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Michael Sam

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5 Biggest NFL Training Camp Storylines

With NFL training camp underway, let’s look at the biggest storylines to watch for in camp the next month.

07/28/2014

NBC studio analyst Tony Dungy looks on during the Super Bowl XLVI Broadcasters Press Conference at the Super Bowl XLVI Media Canter in the J.W. Marriott Indianapolis on January 31, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana.  (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Former NFL Coach Tony Dungy Clarifies Comments Made About Openly Gay Draft Pick Michael Sam

Former NFL head coach Tony Dungy has clarified comments attributed to him about Michael Sam, the University of Missouri player who came out as gay before the draft and could become the league’s first openly-gay player […]

07/22/2014

BEREA, OH - MAY 17: Cleveland Browns draft pick Johnny Manziel #2 throws during the Cleveland Browns rookie minicamp on May 17, 2014 at the Browns training facility in Berea, Ohio.

6 NFL Rookies Already In The Spotlight

NFL training camps start this week. And these rookies may be already feeling the pressure.

07/22/2014

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. (credit: Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Keidel: Rams Risk Getting Smeared Should They Cut Michael Sam

Michael Sam’s magic moment has left America divided, making the masses uncomfortable for many reasons, though much of it has nothing to do with Michael Sam.

05/16/2014

Michael Sam #52 of the Missouri Tigers recovers a fumble for a touchdown against the Georgia Bulldogs at Sanford Stadium on October 12, 2013 in Athens, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Gay NFL Player Michael Sam’s Televised Kiss Spurring Heated Reaction

Former Mississippi basketball player Marshall Henderson says ESPN’s coverage of Michael Sam becoming the first openly gay player drafted by the NFL was inappropriate and that he is boycotting SportsCenter.

05/13/2014

Michael Sam #52 of the Missouri Tigers recovers a fumble for a touchdown against the Georgia Bulldogs at Sanford Stadium on October 12, 2013 in Athens, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

49ers, Raiders Pass On 1st Openly Gay NFL Player; St. Louis Rams Pick Michael Sam In NFL Draft

ichael Sam was picked by the St. Louis Rams in the seventh round of the NFL draft Saturday, becoming the first openly gay player drafted by a pro football team.

05/10/2014

Marlon Sullivan (The Novo Agency)

San Francisco Sports Agent With NFL Clients Netted In FBI Corruption Raids, Accused In Murder For Hire Plot

One of the men arrested in the FBI raids in the Bay Area and Sacramento that netted a California State Senator Wednesday is a San Francisco sports agent who has worked with a number of high-profile athletes and belongs to a firm catering to upper-echelon sports figures.

03/27/2014

FBI agents search a home on the 600 block of 42nd Ave. in San Mateo, part of a number of raids in the Bay Area and Sacramento, March 26, 2014. (CBS)

NFL Agent Marlon Sullivan Charged In Murder Plot, Tied To Leland Yee, Raymond Chow

COMMENTARY: The headlines scream about State Senator Leland Yee and Chinatown mobster Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow, but the evidence against NFL sports agent wunderkind Marlon Sullivan could shake the sports world.

03/27/2014

Jason Collins

KCBS Sports Fans: Jason Collins, Michael Sam Sagas May Herald The New Ordinary

Both Jason Collins and Michael Sam made history over the weekend. Now, let’s hope what they represent becomes ordinary enough that it’s unremarkable. Let’s hope the phrase “first openly-gay” is only attached to their names in history books.

02/24/2014

Colin Kaepernick #7 of the San Francisco 49ers celebrates with Quinton Patton #11 after a touchdown in the third quarter against the Carolina Panthers during the NFC Divisional Playoff Game at Bank of America Stadium on January 12, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Kaepernick Says Teammates Won’t Care If Player Is Gay

If the 49ers end up drafting openly gay NFL prospect Michael Sam, the team will look past his sexuality in hopes that he can help the red and gold return to the Super Bowl, according to comments from quarterback Colin Kaepernick.

02/18/2014

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