Dave Bing's time in the turbulence of Detroit, its politics and immense urban problems will end after only four years.Full story
It's a question many parents and their grown children have grappled with: what to do with all that stuff stored in attics and basements? If you're Kobe Bryant's mom, you auction them! That is not sitting well with the NBA superstar. NBC's Diana Alvear reports.
In coming out, NBA player Jason Collins wrote, "I'm a 34-year-old NBA center. I'm black. And I'm gay.” Former NFL player Wade Davis, who revealed he was gay after leaving the league, joins Melissa Harris-Perry to talk about whether “coming out while black” matters more.
Jason Collins became the first active player in a major sport to come out of the closet this week. Up host Steve Kornacki’s talks with John Amaechi, one of the few people in the world who knows what that experience is like.
Mary Curtis, contributor to the Washington Post's "She The People" blog, Democratic State Senator Kelvin Atkinson of Nevada, former NBA player John Amaechi, and NPR sports reporter Mike Pesca join Up with Steve Kornacki to discuss what NBA player Jason Collins coming out means for culture wars in Am
The Up with Steve Kornacki panelists talk about Jason Collins coming out, the reception among other NBA players, and what it’s like to come out as gay when you’re a member of the black community.
During the interview, Jason's twin brother, former NBA player Jarron Collins, their parents Portia and Paul Collins and their aunt, Teri Jackson, a San Francisco Superior Court judge, open up to Oprah about what it was like for Jason to come out to them.
MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell discusses what NBA player Jason Collins's announcement means to the gay rights movement with Judy and Dennis Shepard, the parents of Matthew Shepard, who was slain in a hate crime.
Jay-Z and Beyonce sit courtside before the NBA basketball All-Star Game on Sunday, Feb. 20, 2011, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
Indiana Pacers guard George Hill shoots the basketball over Atlanta Hawks guard Jeff Teague during the first half of their NBA first round playoff basketball game in Indianapolis, Indiana April 24, 2013. REUTERS/Brent Smith
Sacramento Kings fan Chris Haskins, left, and Troy Bedal, right, rejoice over the announcement that the NBA has rejected the proposed move of the team to Seattle during a celebration in Sacramento, Calif., Wednesday, May 15, 2013. A group led by investor Chris Hansen had a deal to buy the team from
Oklahoma City Thunder center Kendrick Perkins, right, defends as Memphis Grizzlies Zach Randolph goes to the basket during the first half of Game 5 of an NBA basketball playoffs Western Conference semifinal, in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, May 15, 2013.