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MICHAEL SAM RUMORS & GOSSIP

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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Winners of the 2014 ESPYS include Auburn Football & Michael Sam

2014 ESPYS Sports, teams and athletes were all celebrated at the 2014 ESPY Awards Wednesday night at Los Angeles’ Nokia Theatre. Rapper Drake hosted the annual event, also known as the Excellent in Sports Performance Yearly Awards, which aired on ESPN. He generally earned positive reviews for his first turn hosting the EPSYs. Best Game: Alabama vs. Auburn, Iron Bowl Best Play...
Via NCAA Football Zone
6 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

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

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

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

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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