Lobbyist Jack Burkman is preparing legislation to ban gay players from the NFL

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We’ve heard both positive and negative reaction from the NFL and football community as a whole about Michael Sam being the first openly gay player in the NFL. Now it’s apparently time for other communities to give their two cents. Namely, the Washington D.C. lobbying community.

Greg Ellis is concerned with Michael Sam patting someone on the butt

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Michael Sam has been the topic of discussion since the beginning of the month. Current and former players have all chimed in with their opinions on whether or not Sam will be welcomed in the locker room.

44 out of 51 NFL players surveyed by ESPN say that teammates’ sexual orientation ‘doesn’t matter’

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Since Michael Sam announced to the world that he’s gay, we’ve heard multiple negative reactions from multiple people. Mississippi State tight end informed us that he looked down on gay players. Terrell Thomas said that he “doesn’t believe in it” and “he doesn’t respect it.” And even Sam’s own father, Michael Sam Sr. said he’s […]

Michael Sam’s father says he was ‘terribly misquoted’

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Michael Sam’s father, Michael Sam Sr. caused quite a stir with the comments he made to the New York Times regarding his son being gay. His comments caused such a stir that Sam Sr. is now saying that the Times misquoted him. In an interview with the Galveston Daily News, Sam Sr. says he was […]

Terrell Thomas on Michael Sam: I don’t believe in it, I don’t respect it

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Another day, another football player being critical of Michael Sam.

Michael Sam’s father: I’m a man and a woman type of guy

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Joe Drape, Steve Eder, and Billu Wirz have written a fascinating column for the New York Times where the trio documented Michael Sam’s tough upbringing. The column touches on Sam’s reputation of frequenting the local gay bar and his families notorious reputation of being criminals. But the most fascination part of the column revolves around […]

Mississippi State TE Rufus Warren tweets that he looks down on gay players, quickly apologizes

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It was inevitable the moment that Michael Sam announced that he was gay that there were bound to be negative responses by other football players. Case in point: Mississippi State tight end Rufus Warren’s comments regarding Michael Sam’s announcement. Warren took to his Twitter account to both congratulate Sam on the courage it took to […]

Missouri DE Michael Sam says he’s gay

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Former Missouri DE Michael Sam could become the NFL’s first openly gay player after announcing on Sunday that he is gay. Sam came out to his Missouri teammates back in August and spoke to both ESPN and the New York Times about his decision to announce to the world with the NFL combine on the […]

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