What They're Saying: Bill Lynch

"We’re absolutely inclusive. Anyone claiming we’re not inclusive, it’s silly. [Sexuality] is not even something that gets discussed. We don’t make decisions based on race, gender or sexual preference. Unless someone is talking about it, I have no idea what their sexual preference is."

-- Washington Spirit owner Bill Lynch on Seattle Reign star Megan Rapinoe, who is gay and claimed that Lynch, who changed the pregame format of Wednesday's Spirit-Reign game so Rapinoe wouldn't get a chance to kneel during the "The Star-Spangled Banner,” is homophobic. Lynch said he thought she "probably got lost in the moment and blurted something out." (Washington Post)
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