Rogers cheered in Galaxy's Cup loss

May 29, 2013
By ESPN.com news services
CARY, North Carolina -- Robbie Rogers, the first openly gay man playing in a U.S. professional league, was cheered in his first away game with the Los Angeles Galaxy.

Rogers entered as a substitute in the 62nd minute of Los Angeles' 2-0 loss to the Carolina Railhawks on Wednesday in the third round of the U.S. Open Cup.

He received polite applause from the Railhawks' record crowd of 8,121, with some shouting cheers of encouragement.

Rogers made his ...

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