U.S. Pro Sports were Rainbow-Colored for Pride
It was a busy few days for LGBT Pride events across the nation this weekend and 14 teams from four pro sports took part in games and a parade.
In Major League Baseball, the Blue Jays, Cubs, Reds, Red Sox, Rays, Dodgers and Athletics held Pride nights. The Red Sox kicked it off with their event Thursday, while the Cubs finished up Sunday.
In Major League Soccer, the Columbus Crew, Chicago Fire and San Jose Earthquakes held their Pride nights, while the Philadelphia Union marched in that city’s Pride parade . In Portland, Timbers player Zarek Valentin wore a ribbon in his hair to raise money for LGBTQ youth groups.
In the WNBA, the Los Angeles Sparks held their Pride night, while the NBA’s 76ers marched in the Philadelphia Pride parade.