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This photo of Jason Collins on the court in an NBA game says more than a million words

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Jason Collins, left, against the L.A. Lakers
Jason Collins, left, against the L.A. Lakers

You will read a lot about Jason Collins suiting up for the Brooklyn Nets, including Cyd's comments here. But the photo above says it all: An openly gay player took the court in an NBA game in the second quarter in a game against the Los Angeles Lakers.

Collins was greeted by polite applause and some fans standing, but it was, in the word of a New York Times reporter friend of mine, "rather ho-hum." Good. Let's hope ho-hum becomes the default response on this issue in a few years.

Jason Collins just made history. Congratulations!