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"Face The Nation" looks at coming out in pro sports

“Face The Nation” devoted half its hour-long program on CBS on Sunday to discuss how professional sports are changing as diversity and tolerance are put to the test by gay athletes' coming out.

One segment featured Billie Jean King and Martina Navratilova, tennis legends who came out years ago and paved the way for male athletes. Host Bob Schieffer also spoke with Brendon Ayanbadejo, who played for Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens, and former NFL player Esera Tuaolo, who came out after he retired from football.

The second segment featured Wizards owner Ted Leonsis, NFL Players Association president Domonique Foxworth, Chris Stone of Sports Illustrated and William Rhoden of The New York Times.