Gay athletes

Associated Press
This May 1, 2013 photo released by OWN shows host Oprah Winfrey posing with NBA  basketball player Jason Collins during an interview for "Oprah's Next Chapter," in Beverly Hills, Calif.  The interview aired Sunday. Officials at three publishing houses said Monday, May 6, that they had been contacted about a planned memoir by Collins, the first active player in any of four major U.S. professional sports leagues to come out as gay.  (AP Photo/OWN, Chuck Hodes)

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Robbie Rogers signs with LA Galaxy, becomes first openly gay player in MLS. Many athletes have bravely come out and still play the sport that they love.

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