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MICHAEL SAM RUMORS & GOSSIP

Photos: ESPN Accidentally Showed 2 Signs With Michael Sam Gay Jokes On College GameDay

With ESPN’s College GameDay heading to Columbia to cover the SEC East matchup between Missouri and South Carolina, there was the potential, like usual, for some very inappropriate signs. Michael Sam, who announced to the world this past February that he is gay, used to play for the Tigers. South Carolina’s team name is the Gamecocks – you can do the math. Apparently some people...
Via College Spun
September 27, 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

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

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

Kent St. suspends wrestler over Michael Sam slur

Kent State University has suspended a wrestler for making a derogatory comment on his Twitter account about former Missouri football player Michael Sam, who announced he is gay. The Ohio school says Sam Wheeler's suspension is indefinite. Wheeler first tweeted Monday using a homophobic slur, saying he couldn't watch a TV program because they were talking about Sam, who is an NFL...
Via AP on Fox
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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