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This undated image provided by Arizona state University shows Edward "Chip" Sarafin in Phoenix. Arizona State offensive lineman Sarafin has told a local magazine he is gay, making him the first active Division I football player to come out.

Arizona State lineman reveals he's gay

Edward "Chip" Sarafin, an offensive lineman at Arizona State, recently came out publicly, making him the first openly gay college football player.

HLN's Brian McFayden reports on how Edward "Chip" Sarafin is following in the footsteps of Michael Sam, who was drafted earlier this year by the St. Louis Rams.

over 45,000 people have signed an online petition in support of Weird Al Yankovic performing at halftime during the Super Bowl

Fans want Weird Al Super Bowl halftime show

Weird Al Yankovic's new album is so awesome that a group of fans are petitioning to have him perform at the Super Bowl!

As of Thursday morning, a petition at had already reached more than 45,000 signatures and is gaining steam.

File photo: Stephen A. Smith attends the Paley Prize Gala honoring ESPN's 35th anniversary presented by Roc Nation Sports on May 28, 2014 in New York City.

ESPN analyst: Comments were 'most egregious error'

Popular ESPN analyst Stephen A. Smith has apologized for comments he made about domestic violence on the air. Smith was talking about Ray Rice, who was suspended by the NFL for 2 games after allegedly assaulting his wife. Some felt the punishment was too light.

Many were upset last week, when Smith seemed to suggest that victims were to blame.

Bob Van Dillen drives a NASCAR race car with the Richard Petty Driving Experience in Atlanta

Bob's Summer Thrills: Feed your need for speed

Ever dreamed of putting the pedal to the metal and driving as fast as possible? The folks at the 'Richard Petty Driving Experience' can make that happen!

For this installment of 'Bob's Summer Thrills,' HLN meteorologist Bob Van Dillen stepped away from his weather maps and climbed into a NASCAR race car. 

File photo: Baltimore Raven's running back drew outrage for 2-game suspension stemming from alleged assault

Outrage over NFL's 2-game Ray Rice suspension

There was outrage on social media after the NFL announced it is suspending Ravens running back Ray Rice for just 2 games.

He was the player caught on video dragging his now wife out of an elevator.

Must see: Flaming hoop pool dunk!

Must see: Flaming hoop pool dunk!

Some back yard pool-fun has gone viral courtesy of a group of guys who call themselves ‘JamBroz.’

Check out the series of 'alley oops' that leads to jumping through a ring of fire and the hottest dunk any pool has seen!

Sports fans anxiously awaiting a decision on where NBA star LeBron James will play basketball next season

LeBron watch: 2014

The 'LeBron-athon' is still going strong!

Where will NBA star LeBron James play next season?

Donald sterling called his wife a pig to her face, right after she got off the stand in their court fight over the L.A. Clippers.

Sterling calls wife a pig to her face in court

Donald sterling called his wife a pig to her face, right after she got off the stand in their court fight over the L.A. Clippers.

Just the day before, he was calling her beautiful and intelligent!

Who should LeBron James play for?

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Self-Serve beer machines serving drinkers at Minnesota Twins' Target Field

Beer yourself at the All-Star Game

"DraftServ" stations have been installed at Target Field in Minnesota ahead of the 2014 Major League Baseball All-Star Game. 

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