Collins, the first openly gay active player in a major men's pro team sport, is ending his basketball career.
The proposal, announced today, is one of 40 recommendations the International Olympic Committee will vote on in December.
The NFL faces an uphill cultural battle, when there are still figures involved, like Deion Sanders, who believe being gay is a choice.
Out soccer player Robbie Rogers will present an award to denim maker Levi's
Brittney Griner, who is playing basketball in China, was attacked by a man with a knife this week.