In light of former MU football player Michael Sam’s coming out, everyone has been talking about homosexuality and sports.

During an appearance on CNN’s “The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer,” the former NBA star and sports commentator spoke out about homophobia, and said that the public is more intolerant than professional players. 

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A recent ESPN poll showed that 80 percent of professional football players would be OK with having a gay teammate.

Thoughts on Barkley’s remarks?

Is the public more homophobic than the locker room?

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