Bode Miller Russian anti-gay law embarrassing

Sports Illustrated
Tuesday 1st October, 2013

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) – Bode Miller felt no need to measure his words when asked about the Russian anti-gay law that is getting plenty of attention ahead of the Winter Olympics in Sochi. “`I think it’s absolutely embarrassing that there’s countries and there’s people who are that intolerant and that ignorant,” Miller, one of the few athletes willing to take a stand on the subject at the U.S. Olympic media summit featuring Sochi hopefuls, said Monday. “But it’s not the first time,” Miller said. “We’ve been dealing with human-rights issues probably since there were humans.” At 35 and with f…

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