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.

Three men are being considered to take baseball's top job, and one of them is a strong LGBT ally.

August 12 2014 4:45 AM

An executive for the Baltimore Ravens invokes the tired 'hate the sin, love the sinner' philosophy, but is that truly Christlike?

August 11 2014 5:00 AM

President Obama welcomes foreign LGBT athletes to the United States for Gay Games 9 in Cleveland, Ohio.

August 10 2014 12:56 PM

What If star Daniel Radcliffe is a big football fan, and he's amazed that openly gay player Michael Sam was the 249th pick in the NFL draft.

August 10 2014 8:21 AM

Michael Sam made a tackle put the pressure on Saints' third-string quarterback Ryan Griffin in his first NFL game.

August 09 2014 1:08 PM

As the Gay Games kick off in the Cleveland area this weekend, a church signs onto the event as a sponsor.

August 09 2014 6:18 AM

Lions receiver Marco Iannuzzi also confirms that he is an LGBT ally and says it's not right that some players don't feel comfortable being out in the league.

August 05 2014 2:36 PM