Kluwe didn't have a great season so I don't think he was let go for his opinions. But it probably didn't help his cause.
Athletes have a long history of using their celebrity to address civil rights issues. People told everyone from Jackie Robinson to Muhammad Ali to Danica Patrick to high school girls wanting to play 'boys' sports were told to keep their opinions to themselves many times. Fortunately, they didn't.
Last edited by Cornelius Funke; 05/09/13 01:20 PM.