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How the NFL Saved Arizona From Itself

Posted on Feb 28, 2014

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell stands between Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie to show off souvenir football helmets after a ceremony to pass official hosting duties of next year’s Super Bowl to Arizona. The NFL had begun exploring an alternative location should Brewer have signed a bill that would have allowed businesses to refuse gay customers. She vetoed it.

This week on Truthdig Radio in association with KPFK: Gay sports dominates the news, from Arizona’s bigoted legislation to the bisexual athlete who crushed Sochi. Also: how “Blackfish” director Gabriela Cowperthwaite accidentally made the best animal rights movie.

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