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Posted: Wednesday, May 14, 2014 6:00 pm

Last week, as every American knows, was the National Football League (NFL) draft. Newspapers and the air waves were filled with the draft news, especially cities where there is a NFL team. Mizzou garnered considerable attention because of the Tigers’ talent players.

The player gaining the most publicity was Michael Sam, a defensive end, who was drafted almost last in the seventh round by the Rams. Players drafted that late usually don’t get that much attention except maybe in their hometowns and the college or university where they played. Sam announced that he was gay. To some people, that made him a hero and a darling of the media.

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