Share this story...
Latest News

Texas sports anchor doesn’t see big deal in openly gay NFL players

With Missouri defensive lineman Michael Sam looking to become the first openly gay NFL player, a Texas sports anchor got in front of the camera Monday night for a Bob Costas-like monologue about the topic.

Dale Hansen of ABC affiliate WFAA talked about how gay players will fare in the NFL during his “Hansen Unplugged” two-minute segment.

The anchor talks about all the deplorable things some players have done off the field yet still find themselves welcomed in the NFL. He then opines that a player’s sexuality should be one of the least of a team’s worries.

He covers the topic fairly evenhandedly, and offers some food for thought in the process. He concludes that we should celebrate our differences, even in the locker room.