Originally written on Larry Brown Sports  |  Last updated 11/18/14

Many athletes shared their reactions to Jason Collins coming out on Monday. Most sports figures were supportive of Collins, while some others were not. The best reaction of all may have come from Los Angeles Kings winger Dustin Penner: Honestly I don’t care if you are gay or straight as my teammate. As long as you don’t listen to Nickelback. #courage — Dustin Penner (@Dustinpenner25) April 30, 2013 It’s hard to beat that tweet. Well played, Penner. And why is it that everyone hates Nickelback so much? Photo: Twitter/Nickelback

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