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Dallas sportscaster who spoke out in support of Michael Sam appears on Ellen

Friday, February 14, 2014

From his news desk in Dallas, Texas, Dale Hansen spoke out in support of openly gay football player Michael Sam, and the point he made was heard round the world.

Ellen DeGeneres had him on her show Friday to talk about his statement in person.

If you missed Hansen’s original broadcast, watch it here.

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21 more reader comments:

  1. Brilliant. Love this guy

    Posted on Friday, February 14, 2014 at 11:47pm
  2. Love this every time I see it… Fight the #Hypocrisy, lets keep sharing it!

    Posted on Friday, February 14, 2014 at 11:54pm
  3. Excellent :)

    Posted on Saturday, February 15, 2014 at 12:03am
  4. This is the way a real man acts.

    Posted on Saturday, February 15, 2014 at 12:11am
  5. Posted on Saturday, February 15, 2014 at 12:16am
  6. This was so well done.

    Posted on Saturday, February 15, 2014 at 12:19am
  7. Awesome :)

    Posted on Saturday, February 15, 2014 at 12:38am
  8. thank you sir

    Posted on Saturday, February 15, 2014 at 12:39am
  9. That right there Is an educated person! Kudos to him.

    Posted on Saturday, February 15, 2014 at 12:42am
  10. This guy makes me smile. He is kind and real so nice he sees how much his words spoke volumes to so many in such a positive way. He nailed it about the NHL and it was great to see him talk about it on Ellen.

    Posted on Saturday, February 15, 2014 at 12:50am
  11. Love this

    Posted on Saturday, February 15, 2014 at 1:15am
  12. The only thing that should matter is whether the guy can play, or not.

    Posted on Saturday, February 15, 2014 at 2:03am
  13. Next day on Ellen. Right where he belongs. You Make Texas look good Dale!

    Posted on Saturday, February 15, 2014 at 2:24am
  14. Dale Hanson should be nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize

    Posted on Saturday, February 15, 2014 at 2:30am
  15. I’m serious!

    Posted on Saturday, February 15, 2014 at 2:31am
  16. So he likes gay black men, good for him :))

    Posted on Saturday, February 15, 2014 at 2:53am
  17. He shamed the NFL and those sports casters who’s opinions was for ratings!

    Posted on Saturday, February 15, 2014 at 3:20am
  18. If those oversized boys are afraid of having one OUT gay guy in the locker room… don’t they realize there are closeted gays in EVERY sport?

    Posted on Saturday, February 15, 2014 at 3:23am
  19. I love this fat white straight guy from Texas

    Posted on Saturday, February 15, 2014 at 3:35am
  20. I cure Aids,Real Kalki

    Posted on Saturday, February 15, 2014 at 3:45am
  21. Wonderful. I love Ellen and our heterosexual allies.

    Posted on Saturday, February 15, 2014 at 4:02am