NFL, MLB to participate in NYC Pride March for first time

The NFL, NHL, MLB, NBA and WNBA all have registered as participants in the march and will have floats in the parade. Major League Soccer and the National Women’s Hockey League both are expected to have representatives marching in the parade as well.

The National Football League will have a float in the parade that features former NFL player Ryan O’Callaghan, who came out publicly last year. … Wade Davis, who often works closely with the league to further conversations about LGBTQ inclusion, will also be featured on the float. 

… Major League Baseball will feature a huge contingent of about 200 employees, including out former MLB umpire Dale Scott and gay MLB executive and former player Billy Bean. Also on the float will be deputy commissioner Dan Halem.