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5 Biggest NFL Training Camp Storylines

With NFL training camp underway, let’s look at the biggest storylines to watch for in camp the next month.

07/28/2014

BEREA, OH - MAY 17: Cleveland Browns draft pick Johnny Manziel #2 throws during the Cleveland Browns rookie minicamp on May 17, 2014 at the Browns training facility in Berea, Ohio.

6 NFL Rookies Already In The Spotlight

NFL training camps start this week. And these rookies may be already feeling the pressure.

07/22/2014

NFL player Michael Sam accepts the Arthur Ashe Courage Award onstage during the 2014 ESPYS at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on July 16, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

5 Best Speeches in ESPYS History

Although the ESPYS has its fair share of critics, the sports awards show has provided some memorable speeches over its 20-plus years.

07/17/2014

St. Louis Rams draft pick Michael Sam addresses the media during a press conference at Rams Park on May 13, 2014 in Earth City, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Lavar Arrington on Michael Sam: ‘Just Say You Want to be a Celebrity!’ (Video)

Former Redskin Lavar Arrington was very impassioned about Michael Sam’s plans to film a documentary of his path to the NFL, saying “Just say you want to be a celebrity!” while adding he likely won’t make the Rams final roster.

05/16/2014

St. Louis Rams draft pick Michael Sam addresses the media during a press conference at Rams Park on May 13, 2014 in Earth City, Missouri. (credit: Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Keidel: Rams Risk Getting Smeared Should They Cut Michael Sam

Michael Sam’s magic moment has left America divided, making the masses uncomfortable for many reasons, though much of it has nothing to do with Michael Sam.

05/16/2014

Michael Sam speaks to the media during an introductory press conference at the St. Louis Rams training facility. (credit: Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Oprah’s Network Plans Series on NFL’s Michael Sam

The Oprah Winfrey Network says it plans to produce a documentary series following the life of Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team.

05/14/2014

Michael Sam speaks to the media during an introductory press conference at the St. Louis Rams training facility. (credit: Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Michael Sam Understands He’s Kind Of A Big Deal Right Now

The overflow crowd at Rams Park did not intimidate Michael Sam. He seemed almost eager for the attention and scrutiny.

05/14/2014

Michael Sam became the first openly gay man drafted by an NFL team. (credit: Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Michael Sam Kissing Boyfriend Not Too Risque For TV

When Michael Sam celebrated being drafted by kissing his boyfriend, it made real and physical that an openly gay athlete had taken an unprecedented step toward an NFL career.

05/12/2014

2014 NFL Combine

Obama Congratulates First Openly Gay NFL Draftee

President Barack Obama sends his congratulations to Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team.

05/11/2014

Former Missouri defensive lineman Michael Sam runs the 40-yard dash during the 2014 NFL Combine. Sam is expected to become the first openly gay player in the history of the NFL. (credit: Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Here’s the Draft of the Bill Proposing to Prohibit Gay NFL Players

Here’s the text from the bill supposedly to be introduced to Congress, which if passed, would prohibit players from being openly gay in the NFL.

02/27/2014

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