay Slur

By Andrew Seligman | Apr 21
The NHL suspended Andrew Shaw for one game Wednesday for yelling an anti-gay slur from the penalty box and fined him $5,000 for an inappropriate gesture toward the officials during Chicago's Game 4 loss to the St. Louis Blues on Tuesday night.

ESPN Fires Analyst And Former Red Sox Pitcher Curt Schilling

Apr 20
ESPN fired network analyst and former Boston Red Sox star pitcher Curt Schilling following his comments on Facebook about transgender people.

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