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Separating sexual orientation from sports

April 14, 2014 Executive Editor 0

Last Wednesday, University of Massachusetts sophomore Derrick Gordon made national headlines when he told ESPN he was gay. Following the footsteps of the NBA’s Jason Collins and former University of Missouri linebacker Michael Sam, Gordon joined a small group of athletes serving as modern pioneers of American sport.

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Rams reaching new heights nationally

April 8, 2014 Executive Editor 0

Last week, two of VCU’s most prominent basketball players received honorable distinctions. Junior guard Briante Weber was nominated for the 2014 Lefty Driesell National Defensive Player of the Year award, while Senior forward Juvonte Reddic was named to participate in the Reese’s National Association of Basketball Coaches All-Star game.