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Gay Athletes Still Afraid to Come Out in Prime

AP

We hear about sacrifice in sports. Heard it a lot lately as Dwyane Wade spoke of the Heat's superstars agreeing to take less money. That's sacrifice like a billionaire agreeing to downsize from 10 luxury cars to nine.

We hear about courage, too, usually applied to athletes rehabilitating from injuries. ``Hero'' we also hear a lot; apparently it takes only a walk-off homer or winning touchdown to qualify.

Well, the bravest man in sports for real -- we will meet him someday.

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