The yet-to-turn-pro football player Michael Sam is being called a role model ["The times they are a-changin'," Sports, Feb. 23]. But in September, New York Giants player Prince Amukamara stated that he would be remaining celibate until his marriage.

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This is the athlete that should be considered the true hero and role model for being brave and believing in traditional values.

Mike Dolan, West Hempstead