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Niners CB Says Openly Gay Players Would Not Be Welcomed on the Team


Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, gayrights, sports, freedoms )

Giana
- 579 days ago - sports.yahoo.com
NEW ORLEANS - San Francisco 49ers cornerback Chris Culliver has made inflammatory comments regarding homosexuality in football just a few days before Super Bowl XLVII.



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John B. (215)
Thursday January 31, 2013, 9:01 am
Thanks Giana for the post and link to the article by Martin Rogers and the video. Even with the apology given by Mr. Culliver, I would like to see the 49ers and the NFL levy a fine for the remark. Read, viewed and noted.
 

Gene Jacobson (251)
Thursday January 31, 2013, 10:10 am
"Shock jock Artie Lange revealed he had interviewed Culliver at media day Tuesday and aired a segment on his show that night, where the player insisted that any gay players would not be welcome on the team."

Okay, the organization apologized (does this fool know in what CITY he plays?) and so has Culliver. But I don't care, I don't think there should be a place on any time for hate-filled bigots either. Suspend him for actions detrimental to the team and the league. That would be fair. And well deserved.
 

Allan Yorkowitz (452)
Thursday January 31, 2013, 2:35 pm
I understand this idiot, took this back.
 

jo M. (3)
Thursday January 31, 2013, 11:00 pm
He shouldn't have presumed to speak for the whole team, but he certainly has the right to speak his own opinion.
 
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