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4:51 pm
Tue February 11, 2014

What It Means To Be A Gay Athlete

Michael Sam plays football for the University of Missouri and recently announced he is gay.
Credit mutigers.com

What does it mean to be an openly-gay athlete? Just ask Michael Sam. The Mizzou football player, who was out to his teammates, made it public on a national scale this weekend.

On Tuesday's Up to Date, we talk with some of the organizations that support gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender athletes about the issues these athletes face.

We also talk with an athlete who’s dealt with the problems that can come with a public coming-out announcement.

Guests:

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5:00 am
Fri April 27, 2012

A Fan's Notes: It's Just A ~Draft~

One of the most anticipated and widely watched sporting events of the year is happening right now—and it isn’t a championship game or a playoff series or a competition of any kind.

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