There's a gay little boy (or girl) out there who's still grappling with his or her sexuality, and has just been told—by a sports hero—that he's 'worse than an animal' for being who he is.
I'm surprised by the number of people who, while not defending Manny, are wondering aloud why everyone is (still) so offended. He said sorry, didn't he? Everyone's entitled to their own opinions (no matter how misguided), right? Or-overheard