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Jock Talk: The Olympics kiss seen round the world

Jock Talk: The Olympics kiss seen round the world

  • by Roger Brigham
  • Feb 28, 2018

Frostbitten notes from a fortnight-plus of wintry Olympics ...

Outgames organizers sued

Outgames organizers sued

  • by Roger Brigham
  • Feb 28, 2018

Nine months after the 2017 World Outgames in Miami was canceled, a television producer from California who had been registered to compete in tennis has filed a $5 million lawsuit in federal district court against Outgames organizers.

Jock Talk: All that glitters is gold - and bronze

Jock Talk: All that glitters is gold - and bronze

  • by Roger Brigham
  • Feb 14, 2018

In advance of the Winter Olympics opening ceremony, John Moody, the executive editor of Fox News, wrote an editorial predicting poor medal results for Team USA because of an overabundance of gays and people of color on the squad.

Jock Talk: If we remember, nothing is lost

Jock Talk: If we remember, nothing is lost

  • by Roger Brigham
  • Feb 7, 2018

I was scanning down the column of names when it hit me how many of them belonged to people I knew or to people whose legacies had profoundly affected my life.

Jock Talk: Putting the 'flame' in the Olympic flame

Jock Talk: Putting the 'flame' in the Olympic flame

  • by Roger Brigham
  • Feb 1, 2018

There will be no ducking the gay presence for NBC this time when the Winter Olympics open in South Korea next week.

Jock Talk: Make it stop

Jock Talk: Make it stop

  • by Roger Brigham
  • Jan 24, 2018

Over 150 women give victim impact statements in sentencing hearing of former Olympic physician Larry Nassar.

Jock Talk: Sin City Classic still fun, despite legal dispute

Jock Talk: Sin City Classic still fun, despite legal dispute

  • by Roger Brigham
  • Jan 17, 2018

The legal dispute over ownership of the Sin City Classic LGBT multi-sport festival does not appear to have cast a major pall over the event held during Martin Luther King Jr. weekend in Las Vegas.

Jock Talk: And then there were three

Jock Talk: And then there were three

  • by Roger Brigham
  • Jan 10, 2018

Decades ago when I was a young(er) pup covering the Olympics, I decided that the biggest difference (besides temperature) between the Winter Olympics and the Summer Olympics was simple:

Jock Talk: Powerlifting challenges gender binary

Jock Talk: Powerlifting challenges gender binary

  • Jan 4, 2018

Powerlifting challenges gender binary

Jock Talk: 2017: The year Outgames imploded

Jock Talk: 2017: The year Outgames imploded

  • Dec 27, 2017

2017: The year Outgames imploded

Jock Talk: Sin City registration opens

Jock Talk: Sin City registration opens

  • by Roger Brigham
  • Dec 20, 2017

Organizers of the multi-sport Sin City Classic report that registration is open for 18 sports for next year's festival, scheduled for January 11-14 in Las Vegas.

Jock Talk: Sports needs a moral compass

Jock Talk: Sports needs a moral compass

  • by Roger Brigham
  • Dec 13, 2017

Santa's got it is easy: treats for boys and girls who have been nice, lumps of coal for those who have been naughty.

Jock Talk: Gay Native boxer learned the ropes

Jock Talk: Gay Native boxer learned the ropes

  • by Roger Brigham
  • Nov 29, 2017

Being a jock is just one aspect of identity intersection in the lives of most athletes and coaches

Jock Talk: Giving thanks on the ice

Jock Talk: Giving thanks on the ice

  • by Roger Brigham
  • Nov 22, 2017

Giving thanks to the Gay Games.