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Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
MIAMI (AP) – Indiana Pacers center Roy Hibbert was fined $75,000 on Sunday by the NBA for using a gay slur and cursing during his news conference after Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals…
/ June 3, 2013
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
theGRIO REPORT – NBA center Jason Collins came out as gay in an essay written for an upcoming issue of Sports Illustrated, and celebrities and professional athletes have taken to their Twitter accounts to post their support…
/ April 29, 2013
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
(AP) – The clock is ticking for Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson’s efforts to keep the Kings from moving to Seattle…
/ February 12, 2013
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
NEW YORK (AP) — NBA Commissioner David Stern will retire on Feb. 1, 2014, 30 years after he took charge of the league. He will be replaced by Deputy Commissioner Adam Silver. The announcement came at an NBA Board of Governors meeting Thursday…
/ October 25, 2012
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
OPINION – The NBA has seen a renaissance in the last decade, as the league is now filled with marketable stars with big personalities. Don’t turn those players into drones. Let them be themselves and continue to reap the benefits of their rising star power…
/ October 23, 2012
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama is joining NBA legend Michael Jordan and an array of basketball stars to raise money for his re-election campaign later this month…
/ August 7, 2012
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
NEW YORK (AP) – Fourteen NBA head coaches are black, tying the 30-team league’s own record for the most ever in a U.S. pro league..
/ April 27, 2012
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
Last year’s NBA lockout made it clear that the players in the league would have to at least accept cuts because of the millions the NBA has been losing…
/ April 2, 2012
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
theGRIO REPORT – While individual current and former players are open supporters Democrats, such as Julius Peppers, Dhani Jones, Brett Favre, and Rodney Peete, a majority of pro football’s biggest spenders lean right…
/ March 5, 2012
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
(AP) – Building a new arena for the Sacramento Kings has never been closer to reality…
/ February 28, 2012
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
OPINION – The league’s most pressing issue has nothing to do with player salaries, basketball-related income or David Stern vetoing trades — the NBA has a sexual harassment problem…
/ December 22, 2011
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
theGRIO REPOR – The Los Angeles Lakers thought they were getting an early Christmas gift, acquiring All-Star guard Chris Paul from the New Orleans Hornets on Thursday night…
/ December 9, 2011
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
NEW YORK (AP) – With a tentative labor agreement in place, National Basketball Association owners and union officials went back to work Saturday…
/ November 26, 2011
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
NEW YORK (AP) – NBA owners and players reached a tentative agreement early Saturday to end the 149-day lockout and hope to begin the delayed season on Christmas Day…
/ November 26, 2011
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
OPINION – We shouldn’t give NBA players grief about being greedy when their collective bargaining agreement places a cap on how much they can earn from owners…
/ November 16, 2011
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
NEW YORK (AP) – Magic Johnson said it’s ‘ridiculous’ to suggest David Stern is racist, saying it’s OK to disagree with the NBA commissioner but that you ‘can’t attack the man and what he stands for.’…
/ November 9, 2011
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
OPINION – It’s no secret the NBA is neck-and-neck with the NFL in terms of popularity within the African-American community…
/ November 9, 2011