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San Diego Pro Soccer franchise officially named '1904'

"The number is already iconic in San Diego, now it will stand for the passion and pride of our region.”

The region’s newest professional sports organization proudly announced today that it will officially be known as 1904 Football Club. Along with a description of the club name’s origin, the team unveiled a brand video to share their story.

150 athletes have come out since last year

Out baseball player Ryan Jordan Santana.

This past Wednesday was National Coming Out Day. The sports world may be one of the hardest places to announce who you really are.

OutSports celebrated the brave men and women athletes who had the courage to come out throughout the year in the YouTube video below.

Ben Stokes suspended for fighting off alleged homophobes

Cricket sportsman Ben Stokes suspended for protecting to gay men from homophobe.

UK sports celebrity Ben Stokes was put on suspension from his cricket team after a video was released of him involved in a brawl outside an English pub this week.

But the fight may have been in response to homophobes engaging in verbal abuse with two gay men according to Piers Morgan.

Target hires out athlete Robbie Rogers for new clothing ad

Robbie Rogers is the new face of Target clothing line.

Retail giant Target is unwavering in its support for the LGBT community. Their new spokesperson for Goodfellow & Co., an exclusive clothing line for the retailer, is out L.A. Galaxy player Robbie Rogers.

Regarding the launch, Rogers recently posted about his new TV spot on Instagram saying followers will get a peek at some of his favorite items in the coming weeks.

Fans escorted from Fenway Park after they display racism banner

Fans at Fenway Park in Boston were escorted out of the stadium after they draped a banner about racism over the left field wall, or “The Green Monster” as it is nicknamed, on Wednesday night.

The Boston Red Sox were hosting Oakland, a game that ended in a 7-3 loss for the home team.

Katie Sowers is first out lesbian coach in NFL

Katie Sowers becomes the first out coach for a pro football team.

Katie Sowers, assistant coach for the San Francisco 49ers has made history.

This season she will not only become the NFL’s second full-time assistant female coach, she will also become the first openly gay pro team coach, male or female.

Openly gay Tom Daley takes gold in Budapest

Openly gay diver Tom Daley won the gold medal in Budapest last week

In a tense final dive against Aisen Chen, whom he failed to beat in the Rio 2016 Olympic event, Daley felt the pressure but remained confident.