LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas Raiders defensive end Carl Nassib described the electric atmosphere inside a frenzied Allegiant Stadium with one word: “Bananas.”
But of the 61,756 rabid fans in attendance for “Monday Night Football,” one just happened to be a non-football fan.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — After a premature bench-clearing celebration and a couple of blunders that almost cost the Raiders the game, the party could finally begin for real after the first game with fans in Las Vegas.
Las Vegas Raiders defensive end Carl Nassib said he has received “nothing but love and support” from his teammates after he came out as gay earlier this summer.
Nassib came out publicly on Instagram in June, saying he felt representation and visibility were important.
All it took was an Instagram post.
In a 59-second video Monday, Raiders defensive lineman Carl Nassib became the first active player in the NFL’s 101-year history to publicly declare he is gay and in the bargain, burst through a barrier that went unchallenged for decades.
PARIS (AP) — Six French athletes have spoken about being gay and shared difficult experiences they had during their formative years.
A documentary by Canal Plus called “Faut qu’on parle” (We have to talk) interviewed three women and three men.
Las Vegas Raiders defensive end Carl Nassib on Monday became the first active NFL player to come out as gay.
Nassib, who is entering his sixth NFL season and second with the Raiders, announced the news on Instagram, saying he wasn't doing it for the attention but because he felt representation and visibility were important.