Pro Athletes Living In The Closet, A 'Rogue' Vietnam General, And Detroit Snobs

Boxer Orlando Cruz hits a speed bag at a public gym in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on Oct. 4. He said publicly that he is gay earlier this month. i i

Boxer Orlando Cruz hits a speed bag at a public gym in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on Oct. 4. He said publicly that he is gay earlier this month. Dennis M. Rivera Pichardo/AP hide caption

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Boxer Orlando Cruz hits a speed bag at a public gym in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on Oct. 4. He said publicly that he is gay earlier this month.

Boxer Orlando Cruz hits a speed bag at a public gym in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on Oct. 4. He said publicly that he is gay earlier this month.

Dennis M. Rivera Pichardo/AP

In this week's podcast of Weekends on All Things Considered, the uneasy relationship between gay rights and professional sports, a skapegoated Vietnam general, and standing up for Detroit.

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