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Brittney Griner's coming out story takes a twist

Brittney Griner feeling comfortable enough to come out shortly after being drafted into the pros shows how far we've come in the battle for the acceptance of gay athletes. But in a recent ESPN interview, she revealed that she may have wanted to come out sooner. For more perspective on this story, check out Out Sports' storystream about Griner coming out.

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Kim Mulkey, Brittney Griner and loyalty

Baylor Lady Bears coach Kim Mulkey has demonstrated a pattern of loyalty to her players that didn't end with Brittney Griner.

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Ex-Baylor players respond to Griner controversy

In response to ESPN’s latest feature, ex-Baylor players were adamant about sharing another perspective to this story -- and since it was not represented in the original piece. So here’s their perspective in their own words.

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Sunday links: Mystics/Lynx, Sun/Liberty & Griner

The Minnesota Lynx defeated the the Washington Mystics, 74-57, Saturday night in Bismarck, N.D., the Liberty bested the Sun and some unsettling news was revealed about Baylor's handling of Brittney Griner's homosexuality.

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Griner's coming out is progress for sports

As we put out in a FanShot last week, Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner told Sports Illustrated in an interview that she is gay. One of the most notable things about it wasn't about Griner coming out in and of itself, but also the fact that she said it in a confident and matter of fact way.

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