“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.”
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.
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.
Boomer and Craig provided an entertaining open to this Monday morning edition of the extravaganza, which was made pretty easy by all they had to talk about, beginning with NFL hopeful Michael Sam announcing that he is 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.
Forever high on hubris, the sport is pondering extra games, playoff teams, and new franchises, perhaps in London or Los Angeles. And it feels like all are in the name of profit, not principle.
McGaughey replaces Ben Kotwica, who left Rex Ryan’s coaching staff to take a similar position with the Washington Redskins. McGaughey helped lead LSU to the BCS national title game in 2011.
Antonio Cromartie’s comments raised a few eyebrows, specifically those of Boomer and Carton, who added their two cents on the controversial topic.
Over their last 17 games the Knicks have had a five-game winning streak, followed by a five-game losing streak, proceeded by four straight victories and now this current three-game slide. What does that all mean, you ask?
Outspoken Jets cornerback Antonio Cromartie says the NFL attempting to crack down on marijuana use by players is just a waste of time.
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.”
The Red Hot Chili Peppers decided long ago they were never going to mime a live performance. The band made an exception for the NFL, it turns out.
Should New York and New Jersey be given another chance? In my opinion, the answer is “absolutely.” And that’s is a far cry from how I felt when we were awarded Super Bowl XLVIII.
He is not just a Super Bowl-winning head coach. Tony Dungy is also a man of his word.
16 juveniles forced into prostitution — including some teens who had been reported missing by their families — were rescued by the FBI in a two-week operation leading up to the Super Bowl, the agency said Tuesday.