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Cyd Zeigler

  • joined Jun 29, 2012
  • last login Aug 19, 2014
  • posts 3304
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Cyd Zeigler is co-founder of Outsports.com. Contribute to the Huffington Post, Out magazine, Playboy and The Advocate. Have appeared on CNN, ESPN and in Sports Illustrated and the New York Times to name a few.

Big NFL fan (go Pats). Live in LA with my partner and two cats.

Phone: 323-841-8293
Email: cydzeiglerjr@gmail.com
Twitter: @cydzeigler

A Fan Of...

  • NBA Boston Celtics
  • NFL New England Patriots
  • NCAAF Stanford Cardinal
  • NCAAB Stanford Cardinal
  • Golf Tiger Woods
  • Tennis Roger Federer, Serena Williams, Venus Williams
  • MLS Chivas USA
  • Summer Olympics USA Track & Field, Usain Bolt
User Blog

Watch Michael Sam's first NFL (preseason) snack

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Samsack.0

Michael Sam recorded his first sack in an NFL preseason game last Saturday against Matt Flynn of the Green Bay Packers.

Chris Kluwe and Vikings reach settlement

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Chris Kluwe and the Minnesota Vikings have reportedly reached a settlement over allegations of anti-gay harassment and Kluwe's release from the team.

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Ice Bucket Challenge at Gay Games pool

Cyd Zeigler takes Brian Sims' Ice Bucket Challenge in honor of longtime Outsports reader Mark Kari. He recruited some Gay Games swimmers to help.

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Video: Swimming crowd's big cheers

The Gay Games crowd at swimming encouraged a struggling swimmer and sent a great message of inclusion.

Republican Party welcomed at the Gay Games

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The Republican Party of Cuyahoga County has a booth at the Gay Games Festival in Cleveland. Gay Games participants so far have received them well.

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Images from Gay Games 9 opening ceremony

The Gay Games kicked of in Cleveland Saturday, Aug. 9, and we snapped some photos with the athletes.

Gay Games 9 kicks off

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The quadrennial Gay Games kicks off in Cleveland with an opening ceremony at Quicken Loans Arena.

Saints fall under Sam's 'distracting' spell

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NFL rookie defensive end Michael Sam played well in his first preseason game despite some 'butterflies,' silencing anyone who asserted he isn't 'NFL material.'

Jim Thomas was right: Sam had good first half

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The St. Louis Post-Dispatch sports writer predicted Sam's tenacity would translate well on the field for his first preseason game. So far, he's right.

Michael Sam plays in first quarter of game

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Michael Sam has broken a barrier for gay athletes by playing defensive end for the St. Louis Rams in a preseason game against the New Orleans Saints.

Empty stadium for Michael Sam's first game

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The Edward Jones Dome is only about 20% full for the first NFL preseason game to have an openly gay player.

No media circus here at Michael Sam's first game

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The media, like the fans, are pretty tame here in St. Louis when it comes to Michael Sam. He's just another football player.

Sam's first game feels a lot like an NFL game

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The city, fans and stadium are ready for a preseason football game, which happens to be historic.

Michael Sam plays in first NFL preseason game

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Rams rookie defensive tackle Michael Sam makes history again, taking the field against the Saints. He's the first openly gay NFL Player to do so.

United Church of Christ sponsoring Gay Games

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The United Church of Christ is the first denomination to sponsor the Gay Games, and they're doing it at a high level.

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Catholic school should embrace gay coach

Hopefully St. Mary High School will embrace Nate Alfson now that he's publicly out, just as they did before he made his announcement.

Dodgers host LGBT night Aug. 22

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Los Angeles Dodgers will host the second annual gay "LGBT Night Out" on Aug. 22 with Tom Whitman and Flip, benefitting AIDS Project Los Angeles and supported by Outsports.

Michael Sam's first game Friday on NFL Network

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Gay NFL rookie Michael Sam is currently third on the depth chart at right defensive end. He'll play life on NFL Network for the first time Friday at 8pmET.

Coach Nate Alfson talks about the process of coming out on Outsports

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Nate Alfson, a high school baseball and volleyball coach in South Dakota, was inspired by Christian basketball player Derek Schell's coming out story.

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Becky Hammon deserves the credit for her hiring

The San Antonio Spurs deserve applause, but Becky Hammon deserves all the credit for opening the opportunity for the first female full-time assistant coach in NBA history.

Haters come out to bash White Sox LGBT night

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The Chicago White Sox will host gay night 'Out at the Sox' on Saturday, Aug. 16. Some White Sox fans are angry about it.

Ravens exec Harry Swayne: 'I love drunks & gays'

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Harry Swayne is a devout Christian and a player development exec for the Baltimore Ravens. While he claims to love all people, he tosses gay people into the lot with prostitutes and drunkards. Is...

Esera Tuaolo serving up Hawaiian food in Minnesota this weekend

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Chef Esera Tuaolo | Uptown Art Fair from Dan Riggs on Vimeo.

If you're in Minneapolis this weekend, head over to former NFL Player Esera Tuaolo's booth at the Uptown Art Fair.

NBA referee Violet Palmer comes out as gay

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Palmer will this season be the first openly gay person to officiate in one of the "Big Four" sports.

Outsports Podcast: NFL fining gay slurs, Gay Games

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The NFL is penalizing gay slurs 15 yards on the field. Plus, we look ahead to the Gay Games.

Will media stop bullshit questions of Mike Sam?

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Members of the media continue to do the profession injustice by asking kindergarten questions about Michael Sam because he's gay.

Michael Sam's special-teams prospects for the Rams

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Michael Sam has dropped 15 pounds and worked on special-teams skills, which has Rams coordinator John Fassel interested in the openly gay NFL rookie.

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Gay Games 9 kicks off in Cleveland next week

The Gay Games are returning to the Midwest, arriving in Cleveland with the Opening Ceremony on Aug. 9.

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David Tyree does not support conversion therapy

David Tyree called me this weekend. I believe everything he told us last week through his statements to Wade Davis.

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