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Tony Gonzalez (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for ESPY)

Gonzalez In, Sharpe And Marino Out On CBS’ ‘The NFL Today’

CBS Sports chairman Sean McManus says recently retired tight end Tony Gonzalez will bring “a fresh and insightful perspective” to the network’s NFL pregame show.

02/18/2014

Michael Sam (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Silverman: Sam Made His Statement — Now It’s Time For NFL To Step Forward

Sam has made his statement. Now it’s time for one of the NFL’s 32 teams to make theirs by drafting Sam and putting him in a position to succeed.

02/12/2014

Terrell Thomas (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Terrell Thomas: Sam Is Going To Make A Locker Room ‘Uncomfortable’

“I’m sure he won’t be the first gay guy to play in the NFL, but he’s the first openly one out — nobody knows him and I think more than anything it’s going to make the locker room uncomfortable.”

02/12/2014

Michael Sam #52, then of the Missouri Tigers, celebrates with fans after the game against the Kentucky Wildcats at Commonwealth Stadium on November 9, 2013 in Lexington, Kentucky. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Palladino: It’s Not Complicated — Michael Sam Will Fit In If He’s Good

If Sam turns into a run-stopping, pass-rushing demon, his teammates will look upon him with the same reverence as any star. If he proves incapable or, heaven forbid, fainthearted, he won’t have a chance.

02/12/2014

Michael Sam #52 of the Missouri Tigers celebrates with fans following a victory over the Ole Miss Rebels at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium on November 23, 2013 in Oxford, Mississippi. Missouri won the game 24-10. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Giants Co-Owner Mara: Sam’s Announcement Won’t Affect Draft Board

Michael Sam, the SEC’s co-defensive player of the year, is about to find out if America’s most popular sport, rooted in machismo and entrenched in locker room hijinks, is ready for its first openly gay player.

02/11/2014

Steve Tisch (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Giants’ Steve Tisch, John Mara Show Support For Michael Sam

“Michael Sam is a gifted athlete and a courageous man,” Giants co-owner Steve Tisch told TMZ Sports. “I hope any NFL team would not hesitate to draft Michael if he is right for their team.”

02/10/2014

Michael Sam #52 of the University of Missouri Tigers looks to sack Nathan Scheelhaase #2 of the University of Illinois Fighting Illini during the State Farm Arch Rivalry game on September 4, 2010 at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis, Missouri. The Tigers defeated the Fighting Illini 23-13. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Twitter Reactions: NFL Hopeful Michael Sam Announces He’s Gay

Messages of support from celebs, teammates, NFL players and media members poured in for the Missouri All-American defensive end. But others wondered whether the league is prepared to welcome gay players.

02/10/2014

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

Mizzou’s Michael Sam Could Become NFL’s 1st Openly Gay Player

Tolerance is about to be tested in the National Football League. And Michael Sam hopes his ability is all that matters, not his sexual orientation.

02/10/2014

Michael Sam #52 of the University of Missouri Tigers looks to sack Nathan Scheelhaase #2 of the University of Illinois Fighting Illini during the State Farm Arch Rivalry game on September 4, 2010 at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis, Missouri. The Tigers defeated the Fighting Illini 23-13. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Michael Sam, Missouri All-American And NFL Hopeful, Announces He’s Gay

Sam could become the first openly gay player in the NFL. In interviews with ESPN, The New York Times and Outsports, the defensive end says he came out to his teammates and coaches in August.

02/09/2014

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Boomer & Carton: Should NFL Remove Pot From The Banned Substances List?

Antonio Cromartie’s comments raised a few eyebrows, specifically those of Boomer and Carton, who added their two cents on the controversial topic.

WFAN–02/06/2014

Peyton Manning (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Keidel: Peyton Personifies How We Label Athletes Too Quickly

After just a few seasons we find reasons to jam the eject button on an athlete. Manning went from G.O.A.T. to goat in just 60 minutes. And from winner to loser.

02/05/2014

Jermichael Finley #88 of the Green Bay Packers scores on a 10-yard touchdown reception during the first quarter against the Cleveland Browns at Lambeau Field on October 20, 2013 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Rolle Courts Free Agent-To-Be Finley For Giants’ Passing Attack

The Giants’ safety was honored at the Thurman Munson Awards Dinner at the Grand Hyatt in Manhattan on Tuesday and told reporters he watched Super Bowl XLVIII with Green Bay Packers tight end Jermichael Finley.

02/05/2014

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

CBS, NFL Announce Partnership For Thursday Night Football Broadcast

CBS is adding a new package to its already loaded NFL lineup next season. “NFL Network built Thursday into a night for NFL fans,” Commissioner Goodell said. “Our goal is to bring these games to more fans on broadcast television.”

02/05/2014

Jared Lorenzen #13 of the New York Giants looks to pass against the Carolina Panthers on August 11, 2007 at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

WATCH: Former Giants QB Lorenzen, Now 320 Pounds, Resurfaces In Indoor League

Six years after last playing in the NFL, the signal-caller is playing for the Northern Kentucky River Monsters of the Continental Indoor Football League, and he looks bigger than ever.

02/04/2014

Richie Incognito (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Report: Over 1,000 Incognito-Martin Text Messages Revealed

Many of the text messages are profane, while others are revealing. A good portion of the messages focus on the pair’s nightlife, womanizing and engaging in excessive alcohol use.

02/04/2014

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