Dennis Rodman: I “brought the gay community to the forefront for sports because of the things I was doing”

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LOS ANGELES (AP) | Dennis Rodman keeps finding new ways to surprise.

The 58-year-old former NBA star built his own personal brand of flamboyant individualism well before social media made every pro athlete accessible to fans, and outside the traditional endorsements-and-corporate partnership framework. At the peak of his fame in the 1990s, Rodman pulled the spotlight toward himself by swapping out hair colors, adding tattoos and piercings, dressing in drag and dating Madonna.

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Denver Nuggets player Nikola Jokic fined for saying ‘no homo’ on TV

By : MARIAH COOPER OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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Denver Nuggets player Nikola Jokic has been fined $25,000 by the NBA for saying “no homo” during a live television interview, Yahoo Sports reports.

While describing Chicago Bulls player Wendell Carter Jr.’s wingspan, Jokic says, “No homo, he’s longer than you expect.”

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