FILE - This Sept. 12, 2013 file photo shows Robbie Rogers at the Macy's Passport's Glamorama at The Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles. Rogers, the first openly gay male athlete to play in a U.S.

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FILE - This Sept. 12, 2013 file photo shows Robbie Rogers at the Macy's Passport's Glamorama at The Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles. Rogers, the first openly gay male athlete to play in a U.S. professional league, has a memoir scheduled for next year. “Coming Out to Play” will be published as a paperback original by Penguin Books, the publisher announced Thursday, Oct. 10. According to Penguin, Rogers’ book will track his rise from a “troubled, isolated child” to a winger for the Los Angeles Galaxy of the Major Soccer League. Rogers, 26, will co-write the book with Eric Marcusm who collaborated on Greg Louganis’ best-selling memoir. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File) less 

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