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This is exactly what happened with Michael Sam. The guy was the raining SEC defensive player of the year but no team wanted him because his homosexuality was a “distraction” in the locker room. Even Tony Dungy, a coach who’s race (as one of the first minority head coaches) was continually a subject of discussion that may have lead to “distractions”, agreed saying Sam on a team would lead to an disunited locker room. The NFL is a league run by old (largely white) men, until that changes (or their perspectives do) we will continue to hear about these supposed “distractions”.

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