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Wed, Apr 15, 2020
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CMSA announces target dates for multiple sport leagues

The Chicago Metropolitan Sports Association (CMSA) announced new target dates for multiple sports to resume play. read...

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Sun, Apr 5, 2020
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CMSA amends 2020 schedule due to coronavirus pandemic

The Open Sunday Softball League will not start until June 7, the league's organizer – the Chicago Metropolitan Sports Association (CMSA) – announced on Thursday. read...

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Tue, Mar 17, 2020
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CMSA suspends all game play, events through at least May 9

The Chicago Metropolitan Sports Association (CMSA) announced Tuesday that is expanding its suspending all game play through at least May 9, as well as team practices or social events, in... read...

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Thu, Mar 12, 2020
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CMSA suspends games and events through March 20 in response to coronavirus

The Chicago Metropolitan Sports Association (CMSA) announced Thursday afternoon that all CMSA games and events are suspended until at least March 20 in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). read...

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Sun, Mar 1, 2020
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CMSA celebrates sports, more at its annual party on March 7

The CMSA Annual Party is Saturday, March 7, at The Cubby Bear Wrigleyville (1059 W. Addison St. read...

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Wed, Feb 12, 2020
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Dwyane Wade shares 'proud' moment daughter came out as transgender

During an appearance Tuesday on Ellen DeGeneres' daytime talk show, Dwyane Wade shared the proud moment his 12-year-old daughter came out as transgender to him and his wife, actress Gabrielle... read...

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Mon, Oct 14, 2019
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Kiera Hogan holds her Coming-Out Party in Chicago

What started as a simple speech at the Center on Halsted has snowballed into a four-day Coming-Out Party for professional wrestler Kiera Hogan. read...

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Sun, Sep 8, 2019
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NFL quarterback Drew Bees defends appearing In PSA for anti-LGBT group

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Bees has defended his decision to appear in a public service announcement for Focus on the Family. read...

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Sat, Aug 31, 2019
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NFL free agent Ryan Russell comes out bisexual

In an ESPN profile published Thursday, NFL free agent Ryan Russell said that he identifies as bisexual. read...

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Tue, Aug 27, 2019
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Kiera Hogan to participate in Chicago Wolves' inaugural Pride Night, Oct. 19

Kiera Hogan is having her coming-out celebration this October in Chicago in conjunction with IMPACT Wrestling's Bound For Glory extravaganza, which is Oct. 20 at The Odeum Expo Center in the Chicago area – with multiple high-profile events scheduled, IMPACT Wrestling announced today. read...

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Tue, Aug 6, 2019
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Remembering Bobby Nicholson

Robert F. "Bobby" Nicholson, who had a near-40-year history in Chicago gay sports, particularly softball, died expectedly Friday, August 2. He was 69. read...

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Mon, May 20, 2019
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Gus Kenworthy says he's biking 550 miles to remind people that HIV rates are climbing

In a recent interview with LGBT glossy The Advocate, out Olympian Gus Kenworthy revealed he has raised $153,000 for his upcoming AIDS/LifeCycle ride. read...

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Thu, May 16, 2019
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Robbie Rogers, Greg Berlanti welcome second child

Retired soccer star Robbie Rogers and his husband Greg Berlanti welcomed their second child this week. read...

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Wed, May 15, 2019
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Australian soccer star Andy Brennan comes out gay

Australian professional soccer player Andy Brennan has come out gay, making him the first Australian male soccer star to do so. read...

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Wed, May 15, 2019
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Fundraiser for Proud To Run Chicago is May 18 at Sidetrack

Clear way for the catwalk at Sidetrack, as the annual Proud To Runway fundraiser is Saturday, May 18, from 6-9 p.m., which is Proud To Run's biggest fundraising event of the year. read...

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Wed, May 8, 2019
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Chicago resident Brice Henry Harris set for 325-mile charity bicycle ride in Zambia

It was, admittedly, an impulsive decision, but Brice Henry Harris has no regrets. read...

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Wed, May 8, 2019
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Experienced Chicago cyclist Keith Stryker set to bike Zambia to support locals

Keith Stryker has participated five times in the annual Ride For AIDS Chicago and just as many times in the yearly AIDS/LifeCycle from San Francisco to Los Angeles. read...

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Sat, May 4, 2019
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Upcoming documentary profiles gay professional wrestler Cassandro El Exotico

The high-flying, over-the-top life of Cassandro El Exotico is coming to the silver screen this summer with a 73-minute deeply-personal look at his professional wrestling life. read...

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Thu, Mar 28, 2019
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Gus Kenworthy 'saddened' by homophobic remarks against LGBT ski event

Out Olympian Gus Kenworthy on Tuesday responded to homophobic comments left on a Twitter post promoting an LGBT ski event in Colorado. read...

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Sun, Mar 3, 2019
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Talking sports with Jake Lenz

Jake Lenz has been playing gay sports in Chicago for four years, first starting with flag football through the Chicago Metropolitan Sports Association (CMSA), and he also has played tennis (singles and doubles) and dodgeball. read...

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Wed, Feb 20, 2019
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Michael Sam regrets coming out gay before NFL draft; says NFL gave him 'raw deal'

Michael Sam, who made history as the first openly gay football player drafted by the NFL, told students on Tuesday that coming out hurt his NFL career and that he now regrets coming out so soon. read...

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Wed, Feb 20, 2019
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Martina Navratilova calls transgender athletes competing in women's sports 'cheating'

Out tennis legend Martina Navratilova has penned an op-ed against transgender athletes competing in women's sports. read...

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Mon, Jan 28, 2019
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Out pro wrestler Anthony Bowens: We need more openly LGBTQ athletes

In a cover interview with Gay Times, out professional wrestler Anthony Bowens talks about coming out twice. read...

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Mon, Jan 28, 2019
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Male cheerleaders to perform at Super Bowl LIII

For the first time in Super Bowl history, male cheerleaders will perform at this year's championship game. read...

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Thu, Jan 3, 2019
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Pro wrestler Anthony Bowens, who came out bisexual in 2016, says he's gay

About two years after coming out bisexual, professional wrestler Anthony Bowens says he's gay. read...

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