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Veteran NBA Player Takes Court as League's First Openly Gay Man

Jason Collins made U.S. sports history Sunday when he became the first active openly homosexual player in the National Basketball Association. The 35-year-old Collins played several minutes as a substitute center for the Brooklyn Nets Sunday against the host Los Angeles Lakers, hours after he signed a 10-day contract with the franchise. It was Collins' first game since last season when he was a member of the Washington Wizards. The 213-centimeter tall Collins made headlines last...

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