Tag Archives: Michael Sam

MISSOURI: House Committee Delays Vote On Anti-LGBT “License To Discriminate” Bill [VIDEO]

In the face of international furor over North Carolina’s hate law, the Missouri House Emerging Issues Committee yesterday delayed a vote on SJR39, the anti-LGBT “license to discriminate” bill which last month passed in the state Senate after an epic 39-hour filibuster by Democrats. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports: “A few of them (committee members) have asked for more time, ...

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Michael Sam Leaves Football For Mental Health Reasons

Last night Michael Sam announced on Twitter that he is leaving the Canadian Football League to focus on his mental health. Via Entertainment Tonight: “The last 12 months have been very difficult for me, to the point where I became concerned with my mental health,” he wrote in a series of tweets. “Because of this I am going to step ...

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CANADA: Michael Sam Signs Two Year Deal With Montreal’s CFL Franchise

Via The Score: The CFL’s Montreal Alouettes have signed former NFL defensive end Michael Sam to a two-year contract. Sam, who made headlines as the first openly gay player drafted to the NFL, never played a regular-season snap in the league. Sam was released by the St. Louis Rams at final cuts prior to the 2014 season and later spent ...

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Michael Sam Eliminated On DWTS

Via the New York Daily News: He’s been cut from the National Football League, and now he’s been ousted from “Dancing with the Stars.” Viewers and judges on ABC’s celebrity dance competition Monday made the NFL’s first openly gay draft pick the third contestant kicked off this season. Sam, 25, dedicated a rumba dance to his estranged father, but the ...

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Michael Sam Will Dance With The Stars

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Coca-Cola Takes On Internet Haters With Super Bowl Ad Starring Michael Sam

Via AdWeek: If you’ve spent more than three seconds on the Internet, you know it can be a pretty horrible place, swarming with cyberbullies and trolls who’ve turned comment sections into rotting hate-fests and people’s own personal social pages into sources of despair. Coca-Cola hopes to change all that—or at least, steer things in a different direction—with its 2015 Super ...

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Michael Sam Proposed….At The Vatican

TMZ is calling it “an act of defiance.”

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REPORT: Michael Sam Is Engaged

Unconfirmed by Sam, but here’s what TMZ is saying: Finally, some good news for Michael Sam — HE’S ENGAGED!!! It all went down in Europe where the 25-year-old football player has been vacationing with his college sweetheart Vito Cammisano … the man Sam famously kissed when he was drafted into the NFL last year. Unclear who asked who … but ...

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Porno Pete Pens Poem For Michael Sam

I missed it at the time, but last week Porno Pete LaBarbera penned a 42-verse Dr. Seuss-inspired poem about Michael Sam kissing his boyfriend on national television. Here’s how it starts: I saw the kiss by Michael Sam.. It made me mad–he kissed a man! That’s something I don’t want to see It’s wrong, unnatural, and it’s not just me. ...

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HomoQuotable – Michael Sam

“If I had it my way, I never would have done it [come out] the way I did, never would have told it the way I did. I would have done the same thing I did at Mizzou. Which was to tell my team and my coaches and leave it at that. But since I did tell my team, word ...

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Michael Sam Is A GQ Man Of The Year

Via the Washington Post: This fall, GQ magazine found room for an athlete on its annual list of celebrities who have left a mark on pop culture. This isn’t any athlete, though. It’s Michael Sam, the first openly gay player taken in the NFL draft last spring. Sam joins “Guardians of the Galaxy” star Chris Pratt, comedian Dave Chappelle, actors ...

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Dallas Cowboys Cut Michael Sam

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Harlem Hate Pastor: New York State Will Recognize Marriages To Children

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Jack Burkman: I Canceled My Michael Sam Protest Due To Death Threats

“I and others in my organization received death threats over the phone Saturday and early Sunday. We took them very seriously and I did not want to risk anyone’s life to send a message. Whether gay radical activists or others made these threats is not clear yet. What is clear is that there are those who oppose us so vehemently ...

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Hate Group American Decency: We’re Not The Hate Group Protesting Michael Sam

This morning the Dallas CBS affiliate reported that a group called American Decency will be protesting against Michael Sam at this weekend’s Cowboys game. Another group calling themselves American Decency, about whom I’ve written in the past, wants you to know while they definitely hate homosexuals, they aren’t behind the alleged protest in Dallas. We started the day with hate ...

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DALLAS: Christian Group To Protest Against Michael Sam At Cowboys Game
UPDATE: This Story Is A Likely Hoax

Crackpot Christian activist and alleged GOP lobbyist Jack Burkman says his group will protest against Michael Sam at Sunday’s Dallas Cowboys game. The group American Decency says thousands of right-wing Christians will demonstrate at AT&T Stadium Sunday to protest the Dallas Cowboys signing Michael Sam to its practice squad. Sam is the first openly gay player drafted to the NFL. ...

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Tweet Of The Day – Dallas Cowboys

And it’s done. “I’m excited to be a Cowboy, it’s great to be heading home,” Sam said. “It has all happened so quickly, but it’s exciting, I just wanna get back to playing football you know.” Though he grew up in Texas, Sam said “I never followed the Cowboys growing up because I never had a team. I am a ...

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Dallas Cowboys To Sign Michael Sam

NBC Sports reports that the Dallas Cowboys are going to sign Michael Sam to their practice squad. The Cowboys plan to bring in Sam for a physical and sign him to the practice squad if he passes, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN. Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports that the Cowboys spent time today calling players to gauge their ...

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Michael Sam Goes Unclaimed

Via Yahoo Sports: The St. Louis Rams named the 10 players they signed to their practice squad. Michael Sam was not one of them. The team made Sam one of its final cuts on Saturday and met with him the following day, but it apparently doesn’t have interest at this time in signing Sam. Rams head coach Jeff Fisher said ...

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St. Louis Rams Cut Michael Sam

The St. Louis Rams released Michael Sam today in the final cut before the official season begins. ESPN reports: Sam’s efforts to become the first openly gay player in NFL history came up just short in a competition against undrafted rookie Ethan Westbrooks. Westbrooks is one of nine defensive linemen to land a roster spot. Sam officially hit waivers Saturday ...

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