Gay NBA player Jason Collins announces retirement

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Jason Collins, the first openly gay, active player in the history of the NBA, announced his retirement today. The center came out last year and ended up being signed by the Brooklyn Nets for the 2013 season. Sticking with the NBA, today marks the 10 year anniversary of the Malice at the Palace. The most infamous fight in the history of the league, took place between the Pacers and Pistons with players also fighting members of the crowd. Nine players ended up being suspended for a total of 146 games. Over to college football, where Alabama jumped to number one in the college football playoff rankings. Oregon are second, unbeaten Florida State come in at 3 and the previous number one, Mississippi State, rounds of the top 4. And finally in college basketball, we saw Kentucky absolutely destroy Kansas, while Jahlil Okafor starred for Duke as they beat Michigan State.

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