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Jock Talk: Thank you, sports world

Jock Talk: Thank you, sports world

As our extended families gather together for annual (not counting pandemic social distancing breaks) feasts ... let us bow our heads like a shot putter preparing for a throw to give silent thanks for the blessings the sports world bestowed upon us.

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By Roger Brigham | November 9, 2021

Update: Valencia, Spain was selected as the host city for the 2026 Gay Games. Team SF had indicated that was its preferred city.

By Tim Pfaff | November 2, 2021

Tom Daley's mesmerizing story in his new memoir includes his medal wins in Tokyo, at the age of 26 his fourth Olympics. But for all the candor in his story, there's little room for self-congratulation and none for self-proclaimed heroism.


By Roger Brigham | October 27, 2021

The las Vegas Raiders are 2-0 since former head coach Jon Gruden resigned.

By Roger Brigham | October 26, 2021

Former San Francisco Fog rugby coach Kathy Flores died Thursday, October 21, after a long battle with colon cancer. She was 66.


By Roger Brigham | October 12, 2021

The worst part of now-former Las Vegas Raiders coach Jon Gruden's emails wasn't the racist imagery or the homophobic language. It was that he felt so comfortable saying those things to people in the sports world he considered friends.

By Roger Brigham | September 22, 2021

The decision last week by organizers of Gay Games XI in Hong Kong to postpone the event for one year until November 2023 seemingly materialized at the last moment without warning.


By Roger Brigham | September 15, 2021

Gay Games organizers announced late Tuesday evening the event would be postponed one year for the first time in its 40-year history.

By Roger Brigham | September 8, 2021

As the 20th anniversary of 9/11 approaches this week, I find myself reliving so many memories and moments from that tragic day and the sobering days and weeks that followed.


By Jim Provenzano | August 27, 2021

As part of its ongoing Mighty Reel series, the GLBT Historical Museum will screen excerpts from videotapes of the first two Gay Games, held in San Francisco in 1982 and 1986.

By Roger Brigham | August 25, 2021

Gay Games XI is scheduled to be held in Hong Kong November 11-19, 2022. That's less than 15 months away.


By Roger Brigham | August 11, 2021

Notes on the concluded Tokyo Olympic Games as Japan figures out how much (if any) of the estimated $20 billion-plus it spent to stage the event it can recoup while the International Olympic Committee collects its $3 billion-plus.

By Victoria A. Brownworth | July 27, 2021

After a year's delay, and continued health worries and protests, Tokyo's Olympic Games have begun, with the largest ever number of out LGBT competitors. Our TV columnist also focuses on some outstanding straight athletes of note.


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