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MICHAEL SAM RUMORS & GOSSIP

Former Missouri teammate believes that Michael Sam ‘is not the same’ anymore

Former Missouri teammate, now Pittsburgh Steeler TE Eric Waters spoke about Michael Sam with The Pittsburgh Tribune. Waters, an undrafted free agent watched Michael Sam’s progression from the moment he informed the Missouri Tigers family that he was gay to formally announcing to the world of his sexual orientation before the NFL Draft.  Sam became the first openly gay player in...
Via NCAA Football Zone
August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Tampa Bay and Indianapolis coach Tony Dungy: “I wouldn’t have taken Sam”

Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Indianapolis Colts coach Tony Dungy shared with the Tampa Bay Tribune that he wouldn’t have taken Michael Sam.  The former Super Bowl champion coach and now NBC analyst shared, “Not because I don’t believe Michael Sam should have a chance to play, but I wouldn’t want to deal with all of it.  It’s not going to be totally smooth … things...
Via NCAA Football Zone
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Michael Sam gives boyfriend kiss after being drafted (Video)

Michael Sam being drafted as the first openly gay player in the NFL was news in itself, but the former Missouri linebacker’s reaction to being drafted is historic as well. ESPN recorded and decided to play Sam’s reaction to being drafted. The reigning SEC Defensive Player of the Year broke down and cried upon learning […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Paula Deen likens herself to 'that black football player who came out’

Paula Deen always seems to make magic happen when she talks about sensitive issues. And by magic, I mean she is the queen of making cringe-worthy comments. She made another one during a recent interview with People Magazine by comparing herself to Michael Sam. Last summer, Deen was the subject of a lawsuit that alleged […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Michael Sam runs an unofficial 4.79 in 40-yard dash

USA TODAY Sports No one has been getting more attention than Michael Sam in the month February. He has been all over the news. Today he was Indianapolis for the combine. Michael Sam run the 40 yard dash, most important drill in the combine. Sam ran a 4.79. Here is the a link to the video. http://www.nfl.com/videos/nfl-combine/0ap2000000328732/Michael-Sam-runs-the-40-yard-dash  ...
Via Down and Distance
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Sam receives standing ovation at basketball game

COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Michael Sam received a standing ovation when he appeared on the arena video boards during Missouri's basketball game against Tennessee on Saturday. The All-America defensive end who could became the first openly gay player in the NFL, later blew a kiss to the student section and shook hands with fans. Sam and football team were honored at halftime for their Cotton...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
February 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Missouri students overshadow religious protest of Michael Sam

The controversial religious group known as Westboro Baptist Church had plans to protest Michael Sam's recent revelation that he was gay on Saturday. However, Missouri students had other ideas when church members invaded the community.Instead of Westboro Baptist making headlines, the students stole the press by showing their support for the NFL bound Tigers football player.Seen...
Via Bush League Chronicle
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Supporters 'Stand With Sam' to block Westboro Baptist Church protest of former Tiger

ST. LOUIS -- The controversial Westboro Baptist Church used Saturday's Missouri basketball game against Tennessee in Columbia as an opportunity to show its disapproval of Michael Sam. But the handful of protesters who gathered in Columbia to picket and denounce Sam -- the former Mizzou defensive end and future NFL player who announced last Sunday that he is gay -- were met with...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Michael Sam's dad claims he was 'terribly misquoted' by NY Times

After former Missouri defensive end Michael Sam announced he was gay on Sunday, one of the more interesting reactions came from Sam's father, Michael Sam Sr. In an interview with the New York Times just after Michael Jr.'s announcement, the elder Sam said he didn't want his 'grandkids raised in that kind of environment.' The Times also quoted Sam Sr. as saying...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Sports anchor delivers honest commentary on Michael Sam, NFL

After Missouri defensive end Michael Sam announced publicly Sunday that he is gay, anyone with a television or Internet connection was no doubt inundated with a slew of hot takes from national media, along with some cowardly NFL front office personnel sharing their views — anonymously, of course — on the unavoidable distraction of having a gay player on the roster. Thus, it...
Via Next Impulse Sports
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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