As training camps begin, perhaps the most watched man in the NFL isn't in Cleveland. He's not in Seattle or Green Bay. Or Dallas or New York. That man is in St. Louis, and his name is Michael Sam. Sam is a pioneer, the first openly gay player the NFL has ever had, but now, as camp begins, his task is more complicated than being a symbol of progress. Show More Summary
This is the last week of the offseason for St. Louis Rams players, as training camp opens on July 25. The news will kick into high gear following the start of camp, and we'll finally get a chance to see some of the position battles play out. Show More Summary
Former football head coach and now-NBC analyst Tony Dungy told the Tampa Bay Tribune that he wouldn't have picked Michael Sam, who's the first openly gay college player to be drafted, because of all the media scrutiny and the homophobes...Show More Summary
Jo-Lonn Dunbar, of the St. Louis Rams, and Donte Green, an NBA free agent, were arrested in Miami following a fight outside a nightclub in which police had to use a Taser to subdue one of them, authorities say
Former Missouri linebacker, SEC Defensive Player of the Year and the NFL’s first openly-gay player, Michael Sam is currently attending his first day of training camp, in hopes of securing a place on the ST. Louis Ram’s roster. Sam made history this year when he was drafted in the seventh round by St. Louis, but it seems that his sexuality is still a subject of conversation.
From the July 21 edition of Premiere Radio Networks' The Rush Limbaugh Show: Previously: Rush On Gay NFL Prospect Michael Sam: Heterosexuals "Are Under Assault By The 2 - 5 Percent That Are Homosexual" Rush: If A Gay Player Can Be "In An NFL Locker Room... Show More Summary
INDIANAPOLIS -- Former Indianapolis Colts coach Tony Dungy said he would not have selected University of Missouri defensive lineman Michael Sam if he was still coaching. Sam, who is gay, was selected by the St. Louis Rams in the seventh round of the May draft. "I wouldn't have taken him," Dungy told the Tampa Tribune. Show More Summary
St. Louis Rams linebacker Jo-Lonn Dunbar and NBA free agent Donte Greene brought their talents to South Beach--their barroom-brawler talents. Their meanderings into impromptu, amateur mixed-martial arts landed them both in jail, charged with battery and disorderly conduct. Show More Summary
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Becoming one with the bullpen requires an act of trust and respect. You can’t just walk into the pit and expect to find a home—that sense of family is earned, and the St. Louis Cardinals bullpen have a specific test for incoming initiates. Andrew...Show More Summary
When Michael Sam was chosen by the St. Louis Rams, the consensus was that the first openly gay player taken in the NFL draft had landed in the right place at the right time. Scratch that part about the right time. One former NFL coach says he would not have chosen Sam, the SEC’s co-defensive […]
Set All Afire by Louis de WohlMy rating: 4 of 5 starsThis is a historical fiction account of St. Francis Xavier who, inspired by Ignatius of Loyola to "set all afire", took the faith to India and Japan. I really enjoyed this quick moving book with accurate depictions of past societies and attitudes. Show More Summary
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"I know I did the right thing in my heart, and whatever happens, happens," the first openly gay NFL player said of coming out and joining the St. Louis Rams. read more
Los Angeles Dodgers All-Star Hanley Ramirez suffered yet another injury Sunday against the St. Louis Cardinals. Ramirez was hit by a pitch on his right hand, forcing him to leave the game at Busch Stadium. The Dodgers' official Twitter...Show More Summary
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Yasiel Puig isn't in the starting lineup for the Los Angeles Dodgers in their series finale against the St. Louis Cardinals, a day after getting hit in the hand with a pitch. Los Angeles unveiled its lineup for Sunday's game, and absent...Show More Summary
For the second consecutive season, St. Louis Rams linebacker Jo-Lonn Dunbar has made headlines for the wrong reasons near the start of training camp. Reports from the Associated Press indicate that Dunbar was involved in a fight outside a Miami nightclub early Sunday morning. Show More Summary
St. Louis Rams linebacker Jo-Lonn Dunbar was arrested Sunday morning after being charged with battery and disorderly conduct, per CBS Miami. Most of the details surrounding the incident are unknown at the time of writing. All that'sShow More Summary