For the gay football player or coach in Atlanta this Labor Day weekend, the words of Cathy, diminishing him to second-class citizenship, will be ringing in his ear. On that day, he will become a walking billboard for a symbol of his own oppression.
C.J. Leslie, a sophomore forward at N.C. State found out about Bias from his father, Clinton, in 2008. When C.J. brought up Michael Jordan's name, Clinton said, "If you think Jordan is good, you should see Len Bias."