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Expert: ESPN Reporting On Sam’s Shower Habits Reinforces Stereotypes That Gay Men Are To Be Feared In Locker Room

ESPN has come under fire from Michael Sam’s teammates, coaches and fans after they reported on the St. Louis Rams rookie’s showering habits.

08/29/2014

EARTH CITY, MO - MAY 13: St. Louis Rams draft pick Michael Sam addresses the media during a press conference at Rams Park on May 13, 2014 in Earth City, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Former NFL Player: ‘Most Athletes Don’t Want To Be Seen As The Gay Player’

It was the kiss seen around the world. When new NFL draftee Michael Sam kissed his boyfriend on ESPN after finding out he was going to be playing for the St. Louis Rams, it drew celebration and criticism from both athletes and fans. Now some critics are questioning if more athletes will announce that they are gay.

05/15/2014

St. Louis Rams rookie Michael Sam listens in as he meets with reporters at Rams Park in Earth City, Missouri on May 13, 2014. Sam, the first openly gay player was drafted by the Rams in the 2014 draft. With Sam is head coach Jeff Fisher (L) general manager Les Sneed and COO Kevin Demoff. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Christian Coalition: Double Standard Between Reactions For Sam, Tebow

The complexion of the National Football League changed last Saturday after Michael Sam became the first openly gay player to be drafted.

05/14/2014

Former Missouri defensive lineman Michael Sam speaks to the media during the 2014 NFL Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium on Feb. 22, 2014 in Indianapolis, Ind. (credit: Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Picking Sam, Rams Welcome 1st Openly Gay Player

Michael Sam waited and waited. Hours passed, rounds came and went, and eventually, there were only eight more picks left on the third and final day of the NFL draft.

05/11/2014

Missouri Tigers Michael Sam points to the crowd after a sack of the Arizona State Sun Devils quarterback in the second quarter at Faurot Field in Columbia, Missouri on September 15, 2012. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Former NFL Player Comments On Michael Sam

Former NFL player Wade Davis came out in 2012, now he’s director of the You Can Play Project and he says the most important thing to Michael Sam is that he can play.

02/10/2014

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