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Michael Sam: I would still be in NFL if I hadn’t come out

Former Missouri Tigers star and St. Louis Ram Michael Sam is currently hoping that he will receive a shot on an NFL roster. After a brief, unsuccessful stint in the Canadian Football League, Sam is unemployed and looking towards his next step. Considering he was unable to stick on an NFL roster because of a lack of athleticism and burst, it seems like a longshot that Sam would resurface...
Via Campus Sports Net
8 days ago  |  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

Michael Sam alleged nude Grindr selfie not him according to agent

An alleged nude selfie of Michael Sam has been floating around the internet the past few days, but the agent for the former Missouri linebacker says it’s not his client in the photo. The photos come from Sam’s purported Grindr profile. Grindr is a hookup app for gay people and was the antecedent to Tinder, […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 03, 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

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

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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