Jallen Messersmith has come out as the first openly gay men's college basketball player in the United States.

The Benedictine College center told The Associated Press this week that he revealed his sexuality to coaches and teammates before this past season, opening up again Tuesday to Outsports.com.

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Well, this has to hurt. In all the wrong places.

For some reason, the following video depicts a large man gearing himself up to bench press... only to remove the bar from its stationary location... bounce it off his belly numerous times... and then finally finish off his lift and walk away proudly.

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On the field, Adrian Peterson leaves little room for debate: He's one of the best running backs in the history of the NFL.

But the All-Pro appeared last week on Sirius XM NFL Radio and stirred up some controversy with his thoughts on gay marriage.

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Robbie Rogers has signed a contract with the Los Angeles Galaxy of Major League Soccer, meaning he will soon become the first openly gay athlete to participate in an American team sport.

The former U.S. national team wing blogged in February that he was both homosexual and taking a break from the sport, writing at the time:

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