Jason Collins has played for six teams in 12 NBA seasons, and has been a starter in two Finals. But his career will be redefined by Monday's watershed announcement: He is gay.
"I didn't set out to be the first openly gay athlete playing in a major American team sport," the 34-year-old Collins says in this week's
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