A closeted soccer player in Germany made headlines when he wrote an anonymous column about why he's afraid to come out publicly. But others this year have boldly stood up, with the latest a boxing star.
Yunel Escobar received some negative feedback from fans in his first home game after being suspended for sporting an antigay slur on his face.
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The former owner of the Pittsburgh Pirates, Kevin McClatchy, is still amazed that not a single pro athlete has come out while playing.
Toronto Blue Jays player Yunel Escobar was caught with homophobia written all across his face.