Millions of Sports Illustrated readers will get a look at a Bay Area 49er fan celebration they may not be familiar with. A photographer snapped a photo at "Hi Tops" in San Francisco's Castro District when the 49ers clinched a spot in the Super Bowl.
This post is not about whether he should have said that, nor about whether that's even the actual truth. Rather, it's about reassuring his young fans that, if it was true, and if that had been his answer, he would have found love and support in each and every one of the communities with which he identifies.
At least one half of the Harbowl would welcome a gay player on his team — the San Francisco half. "Personally, there’s no discrimination in my heart,” said 49ers Coach Jim Harbaugh, according to OutSports.
Bullying — that term we associate with middle school and high school — we have all witnessed it, and perhaps a majority of us have done it. Once in college, though, one would think most students would have outgrown it.
At 3:40 am, hours after the Baltimore Ravens defeated the New England Patriots to earn a place in Super Bowl XLVII, Ravens linebacker and staunch marriage supporter Brendon Ayanbadejo wrote in an email: