Topic: Jason Collins

Derek Jeter Launches The Players' Tribune As a Digital Platform for Athletes

Yes, they say, they write their own articles

When Jason Collins decided to announce he was retiring from the NBA, he wanted to say it in his own words. Instead of going to a traditional media outlet, he…

Howard Kurtz Exits NewsBeast [UPDATED]

Publisher apologizes for reporter's botched Jason Collins post

Howard Kurtz is leaving The Daily Beast/Newsweek in the wake of his Jason Collins blog-post fiasco. The presumed impetus for the Washington bureau chief’s dismissal was a Daily Beast post he…

Jason Collins Could Be Nike's New Star

NBA player's historic coming-out could have big sponsorship implications

Athletes, celebrities, media & more show support for @jasoncollins34 announcement via Twitter:… — Washington Wizards (@WashWizards) April 29, 2013 Proud of @jasoncollins34. Don't suffocate who u r because of the ignorance…