Category:  Sports

Field Day takes us back for a cause Saturday

Remember your favorite day in elementary school? Well, Field Day grows up on Saturday with three-legged races, tug-o-war, egg tosses and a dozen more just-for-fun events to benefit CHRIS Kids.    READ MORE »

Sports groups recruit for newbies [photos]

A collection of gay and lesbian sports teams and leagues practiced their off-the-field skills–translation: knocking back beers–as they worked to attract new athletes during a recruitment drive last Sunday.    READ MORE »

Bucks tackle basics with Rugby 101 [photos]

With the start of their six-game fall season just a few weeks away, the Atlanta Bucks Rugby Football Club took to the pitch Saturday for its Rugby 101 clinic.    READ MORE »

Atlanta teams strike out at Gay World Series

So much for the hopes of the eight men's teams of the Hotlanta Softball League that spent a week in Ohio earlier this month chasing a Gay Softball Word Series title. A three-year drought continues.    READ MORE »

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AV200 celebrates its ‘vaccine soldiers’ [photos]

Organizers of AIDS Vaccine 200 continue to show that if you pair your cause with a fun–some riders may even say daunting–event, the donations will come even in a recession.    READ MORE »

Football beer busts for Gay Bowl trip [photos]

The National Flag Football League of Atlanta, which recently closed out its spring-summer season, did what many jocks do to celebrate the off-season: Drink beer. But this beer bust had a good cause.    READ MORE »

Wet Demons chug beers for gay Series [photos]

With one last beer bust of the summer season, the Wet Demons raised a little money on Saturday and then headed to the Gay Softball World Series with seven other teams from the Hotlanta Softball League.    READ MORE »

Gay Games: Chip Pecchio works the lane

Among the more than 9,000 LGBT athletes and artists who competed in the Gay Games last week in Cologne were about two-dozen Atlantans, including bowler Chip Pecchio.    READ MORE »

Gay Games: Jeremy Koziol blocks the score

Among the more than 9,000 LGBT athletes and artists competing in the Gay Games this week in Cologne are about two-dozen Atlantans, including water polo player S. Jeremy Koziol.    READ MORE »

Gay Games: Matt Holder hits the pool

Among the more than 9,000 LGBT athletes and artists competing in the Gay Games this week in Cologne are about two-dozen Atlantans, including swimmer Matt Holder.    READ MORE »

Gay Games: Wesley Anderson’s second ‘tri’

Among the more than 9,000 LGBT athletes and artists competing in the Gay Gaymes this week in Cologne are about two-dozen Atlantans, including runner Wesley Anderson.    READ MORE »

Hotlanta Softball cooks to close season [photos]

With weeks of games, a campy pageant, a tournament with a sexy side and their list of World Series competitors all behind them, the Hotlanta Softball League called an end to its 30th season.    READ MORE »

Wet Demons wash up for World Series [photos]

It felt more like an episode of "Baywatch: The Gay Edition" than a fundraiser, but with an event called "Shirtless, Soaking Wet Wet Demons Car Wash" you know the $10 will be worth every penny.    READ MORE »

Pool jocks bash with beer for fundraiser [photos]

It's been a beer bash sort of summer for gay sports groups, and the water polo team of the Atlanta Rainbow Trout didn't want to miss their chance to get in on it.    READ MORE »

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Women’s group parties for the summer [photo]

Not only can lesbians hike, bike and camp, they can dance, too. The ladies of the Women's Outdoor Network proved that again when they rocked it during their Summer Party.    READ MORE »

A Sunday of beer busts and balls [photos]

Spend a little off-the-field time with Atlanta's gay sports teams, and you'll learn that these guys and gals know how to party. So on Sunday, we embarked on a trifecta of jock-filled beer busts and socials.    READ MORE »

Broncos take flag football championship [photos]

A season that started in March with an opening round of games ended on Saturday when the National Flag Football League of Atlanta crowned its champions.    READ MORE »

Big Peach crowns its champions [photos]

Teams from Florida dominated the 40-team field of the Big Peach Softball Tournament, the annual event that brought hundreds of gay jocks to Atlanta for the long holiday weekend.    READ MORE »

Big Peach tourney takes to the fields [photos]

Some 40 teams–from as far away as the New York Gym Mavericks and as close as the Atlanta Pounders–are competing in the Big Peach Softball Tournament this weekend at Southside Park.    READ MORE »

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Big Peach opens by baring its briefs [photos]

The Big Peach Softball Tournament, which attracts hundreds of gay athletes to Atlanta from across the Southeast, opened the annual event Friday with a party, talent show and underwear contest.    READ MORE »