Troy Aikman’s comments on gay being a lifestyle one chooses was the most read story of the decade on Outsports. | Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports
Troy Aikman. Aaron Rodgers. Players coming out. The NFL dominates the list of the most-read Outsports stories of the decade.
It was quite a decade for Outsports and the NFL dominates the list of the 12 most-read stories of the decade, including four of the top six.
Also popular were coming out stories and pieces on penis size and the SI swimsuit issue.
Our No. 1 story continues to get traffic every time a certain Fox NFL analyst does a game.
The Top 12 of the 2010s:
We never thought a story involving George Constanza and cricket would crack the list.
News flash: Guys look in the locker room and now some research proves it.
No. 10. After seeing Sports Illustrated’s Swimsuit Issue, I don’t want to hear criticism about gay men looking at athletes ever again (2015)
There was a double standard about appreciating the male and female body, but by decade’s end ESPN’s Body Issue became an equal-gender chronicler.
Acceptance comes along with a chicken burrito and a side of guacamole.
The decade began with same-sex marriage illegal most everywhere, so this event shows the arc of progress.
In a deeply conservative state, a simple prom dance means a lot and goes viral.
Aaron Rodgers is not gay.
Bucco Bruce, Pat Patriot and an Oiler roughneck — those were classic NFL logos.
The women take the lead in being out and proud in sports
A player goes from the depths to despair to a role model for LGBTQ athletes everywhere.
A player decides to live out and proud and not everyone takes it well but he perseveres.
The former Cowboys quarterback and longtime Fox analyst calls being gay a lifestyle that people choose.