While former Pittsburgh Steelers QB Kordell Stewart is denying rumors he’s gay, assistant coach of Division I Bryant University basketball team has come out as gay. And if you were a fan of last year’s beef cake calendar of the gay Nashville Grizzlies rugby team, get ready to double your enjoyment – a 2016 version is being released.
Other stories from this past week include ally Sean Avery being charged for narcotics possession as well as the engagement announcement of Olympic diver Tom Daley and Lance Black. Also featured is a story on Jessica Mendoza being hired as the first female MLB analyst and a report by a board reviewing police conduct stating that the New York City police officer used excessive force when he tackled former professional tennis player James Blake during an arrest outside a Manhattan hotel in September. Enjoy!
Former Pittsburgh Steelers QB Kordell Stewart denies gay relationship
According to Queerty: Former-Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Kordell Stewart says he never dated Andrew Caldwell, who became a viral video sensation with his breathless pulpit proclamation, “I’m not gay no more!” and describes the man as “delusional” for claiming otherwise. Read the full story here: http://www.queerty.com/former-nfler-kordell-stewart-denies-romance-with-andrew-im-not-gay-no-more-caldwell-20151006
NCAA basketball coach Chris Burns comes out
Assistant coach Chris Burns of Division I Bryant University has come out as gay. “There was an initial shock factor,” senior forward Curtis Oakley tells USA TODAY Sports. “But everyone was, like, ‘Yo, Burns, we rockin’ with you.’ It was all love.” Read the full story here: http://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/ncaab/2015/10/07/chris-burns-bryant-university-gay-division-i-assistant-coach/73361878/?siteID=je6NUbpObpQ-TizNtCp1iZL2j5W7dGV62Q
And see the video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HzHN6xCqg7c
Gay rugby team strips for fundraiser
For the second year the Nashville Grizzlies gay and inclusive rugby team released its 2016 fundraising calendar. The rugby beef is on display again to raise money for the team and their hosting of next year’s Bingham Cup. Read the full story here:
Ally Sean Avery allegedly charged in Hamptons for narcotics possession
According to Deadspin, retired NHL Player Sean Avery “…was reportedly arrested last week in the Hamptons after he allegedly committed an act of criminal mischief and doubled down with an additional possession of narcotics charge.” Read the full story here:
Olympic diver Tom Daley engaged to Oscar-winning Lance Black
According to CNN, “#HeSaidYES and then #ISaidYES Thanks for all the lovely messages!” is the caption for a photo of the rings of Tom Daley and Lance Black atop a newspaper announcement of their engagement.” Read the full story here:
Jessica Mendoza first female MLB analyst
According to MLB.com, “Jessica Mendoza made baseball and broadcasting history Tuesday night. And once again, she was focused more on the work at hand than the ground she broke.” Read the full story here:
NYPD officer used excessive force on ex-tennis player James Blake
According to Huffington Post, “A New York City police officer used excessive force when he tackled former professional tennis player James Blake during an arrest outside a Manhattan hotel in September, according to a city board that reviews police conduct.” Read the full story here: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/nypd-james-blake-excessive-force_5616b1e8e4b0082030a190ad
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