Vahe Gregorian

February 10, 2014 11:24 PM

Michael Sam’s struggle in coming out only validates his success

Missouri defensive end Michael Sam’s announcing publicly he is gay was a harder-earned victory than anyone wants to focus on right now, and that’s understandable, but it neglects a more meaningful truth: Having a player come out to teammates for the first known time in major-college football history wasn’t simple for anyone, and the struggle only validated the success.

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