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Barack Obama, Oprah Winfrey, Floyd Mayweather All Use This…

Floyd Mayweather signs a contract to make the biggest and best fight in boxing and even the pen becomes a story. The post Barack Obama, Oprah Winfrey, Floyd Mayweather All Use This… appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim and Roy, the tale of two Wolverines

Allow me to go back almost 30 years ago, 1986. Peter Gabriel has one of the great videos and songs of the year with Sledgehammer, Miami Vice is one of the hot shows on TV, Oprah Winfrey is making a name for herself in Chicago, Top Gun and Crocodile Dundee are the big movies. In […]
Via The Majors National
January 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Sam: Coming out was right thing to do

ST. LOUIS (AP) Michael Sam says in a TV documentary airing Saturday night that coming out as gay was the right thing to do. The Oprah Winfrey Network said in a release that the 90-minute program followed by a one-on-one with Winfrey and Sam was the player's first TV appearance since being cut by the Dallas Cowboys in mid-October. After one day of filming last spring, the Rams pulled...
Via AP on Fox
December 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Michael Sam: Gay players in NFL have reached out to me

Michael Sam was the first openly gay player to be drafted to an NFL team, with “openly” being the key word. Several current and former NFL players have apparently revealed that they have played alongside gay teammates, and Sam reiterated that during his lengthy interview with Oprah Winfrey that will air on Saturday. In a preview that promotes the interview, Winfrey is shown asking...
Via Fox Sports
December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Warner Bros. assembles blockbuster cast for ‘Suicide Squad’

Unless you’re a diehard DC Comics fan, you may have no idea what the Suicide Squad is. But Warner Brothers is making sure you’ll be interested in a Suicide Squad movie by putting together a blockbuster group of actors to play this assembly of supervillains. As first reported by Variety, Will Smith headlines the cast, giving Suicide Squad a big star to feature. He’ll portray...
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December 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: First trailer for Martin Luther King Jr. drama ‘Selma’

British actor David Oyelowo has been doing good work in smaller roles, but perhaps got noticed by many for playing the bad guy in Rise of the Planet of the Apes, the CEO of the pharmaceutical company that orders continued testing of an Alzheimer’s drug on apes despite its dangerous side effects. But the 38-year-old may be ready for his breakout and is sure to earn major awards...
Via Bloguin Best
November 07, 2014  |  Discuss

James Harden, Team USA Take Ice Bucket Challenge

Yes, athletes ice their bodies. With an ice bucket? Not that often. James Harden and Team USA took the viral “Ice Bucket Challenge” today after practice and challence NBA comissioner Adam Silver, president Barack Obama, and Oprah Winfrey! The challenge was originally started to raise awareness about amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). If the person/group challenged didn’t...
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August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Team USA takes Ice Bucket Challenge

Someone challenged Team USA to the Ice Bucket Challenge. Who are they to decline? Apparently Kyrie Irving and Miles Plumlee decided not to participate. Team USA challenged President Barack Obama, NBA commissioner Adam Silver and Oprah Winfrey to take the challenge and raise awareness for ALS. More on that in a second. The next person to take the challenge was former Team USA and...
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August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Team USA takes Ice Bucket Challenge

Someone challenged Team USA to the Ice Bucket Challenge. Who are they to decline? Apparently Kyrie Irving and Miles Plumlee decided not to participate. Team USA challenged President Barack Obama, NBA commissioner Adam Silver and Oprah Winfrey to take the challenge and raise awareness for ALS. More on that in a second. The next person to take the challenge was former Team USA and...
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August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Vargas’ Shutout Paces Royals to 3-0 Victory over A’s

The Royals’ pitching has been superb all season long. Recently, it’s been so good that only a paraphrase of a popular Oprah Winfrey meme can put it into context: “You get a complete game! And you get a complete game! Everybody gets a complete game!” Jason Vargas fired the Royals’ third complete-game effort by a starting pitcher in the last seven days. After Jeremy Guthrie...
Via Royals Blue
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

The OWN Michael Sam documentary series is off … for now

Earlier this week, we told you that the Oprah Winfrey Network (a.k.a. “OWN”) was set to produce a reality series on St. Louis Rams 7th round draft pick Michael Sam. There were a couple of problems. First, Sam and OWN made an agreement for the show before the NFL Draft, but did not inform the league nor any potentially interested teams fearing he might not get picked. Both the...
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May 17, 2014  |  Discuss

The OWN Michael Sam documentary series is now off … for now

Earlier this week, we told you that the Oprah Winfrey Network (a.k.a. “OWN”) was set to produce a reality series on St. Louis Rams 7th round draft pick Michael Sam. There were a couple of problems. First, Sam and OWN made an agreement for the show before the NFL Draft, but did not inform the league nor any potentially interested teams fearing he might not get picked. Both the...
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May 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Michael Sam Documentary Postponed After Meeting With St. Louis Rams

Photo Credit: dynastylane/IconoSquare When the news was released about the Oprah Winfrey Network producing a documentary on Michael Sam, while it might’ve made for some great television, many people opposed the idea. Some people thought the seventh round pick and the first openly gay athlete Michael Sam was simply trying to cash in on the show, while others went as far as to say...
Via Blog Surface
May 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Michael Sam reality show called off

Two days after Oprah Winfrey Network announced that they would be producing a Michael Sam reality show chronicling the pass rusher’s journey to make it in the NFL as the first openly gay player in the league, it was announced that the show was being called off. “After careful consideration and discussion with the St. […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 17, 2014  |  Discuss

OWN Postpones Michael Sam Docu-Series So He Can Focus On Making Team

OWN, the Oprah Winfrey Network, announced Friday that they are putting their docu-series on St. Louis Rams rookie Michael Sam on hold. “After careful consideration and discussion with the St. Louis Rams, ‘The Untitled Michael Sam Project’ has been postponed, allowing Michael the best opportunity to achieve his dream of making the team,” network president Erik Logan said in...
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May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Michael Sam's Documentary With Oprah Winfrey Put on Hold

Michael Sam raised a few eyebrows when he announced that he is gay, a few more when he kissed his boyfriend on television, but even more when it became public knowledge that a reality show on his journey to the NFL was being filmed. That doesn't sound like something a person that just wants to be viewed as  football player would do--and now it isn't something he is going to do....
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May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Michael Sam’s OWN Reality Show “Postponed”

Sam’s show is on hold. Well, that didn’t take long. Just two days after the Oprah Winfrey Network announced it had acquired the rights to produce a reality series starring former Missouri defensive end Michael Sam, who is openly gay, as he attempts to make the St. Louis Rams’ roster, we’re hearing that it’s already been postponed. Why? You can make your own assumptions...
Via College Spun
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Sam puts documentary series with Oprah on hold

The Oprah Winfrey Network is pumping the breaks on its recently announced Michael Sam' documentary series -- "The Untitled Michael Sam Project." OWN has announced that the project has been postponed following discussions with the St. Louis Rams. "After careful consideration and discussion with the St. Louis Rams, 'The Untitled Michael Sam Project' has been postponed, allowing Michael...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Sam puts documentary series with Oprah on hold

The Oprah Winfrey Network is pumping the breaks on its recently announced Michael Sam' documentary series -- "The Untitled Michael Sam Project." OWN has announced that the project has been postponed following discussions with the St. Louis Rams. It puts a cap on a rather contradicting week for the former All-American defensive end. On Tuesday, Sam was saying all the right things...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Rams reportedly not concerned about Michael Sam reality show

The announcement this week that Michael Sam was going to be featured in a reality show on Oprah Winfrey Network caught many by surprise and gave us many reasons to doubt and criticize the former Missouri linebacker. It’s hard enough for NFL players to succeed as it is, but it’s even tougher when you have […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

5 reasons men should watch the OWN network

Yes men, The Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) can offer something for you too. From the inception of this network, the casual observer can easily see that it was marketed towards the female demographic.
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May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Anonymous Ram concerned over Michael Sam reality show

Well it seems not everyone in the St. Louis Rams locker room is thrilled about Michael Sam having a reality show. It was announced Wednesday that Sam would have his own reality show on the Oprah Winfrey Network. There has been a mixed reaction from social media about this situation to the point that it has hit the Rams locker room. An unnamed player for the Rams spoke to Josina Anderson...
Via No Guts, No Glory
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Is Michael Sam’s Show Too Out of Focus?

Courtesy of Bleacherreport.com It has been announced that the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) will be airing a reality television show that will follow Michael Sam around as he attempts to make the St. Louis Rams this summer. Why? Michael Sam was drafted 249th overall and in the 7th round of the 2014 National Football League Draft by the St. Louis Rams. There has not been a player drafted...
Via Total Sports Blog
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Michael Sam Scores Documentary Series on Oprah Winfrey Network

TV The first openly gay NFL draftee is hitting a small screen near you. And we're not talking about ESPN.
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May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Oprah Winfrey Network to produce a new reality series on Michael Sam

Announced Wednesday, Michael Sam will be the subject of a new documentary series produced by the same filmmaker and network responsible for the Lindsay Lohan reality series. The new project will air on OWN a.k.a. the Oprah Winfrey Network. Sam, who is the first openly gay player drafted into the National Football League, will be followed by cameras as he opens his life to the American...
Via Awful Announcing
May 15, 2014  |  Discuss
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