Gay-rights backers wait for their Jackie Robinson
NEW ORLEANS -- Brendon Ayanbadejo has heard from many players who applaud his support of gay marriage -- some of them teammates, others from the opposing side of the line.
Then, just days before the biggest game of the year, he received a striking reminder of the macho attitudes that still prevail in the NFL.
San Francisco cornerback Chris Culliver said he wouldn't welcome a gay player on his team. Even though he quickly backtracked, the comments underscored what Ayanbadejo already ...
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