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The limits of reporting on gay rumors of pro athletes

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Rumors have been rife for years about Troy Aikman being gay, which he has long denied, most recently this month. And when Aaron Rodgers had a falling out with his longtime roommate, the speculation was that they were gay lovers, which Rodgers denied. The ex-roommate made news again when he mocked the Green Bay Packers losing in the playoffs. Were his remarks fair game for the media or was it nothing more than gossip. The fine line in reporting gay rumors of athletes.