John Coughenour

Three softball players were awarded a second-place trophy for their participation in the 2008 Gay Softball World Series after tournament officials disqualified them for allegedly being heterosexual. (credit: Dennis Grombkowski/Getty Images)

Banned Players Settle With Gay Softball Group

A gay softball organization has agreed to pay an undisclosed sum to three players who were disqualified from its 2008 Gay Softball World Series in Seattle because of their perceived heterosexuality.