ESPN.com anonymously surveyed pro athletes from the NFL, NBA, NHL and Major League Baseball to find out where they stood on a variety of subjects—including marriage equality. Overall, the players approved of same-sex marriage 59.3% to 40.7%. But looking at individual sports, baseball and basketball players were anti-equality as a whole. The NHL, where Toronto Maple Leaf General Manager Brian Burke launched the You Can Play campaign, and the NFL, home to ally players like Chris Kluwe and Brendon Ayanbadejo are the most supportive sports.
Looks like we’ll be watching the Stanley Cup and the Super Bowl this season!