"I'm Gay," Says Megan Rapinoe. "That's Nice," Says Everyone.

Entertainment Weekly just had a big story on the new art of coming out—quietly, almost as an afterthought. And it takes nearly 300 words into Out's story on U.S. midfielder Megan Rapinoe to touch on her oreintation. And even then it's subtle, almost as if an athlete's sexuality isn't their defining feature. Fancy that. » 7/03/12 11:55am 7/03/12 11:55am

Your Women's World Cup Open Thread

The U.S. women start their 2011 World Cup campaign today in Dresden, with an opening-round game against "mysterious" North Korea at 12:15pm. It will be aired on ESPN and ESPN3. Talk about it here, whether or not you played girls' club soccer in 1999 and had a prized ticket stub to the U.S.-Germany quarterfinal at Jack… » 6/28/11 12:15pm 6/28/11 12:15pm