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The Advocate brings readers the latest news from the world of gay sports. Follow the most recent developments about the people, policies, and players who are shaping national and international dialogue about athletes and the LGBT community. Read about Michael Sam, Jason Collins, Brittney Griner, Darren Young, Johnny Weir, Fallon Fox, and more luminaries of the gay sports arena who are trailblazers in basketball, football, soccer, baseball, hockey, tennis, swimming, track, and golf. Find out about upcoming and past Olympic Games, and how lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender athletes are helping to advance the marathon of equality on an international scale.

Gay Baseball Player Glenn Burke and the Birth of the High Five

ESPN's 30 for 30 series looks at the gay baseball player's life on the diamond

Top Indian Athlete Banned From Competing Over 'Failed' 'Gender Test'

Top Indian Athlete Banned From Competing Over 'Failed' 'Gender Test'

Questions swirl after sprinter Duttee Chand was required to take a career-halting hormone test. Will she be allowed to run again?

WATCH: Keith Olbermann Eviscerates Tony Dungy for Michael Sam Remarks

WATCH: Keith Olbermann Eviscerates Tony Dungy

Keith Olbermann pointed out the hypocrisy of the former NFL's coach recent antigay comments on the drafting of Michael Sam.

Giants Stand by New Antigay Executive, Super Bowl Champ David Tyree

NFL's Giants Stand by New Antigay Executive

David Tyree was hired by the New York Giants as an executive, but his views on LGBT rights and marriage equality has some calling for the team to reconsider the decision.

WATCH: Michael Sam Responds Graciously To Tony Dungy's Homophobia

Michael Sam's Gracious Response to Tony Dungy

Michael Sam was asked for his response to Tony Dungy's widely criticized comments.

Slain Baltimore Trans Women Was Sibling to NBA Star

Slain Baltimore Trans Woman Was Sibling to NBA Star

After learning his sister's death, Los Angeles Clippers player Reggie Bullock expressed sadness, praising his sibling for teaching him how to live his own life.

Dungy: I Would Not Have Drafted Michael Sam

Tony Dungy: I Would Not Have Drafted Michael Sam

Former Super Bowl-winning coach and current football commentator Tony Dungy says he would not have picked Michael Sam because he would want to 'deal with' Sam's being gay.

Vikings Claim No Fault in Report, Kluwe Will Continue With Lawsuit

Vikings Claim No Fault, Chris Kluwe Won't Drop Lawsuit

After the findings of an internal investigation of the allegedly homophobic environment of the Minnestota Vikings' locker room were released, former punter and LGBT ally Chris Kluwe says he still plans to sue the team.

Outfest Honors Greg Louganis Doc, Gaby Hoffmann at 2014 Awards

Outfest Honors Greg Louganis Doc, Gaby Hoffmann

The Grand Jury and audiences recognized the best selections of this year's film festival.

SPORTS: Airborne Grace

Tom Daley: Airborne Grace

What did you do this weekend? Tom Daley and competitors from around the globe flew through the air in agonized elegance an the 19th FINA Diving World Cup in China.

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