Jason Collins is a 12-year veteran of the NBA. This season he played with the Washington Wizards. In this week's issue of Sports Illustrated, he's become the first active, male professional athlete to reveal that he's gay. "I'm a 34-year old NBA center. I'm black. And I'm gay." Last week, in that same magazine, 'Point After' columnist Phil Taylor wrote under the headline, "A Storm that May Not Come."