Originally written January 31, 2013 on The Outside Corner:
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After the wildly ignorant comments of San Francisco 49ers defensive back Chris Culliver yesterday, you'll (hopefully) be pleased to know that not all professional athletes are total neanderthals. On a video podcast hosted by Robert Fick and Dmitri Young (which is a weird enough story unto itself), Jered Weaver and his brother Jeff made the proclamation that they are totally cool with the idea of having a gay teammate.  Here are a few of the comments Jered made when asked about the topic (with a big tip o' the hat to Big League Stew): "If you’re hitting .300 with 40 and 140, bring ‘em on, you know?" "They worked just as hard as us to get up to where we’re at." How very bold of them, right? Well, I guess it is in the world of professional sports where homosexuality is still a major taboo as Culliver reminded us yesterday and as Torii Hunter, coincidentally a former teammate of Weaver, also reminded us with some controversial comments of his ow...
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