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What's Troubling Athletes Arriving in Rio? No 'Pokemon Go'

By Ryan Nakashima and Stephen Wade | Jul 30
So the plumbing and electricity in the athletes' village took several days to fix. Who cares? But no "Pokemon Go"? That's an outrage!

NBA Head: Nixing Charlotte All-Star Game a Business Decision

By Emery P. Dalesio | Jul 29
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver says the basketball league made a business decision that North Carolina's law limiting anti-discrimination protections for LGBT people makes holding its 2017 All-Star Game in Charlotte untenable.

Rio Readies For Worst As Terror Threat Hangs Over Olympics

By Mauricio Savarse, Joshua Goodman | Jul 29
A half-million foreign tourists, dozens of heads of state and the attention of the world's media. If there were ever a headache for anti-terror forces, it's the Olympics.

PGA Championship to Remain in North Carolina Despite Anti-LGBT Law

Jul 27
The PGA of America has no plans to move next year's championship out of Charlotte despite the North Carolina law limiting protections for LGBT people.

Jason Collins: 'I Came Out Privately to the Clinton Family' Before Coming Out to the World

Jul 26
During an impassioned address at the Democratic National Convention Monday night, ex-NBA star Jason Collins told the crowd in Philadelphia that he revealed that he was gay to the Clinton family before going public with the news.

Blame Game Follows NBA's Removal of Charlotte All-Star Game

By Jonathan Drew and Anna Gronewold | Jul 23
The NBA All-Star Game's exit from North Carolina because of a law limiting protections for LGBT people represents some of the worst publicity yet for Republican Gov. Pat McCrory's re-election campaign.

Homo History 101: Summer Olympics Edition

By Pier Angelo | Jul 23
The news that the Rio Olympics will feature 33 out LGBT athletes is welcome -- but LGBT Olympians have always been part of the picture.

Top Massachusetts Lawmaker Makes Play for NBA All-Star Game

Jul 22
The league announced Thursday that it's moving the game out of Charlotte because of its objections to a North Carolina law that limits anti-discrimination protections for gay, lesbian and transgender people.

NBA Moving All-Star Game Out of Charlotte, Cites Anti-LGBT Law

Jul 22
The NBA is moving the 2017 All-Star Game out of Charlotte because of its objections to a North Carolina law that limits anti-discrimination protections for lesbian, gay and transgender people.

Ex-WADA President Says Russia Should Not Got to Rio Olympics

By Dennis Passa | Jul 21
Former World Anti-Doping Agency president John Fahey says it should be a "clear-cut" decision: Russia should not be allowed to compete at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

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