Jason Collins Signs with Nets; Michael Sam Displays Class at NFL Scouting Combine
Former free agent Jason Collins has finally signed with a new team for the first time since announcing to the world that he was gay. This move comes right on the heels of college football player Michael Sam revealing that he is also gay, right before the upcoming NFL draft.
The Daily Show’s Jon Stewart on the NFL & Michael Sam’s Coming Out
The Daily Show’s Jon Stewart, known for pointing out hypocrisies around the world, quickly jumped on the “controversy” of a possible future gay NFL player with a hilarious segment called, “Friday Night Rights”.
College Football Player Michael Sam Comes Out As Gay, Could Be First Out NFL Player
All American defensive lineman, Michael Sam, came out as Gay to his teammates during a preseason game back in August. With the NFL draft coming up, the Missouri Tigers player may be the first openly Gay NFL player in the league.
Nick Delmacy’s Top 11 New, Hilarious, Sexy and Inspirational Athlete Commercials
To get us all even more hyped up than we already are for drinking too much beer while eating too many wings while watching men with hot bodies in tights, we present to you Nick Delmacy’s favorite new, hilarious, sexy and athletically inspirational commercials featuring some of the biggest athletes in the game.
Manufactured Outrage: Richard Sherman & Trash Talk
“To those who would call me a thug or worse because I show passion on a football field, don’t judge a person’s character by what they do between the lines. Judge a man by what he does off the field, what he does for his…
MOTIVATION: How Bad Do You Want To Be Successful?
Motivational Speaker Eric Thomas, aka The Hip Hop Preacher, is probably no stranger to those that frequent this website. His “Secrets to Success” speech has been circulated millions of times on the Internet.
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: ESPN’s Body Issue 2013
This year’s Body Issue has some very artistic, playful and impressive photos. A few of the athletes featured include John Wall, Colin Kaepernick, and Giancarlo Stanton. Be sure to check out the pics below and tell us your favorite. Do you think this edition was the best yet?
WATCH: Athlete Kevin Grayson – Breaking Gay Stereotypes
Inspired by Jason Collins, 25-year-old Virginia native, Kevin Grayson, spoke to a local CBS news affiliate WTVR yesterday to announce to the world that he’s gay. What makes this a big deal is Grayson is not only an average masculine Black man, he’s also a…
Homosexual Baseball Legend – Glenn Burke [VIDEO]
In light of the recent announcements by Jason Collins, I wanted to remind readers of another historical black professional active player who didn’t hide his sexuality. This is a re-post from our “early days” here at Cypher Avenue (8-29-2011). Enjoy! Baseball Legend…
MUSIC VIDEO SHOT OF THE DAY: Stic.Man – Pain is Temporary
While this technically isn’t a music video, we’re sharing it anyway. Readers who are over 30 years old should be familiar with the iconic “Revolutionary But Gangster” rap duo know as Dead Prez. Well as we’ve previously mentioned Stic.Man has gone solo and adopted…
THANK YOU JASON COLLINS.
“I go against the gay stereotype.” Jason Collins I am happy history has now been made. Jason Collins, an active (non-retired) professional athlete, has come out of the closet. Correction. A black non-stereotypical gay athlete has come out of the closet. He did…
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