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ESPN actually spent 2 minutes discussing Michael Sam’s shower habits

Michael Sam, a seventh-round draft pick from Missouri, has sweated countless hours this summer as he fights to make the cut for the St. Louis Rams, which has been gradually winnowing down its rookie-filled roster to a final 53 players for the regular season. But the athletic performance of the first openly gay player to be drafted by a professional football team wasn’t what interested ESPN in its latest segment on the player. No, the network seemed much more concerned about perpetuating unfortunate stereotypes about gay athletes.
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ESPN actually spent 2 minutes discussing Michael Sam’s shower habits

Michael Sam, a seventh-round draft pick from Missouri, has sweated countless hours this summer as he fights to make the cut for the St. Louis Rams, which has been gradually winnowing down its rookie-filled roster to a final 53 players for the regular season. But the athletic performance of the first openly gay player to be drafted by a professional football team wasn’t what interested ESPN in its latest segment on the player. No, the network seemed much more concerned about perpetuating unfortunate stereotypes about gay athletes.

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