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Robbie Rogers, first openly gay male to play professional sports in U.S., announces retirement

Robbie Rogers was in his first preseason training camp with the Galaxy when Landon Donovan organized a team-building night out. On the dry-erase board in the team’s locker room, Donovan spelled out the particulars in blue: players only; no wives, no girlfriends and, he added, no boyfriends. 14 more words

USMNT, MLS vet Robbie Rogers retires at the age of 30

Longtime MLS and USMNT player Robbie Rogers announced his retirement Tuesday at the age of 30.

A terrific career on the field was taken into a historic stratosphere in 2013, when Rogers became the first openly gay male to play in a major North American sports league. 330 more words

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