Anti-gay recruiters target lesbians in college basketball

01/28/2011 | ESPN.com

The practice of negative recruiting is nothing new in collegiate sports, but some recruiters' anti-gay tactics may be keeping lesbian athletes and players in the closet, according to this article. "There is a big fear of letting people in, because they worry about exposing their lifestyle. It led to my frustrations in coaching, and it's part of why I left. It's not an inclusive environment," said Abby Conklin, a former assistant basketball coach.

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