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Michael Sam in spotlight at Missouri’s pro scouting day

Thursday, March 20, 2014
L.G. Patterson, APMissouri defensive lineman Michael Sam, center, dances as he jokes with teammates during pro day for NFL football representatives Thursday, March 20, 2014, in Columbia, Mo.
Michael Sam certainly draws a crowd. Scouts from more than 30 NFL teams, fans and media packed Missouri's training facilities Thursday to watch the former Tigers defensive end and 14 of his former teammates at the school's annual pro day. [...]

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Michael Sam just wants to be known as a football player whose sexuality isn’t news

Saturday, February 22, 2014
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Michael Sam needed no introduction. He provided one anyway, subtly spelling out his desire to be known simply as a football player whose sexuality isn't a national story... [...]

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Students form human wall to block Westboro Baptist protest at Mizzou

Saturday, February 15, 2014
Colin Murphy for LGBTQ NationA Westboro Baptist Church member protests Michael Sam's coming out.
COLUMBIA, Mo. - Members of the Westboro Baptist Church, home of the anti-gay extremists behind the “Gods Hate Fags” and “God hates the World” fundamentalist movement, on Saturday protested the coming out of Missouri football player Michael Sam outside Mizzou Arena on the campus of the University of Missouri in [...]

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