Batten down the hatches.
Maybe Tony Dungy would have drafted Michael Sam.
Everyone who thought that Tony Dungy's statements about Michael Sam would be the last we'd have to hear about the NFL linebacker's private life can thank ESPN for reopening that door. Josina Anderson reported yesterday on how the NFL's first openly gay player was getting along with his new teammates...
On his Friday program, Keith Olbermann called on ESPN to "officially" ban the use of "Redskins." Citing Greg Gumbel, Tom Jackson, Peter King, Phil Simms, Mike Caray, Tony Dungy and others who have expressed concerns about using the team's...Show More Summary
Two notable NFL analysts and former Super Bowl champions say they're planning to a stand against the Washington Redskins' nickname by refusing to say it on the air. The controversy surrounding the nickname has taken on all forms, and for CBS lead analyst Phil Simms and NBC studio analyst Tony Dungy, their protest will be to avoid saying it. Show More Summary
There is no doubt that the NFL is in transition when it comes to gay rights. We have the first out player in history in Michael Sam who was drafted by the St. Louis Rams. We also have Tony Dungy, the former Indianapolis Colts head coach...Show More Summary
Who’da thunk it? A winning Super Bowl coach and Israel combine to teach Americans a lesson in how the media’s religion bigots operate. The coach, of course, is Tony Dungy, the now retired coach of the Indianapolis Colts, the team he led to the 2007 Super Bowl win over the Chicago Bears. And Israel? Israel is, thank God, still Israel. (Oops! Can I still say “God”?) read more
Tony Dungy comes off as hypocritical by saying he wouldn’t have drafted Michael Sam, the first openly gay active player in the NFL, even though five years ago Dungy was basically the post-prison agent for Michael Vick, the first convicted dog killer to play in the NFL.
In a piece over at the loony conservative rag WorldNetDaily, columnist Carl Jackson defended Tony Dungy’s remarks that Michael Sam would be a distraction for an NFL team, saying that Dungy “had the courage to say what everyone else thought...
Tony Dungy was the man who mentored Michael Vick after his release from prison on dog fighting charges, helping the quarterback get his life and career back on track. So many were surprised when the former Indianapolis Colts coach said he would not have drafted Michael Sam, the league’s first openly gay player, because of
MICHAEL ERIC DYSON IS A FRAUD. PERIOD To Be Clear: Tony Dungy Is NOT Above Criticism This Is Not An Attack On Michael Eric Dyson's Right To Free Speech This IS A Qualified Measure Of The FORCE OF INJURY Suffered By Black People On My...Show More Summary
Rams defensive end Michael Sam practices during the first day of NFL football training camp for rookies on Tue., July 22, 2014. Associated Press In a week with a Super Bowl, Wimbledon, or even Westminster Dog Show, what Tony Dungy had...Show More Summary
Earlier this week we mentioned NBC analyst Tony Dungy saying that drafting Michael Sam would have been a distraction, and we pointed out the hypocrisy in his reasoning given that Dungy was fine with the readmission of convicted criminal Michael...
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Tony Dungy was always more than a football coach. At least that’s what the football media told us. He has been portrayed as thoughtful, cerebral and pious. Not exactly the type central casting would send over to a producer in search of an NFL pregame show analyst.
On the July 23 edition of The Ed Show, host Ed Schultz and guest Michael Eric Dyson took turns attacking former NFL coach Tony Dungy for stating that he “wouldn’t want to deal” with the media attention that followed the drafting of Michael...Show More Summary
This morning on Fox & Friends, the three hosts were discussing the fallout from Tony Dungy's comments about Michael Sam being a distraction. Brian Kilmeade made the observation that it's not just about sexuality because, for one example, Michael Vick became such a huge distraction in the locker room when he got out of prison and returned to the game.
Jason Collins weighed in on Tony Dungy's remarks that Michael Sam would be a distraction for an NFL team. Said Collins on TakePart Live: "Personnel - coaches, owners - can look at my example in the NBA … and see...
NFL analyst Tony Dungy has taken some criticism for his expressed opinions about Michael Sam, but in a triple-play of meta-conservatism, Matt Walsh, Bristol Palin, and Sarah Palin have spoken in support, not only of Dungy’s right to his opinion, but of the opinion itself. Walsh started the run, Bristol picked up the ball, and
If Tony Dungy, who occasionally acts like the self-appointed conscience of American sports, doesn’t stop explaining what he meant about Michael Sam being a distraction and stop being this kind of public nuisance himself, he will eventually have to worry more about keeping his job on television than Sam earning his own job with the Rams.