Most professional athletes refuse to speak out. They pride themselves on toughness, but when it comes to taking a stand 99% of them are lemings, cowering behind the nearest tree. Come day’s end, it’s almost always about getting paid, getting pub, getting ladies. Never about actually being proactive; about being strong.
So all hail Hines Ward, who spoke out today and is—unambiguously—100 percent in the right: