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FILE - In this Oct. 19, 2013, file photo, Illinois head coach Tim Beckman watches during the last minutes of the fourth quarter of an NCAA college football game against Wisconsin in Champaign, Ill. Among the questions facing administrators in the wake of Michael Sam’s announcement that he is gay, is not only how to teach tolerance and acceptance of gay athletes within the athletic department, but how to enforce it. Beckman said if a player did use a gay slur against another teammate he’d first ask the team’s “honor council”, a group of 14 players selected by teammates. to address the situation.(AP Photo/Paul Beaty)