Jeff Gross

Robbie Rogers makes LA Galaxy debut, history

Robbie Rogers came on as a substitute for the LA Galaxy on Sunday, becoming the first openly gay man to play in major American team sports.

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Robbie Rogers breaks gay athlete barrier

The midfielder enters the Galaxy-Sounders game in the 78th minute, breaking a rather significant barrier.

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Report: Rogers will be eligible vs. Sounders

ESPN analyst Taylor Twellman, citing a source, says Rogers could become the first openly gay male professional athlete to appear in play in a major league.

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Surprise! Rogers traded for fair market value

By forcing the Galaxy to pay fair market value, the Fire help MLS to shed its Mickey Mouse image.

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First openly gay man in team sports

Robbie Rogers will be the first openly gay male athlete in major American professional team sports. The price for him was steep. LA Galaxy had to give up leading scorer Mike Magee to reportedly acquire the U.S. international from the Chicago Fire.

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Robbie Rogers comes out, leaves the game

U.S. national team player, MLS star and former Leeds United midfielder Robbie Rogers penned a blog post on Friday implying that he is gay, and choosing to walk away from football.

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