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Michael Sam

Report: Gay NFL Player Overlooked By Teams

St. Louis (AFP) – Michael Sam, who is seeking to become the NFL’s first openly gay player, was passed over by 31 teams Sunday just one day after being cut by St. Louis, USA Today reported. The rookie defensive end cleared waivers and is now free to try and sign with the Rams’ practice squad. […]

September 1, 2014

Sam Could Fill Role For Rams But Faces Tough Competition

By Jim Thomas, St. Louis Post-Dispatch ST. LOUIS — There’s no doubt coach Jeff Fisher and general manager Les Snead had a sense of history when making the pick. But in the end, selecting University of Missouri defensive end Michael Sam was a football decision Saturday. As they enter a round, or approach a group […]

May 12, 2014

This Week In Crazy: Michele Bachmann Is Very Disappointed In Jewish-Americans, And The Rest Of The Worst Of The Right

Welcome to “This Week In Crazy,” The National Memo’s weekly update on the wildest attacks, conspiracy theories, and other loony behavior from the increasingly unhinged right wing. Starting with number five: 5. Pat Robertson Noted scientist Pat Robertson checks in at number five, for counseling a woman who wrote in to his 700 Club program on Wednesday […]

March 7, 2014

Top NFL Prospect Michael Sam Say’s He’s Gay

Los Angeles (AFP) – An American university football star revealed that he is gay, raising the prospect he could become the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team. In interviews on Sunday with ESPN’s “Outside the Lines” and with The New York Times, Michael Sam said he was going public with information that […]

February 10, 2014