Post Tagged with: "NFL"

Rice Debacle Shows Why Goodell must go

October 17, 2014 1:00 pm2,148 comments
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By: Kevin McCann On Sept. 8, TMZ released a graphic video of NFL running back Ray Rice striking his then-fiancée in a New Jersey casino elevator.  The clip caused Rice to be quickly released by the Baltimore Ravens and suspended indefinitely from the NFL by commissioner Roger Goodell. This was […]

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Michael Sam and the Barriers of Human Ignorance: I’m not a homophobe, but…

March 1, 2014 5:00 pm636 comments
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Let me set the scene for you.  You’re a big time NFL player playing on a 53-man roster of equals.  You’re in the shower with all your teammates, but then, in walks the gay teammate.  What would you do? This is the scenario that will play out the moment Michael […]

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Michael Sam: NFL’s First Openly Gay Player

February 21, 2014 5:00 pm7,649 comments
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  Michael Sam, a senior at the University of Missouri, has declared for the 2014 NFL Draft.  As a 6’2″, 256 lb., All-American defensive end, Sam also received a Co-Defensive Player of the Year award in the SEC which is by far the best conference in college football.  However, this […]

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