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Podcast: Gay slur in baseball; same-sex marriage and LGBT athletes

Diana Turasi, left, married her former Phoenix Mercury teammate last week.
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We discuss two main topics this week:

—The use of a gay slur by Kevin Pillar of the Toronto Blue Jays. After the show was recorded, he was suspended two games.

—Same-sex marriage and LGBT athletes. This week saw two stars of their respective sports tie the knot in same-sex weddings. Diana Taurasi of the WNBA's Phoenix Mercury married Penny Taylor, her former teammate with whom she won multiple WNBA titles. Also this weekend, Abby Wambach, the U.S. women's soccer legend, announced she has gotten married to a woman. And last week, Olympic diver Tom Daley married his longtime boyfriend.

We look at how the legalization of same-sex marriage has empowered LGBT athletes.

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