NFL Agrees To Tackle Gay Bias In Recruiting

Law360, New York (April 24, 2013, 12:58 PM EDT) -- The National Football League has agreed to emphasize its prohibition against discrimination based on sexual orientation, New York's attorney general said Wednesday, two months after young players reported being asked at a skills showcase whether they were gay.

The league, which prohibits such discrimination in its 2011 collective bargaining agreement with football players, will take steps to distribute the policy to all 32 teams. It also will conduct league-wide training — including for rookies and individuals involved in hiring and recruiting of new players — and...
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