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Gay athletes are making their mark

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"gay Jackie Robinson"? Gay athletes are already making an impact. Story

Updated: January 22, 2008, 3:25 PM ET
By LZ Granderson | Page 2

ASPEN, Colo. -- Last weekend, I sat on a panel to discuss one of the sports world's favorite questions: When will a big-name athlete come out?

To be honest with you, sometimes I get a little tired of talking about homophobia in sports -- especially that question in particular. But I continue to do so because I understand the importance of having such a dialogue, particularly as we near the one-year anniversary of Tim Hardaway's "I hate gay people" statements. And besides, afterward ...

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