Photo: Missouri’s Cotton Bowl Victory, SEC East Champions Rings Have Arrived

Missouri’s second season in the Southeastern Conference was one to remember. The Tigers went 12-2, made an appearance in the SEC Championship game, earned a berth to the Cotton Bowl, and won it, defeating Oklahoma State, 42-31.  The Tigers’ players and staff are getting rings for their memorable season. It appears they have arrived.  Finally it’s here, 2014 Cotton Bowl Ring...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Browns, Colts, Falcons, Jets, Pats & Ravens Have Shown The Most Interest In DE Michael Sam

  Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun, citing a league source, reports that “several teams” have maintained contact with Missouri DE Michael Sam throughout the draft process. According to Wilson, the Browns, Colts, Falcons, Jets, Patriots and Ravens have shown the most interest in Sam. What’s interesting about these teams is that there are some 3-4 teams in the group,...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Sam Makes Sense For Patriots As Late-Round, Low-Risk Draft Pick

Drafting Michael Sam makes a lot of sense for the New England Patriots. The Patriots reportedly are one of six teams that have shown the most interest in Sam since the NFL Scouting Combine, where the former Missouri defensive end’s workout was a trainwreck. Sam ran a 4.91-second 40-yard dash and 7.80-second three-cone drill and measured just 26.5 inches in the vertical leap and...
Via NESN.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Patriots Among Six Teams Showing Most Interest In Michael Sam

The New England Patriots have done their homework on Michael Sam. The Patriots are among six teams that have shown the most interest in the first openly-gay NFL draft prospect, along with the Baltimore Ravens, Atlanta Falcons, Indianapolis Colts, Cleveland Browns and New York Jets, league sources told The Baltimore Sun’s Aaron Wilson. Sam disappointed at the NFL Scouting Combine...
Via NESN.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Merril Hoge, 'First Take' at odds over Clowney/Sam comments

Appearing on ESPN’s First Take on Friday, Merril Hoge said he would take Missouri edge rusher Michael Sam over Jadeveon Clowney. No, seriously. You can’t make this stuff up… pic.twitter.com/7mDHaAYMaZ — Michael Gartman (@_MichaelGartman) March 21, 2014 Photo Via bettingsports.com Hoge’s comments come just two days after claiming Johnny Manziel is going to be a bust. ...
Via Gridiron Grit
March 21, 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

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

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

Michael Sam's father struggling with son's announcement

When Michael Sam came out the other day and announced that he was going to be the first openly gay NFL player, we assumed there would be backlash. It sounds like the one of the struggles he will have now if dealing with his own father. This is from a New York Times piece on the whole situation: Last Tuesday, Michael Sam Sr. was at a Denny’s near his home outside Dallas to celebrate...
Via BlackSportsOnline
February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Kent State wrestler suspended for homophobic Michael Sam tweets

Kent State wrestler Sam Wheeler was suspended indefinitely on Monday in the wake of a series of homophobic tweets he sent about Michael Sam. After Sam decided to publicly come out as gay on Sunday evening, Wheeler took to Twitter to remind everyone that opinions are sometimes best kept to yourself. Wheeler has since deactivated […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

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