by Free Britney at

College basketball star Brittney Griner, the #1 WNBA Draft pick, openly discussed her sexuality with Sports Illustrated and came out as a lesbian for the first time.

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Griner said she wants youth to know that it's okay to be who they are.

The other two top WNBA picks, Skylar Diggins and Elena Delle Donne, both chimed in and said that they support openly gay players in the league.

Griner said that while she hasn't discussed her sexual orientation in such a public way, she wasn't hiding and she's always been open about who she is.

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by Hilton Hater at

The collegiate career of Brittney Griner came to an end over the weekend when Louisville shocked Baylor in the Elite 8.

But not only does Robert Griffin III have Griner's back, Mark Cuban has given the 6'8" center a reason to turn her frown upside down: he may draft her to the NBA!

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"If she is the best on the board, I will take her," the Mavericks owner said prior to last night's game against the Lakers. "I've thought about it already. Would I do it?"

"Right now, I'd lean toward yes, just to see if she can do it."

"You never know unless you give somebody a chance, and it's not like the likelihood of any late-50s draft pick has a good chance of making it."

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by Free Britney at

Robert Griffin III (or RG3 for short) is normally Mr. Cool, a guy who plays it close to the vest ... but don't get him started on fellow Baylor star Brittney Griner.

The Washington Redskins QB couldn't help himself when he saw the beating taken by Griner, his friend and former schoolmate, in the NCAA Tournament.

Robert Griffin III and Brittney Griner

The 6'8" Brittney Griner is one of the best female players ever, and took a pounding in the Lady Bears' loss to Louisville in the regional semifinals.

Irate at what he believed to be mistreatment of Griner by opponents, refs and fans, Griffin rapidly fired off 12 tweets defending Griner, such as:

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