Sports

First-ever gay marriage proposal at NBA game

Jake Conrad proposes to his boyfriend Michael Holtzman on the NBA court in Chicago.

Jake Conrad wanted to propose to his boyfriend, Chicago Bulls fan Michael Holtzman, in a very special way. And what better way to do that than if front of thousands of NBA basketball fans?

On December 6, Conrad made a plea to anyone on Facebook who would listen, “Does anyone know ANYONE I can contact at the Chicago Bulls offices?” Luckily Holtzman is not on Facebook. 

Out boxer Orlando Cruz wants to win for LGBT community

Orlando Cruz could become the world's first out, gay boxing champion.

Out boxer Orlando Cruz could make history as the first gay world champion on Saturday, November 26, at the MotorPoint Arena in Cardiff, as he goes up against Terry Flanagan.

Originally from Puerto Rico, Cruz, says his opponent is a formidable challenger, but this win would mean more than just a victory for himself.

Boston sports writer Alex Reimer comes out on radio show

Sports writer Alex Reimer comes out on radio show.

Boston sports writer Alex Reimer, in what seemed like an impromptu conversation on WEEI’s “Kirk & Callahan” radio show, decided to tell the hosts and the world he is gay on Wednesday's program.

Homophobic chant dispersed at UK football game

Recipients of the flyer were asked to read the chant after the anthem “I am Forever Blowing Bubbles.” 

Europen LGBT publication Gay Star News reports that police are investigating an incident at a British football game where spectators were handed a flyer with homophobic speech printed on the front.

CEO Mike Dee 'parts ways' with the Padres

Padres CEO Mike Dee makes a "departure" from the Padres.

In a surprising shift in San Diego sports management, it was announced on Wednesday that Padres CEO Mike Dee has “departed” from the baseball franchise.

Pro-skater Brian Anderson comes out

Pro-skater Brian Anderson comes out in "Vice" documentary.

The LGBT community now has an icon in the world of competitive skateboarding.

Brian Anderson (B.A.), 40, winner of the World Cup of Skateboarding in Germany and named “Skateboarder of the Year” by Thrasher magazine came out in a Vice Sports documentary on Tuesday.

Free burger from 'Jack in the Box' if Chargers make two touchdowns

Free Jumbo Jack the day after Chargers get two touchdowns.

SAN DIEGO -- If the Chargers make two touchdowns, head out to Jack in the Box the next day for a free Jumbo Jack (with purchase of large beverage).

In fact, now through Feb. 6, 2017, whenever the Chargers score two touchdowns all you have to do is head to the nearest participating restaurant the following day, and mention the touchdowns and you will receive the offer.