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Manti Te’o Hoaxer Tells Dr. Phil He's Gay and Confused

Manti Te’o Hoaxer Is Gay and Confused

The guy who pulled a Catfish on the football player says he was in love.

WATCH: Publicist Howard Bragman, OutSports Founder Debate Manti Te'o

WATCH: Publicist Howard Bragman, OutSports Founder Debate Manti Te'o

A lively discussion on the college football player's scandal.

No Shame? Inside the NBA Hosts Just Can't Stop Laughing About Gay Ways

No Shame? Inside the NBA Has Laughing Fit Over Gay Ways

When Charles Barkley said he had his eyebrows waxed, it was just one endless joke during halftime from the former NBA stars who host the show.

Orlando Cruz on His Biggest Fight Yet

Orlando Cruz on His Biggest Fight Yet

Coming out certainly changed him, but will it change the sport of boxing?

Katie Couric to Manti Te'o: 'Are You Gay?'

Katie Couric to Manti Te'o: 'Are You Gay?'

Theories about what might explain the hoax that has caught the football star in headlines brought him to his first televised interview today with Katie Couric.

49ers Coach Says He'd Welcome a Gay Player

49ers Coach Says He'd Welcome a Gay Player

Jim Harbaugh coaches one of the Super Bowl–bound teams and is a former player himself.

Wade Davis Predicts NHL Will Have First Pro to Come Out

Wade Davis Predicts NHL Will Have First Pro to Come Out

The former NFL player came out only after leaving the sport.

Super Bowl-Bound Ravens Linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo Wants to Raise LGBT Visibility

Super Bowl-Bound Ravens Linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo Wants to Raise LGBT Visibility

Baltimore Ravens linebacker and outspoken equality advocate Brendon Ayanbadejo has a lot on his mind as his team heads to the Super Bowl in New Orleans next month.

Hoax: Was Heisman Runner-up's Girlfriend Actually a Man?

Hoax: Was Heisman Runner-up's Girlfriend Actually a Man?

The revelations about college football star Manti Te'o's fabricated girlfriend indicate a male friend was behind the hoax, and some observers wonder if the girlfriend was a cover story for Te'o being gay.

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