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Oprah Winfrey Network postpones Michael
Sam documentary series to give him ´the
best opportunity to achieve his dream´

New York Daily News, by Thomas Tracy

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Posted By:SoCalGal, 5/17/2014 11:03:39 AM

Oprah has punted, for now, on a planned documentary series about openly gay NFL draftee Michael Sam. The Oprah Winfrey Network announced Friday it will postpone the untitled documentary, claiming it didn’t want to hurt the fledgling football star’s chances of making it onto the St. Louis Rams. The team drafted Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by the National Football League, last week in a ground-breaking moment for professional sports. Cameramen for the documentary would have followed the former University of Missouri defensive end as he tried to earn a spot on the squad. The show’s air date and the number of

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Emerson, 5/17/2014 11:17:32 AM     (No. 9852306)

Oprah and her people have picked up some of Obie´s and Mooch´s communications flacks. "...to achieve his dream..."

Bleah.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: mitzi, 5/17/2014 11:19:13 AM     (No. 9852311)

Maybe someone made her one of those offers you can´t refuse.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: GO3, 5/17/2014 11:41:35 AM     (No. 9852342)

Maybe someone figured out it wouldn´t be a good idea to see the guy get embarrassed at summer camp. As an earlier column said, he´ll likely be out in the first round of cuts. Don´t think they want the cameras around when that happens.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Crashnburn, 5/17/2014 11:50:04 AM     (No. 9852349)

I think I´m done with professional football. The Oprah Network was there to specifically record the ´kiss´. How many straight couples have been recorded kissing after being chosen in the first round, much less the seventh.

Its not so much a gay has been drafted; its that they are so much in our faces about it, all with the NFL´s approval.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: catfur27, 5/17/2014 12:10:30 PM     (No. 9852372)

...sounds like he enjoys having everyone behind him...??


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Reply 6 - Posted by: Mildred, 5/17/2014 12:20:15 PM     (No. 9852384)

Sure, that´s why she postponed it. She has become irrelevant and just needed to get back in the news again. Michael Sam really needs her, okay.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: tobias, 5/17/2014 12:34:33 PM     (No. 9852399)

yeah, riiiiight.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: blizzard, 5/17/2014 12:35:58 PM     (No. 9852402)

As a casual Rams fan, I hope they cut him. We don´t need the distraction, and we have better players ahead of him on the D-line already.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Momma Walton, 5/17/2014 12:40:19 PM     (No. 9852404)

Is this called the "Backup Plan". Either way he is "rewarded"!

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Udanja99, 5/17/2014 12:50:12 PM     (No. 9852418)

This couldn´t possibly have anything to do with that little non-disclosure problem, could it?

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Reply 11 - Posted by: pessimist, 5/17/2014 1:05:33 PM     (No. 9852434)

Gee, I´m confused. I thought his dream was to be lionized by Oprah as the bravest man in America.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: EAJ123, 5/17/2014 1:24:04 PM     (No. 9852459)

Yeah, right. The tubby growing uglier by the day one lies as well as Mooch and Jug-ears. Methinks she got a royal taste of the stuff surrounding Micahel Samwho rams his private life down our throats kissing and fondling his "husband/whatever" in front of millions except when he isn´t playing football...of course. Like she cares about his ability to achieve his dream. If anyone believes that rotting baloney have I got a nice house with a first level under water to sell at a bargain price.

Michael Sam is disgusting. He´s parleyed his homosexuality to to where he was drafted by an NFL team but isn´t happy that he didn´t go in the first round, first pick, and has already begun his surly ande noxious whining. It is my fondest wish that he gets all the backlash he deserves. I feel sorry for the Rams´ players who will have every report through the season introduced by or tempered by telling listeners that St. Louis is the first NFL team to draft a gay guy—a twinkie who is a "user" of the first order complete with cheap theatrics. But he overplayed his hand and now that it´s backfired on the big O she comes up with "achieve his dream" as the reason for postponing his docuseries. Sure, tubby. We believe you. What is his dream by the way?

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Italianlooks, 5/17/2014 1:44:07 PM     (No. 9852485)

Doub

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Smart11344, 5/17/2014 1:56:52 PM     (No. 9852494)

Anyone remember Hudson and Landry? They did a routine titled "Bruiser LaRue" back in the 60´s. Bruiser was quite gay.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QmW8y_a6Xb0

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 5/17/2014 2:04:03 PM     (No. 9852501)

Op-Rah...such a greasy, nasty minded person.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: BigGeorgeTX, 5/17/2014 6:20:03 PM     (No. 9852684)

They probably realized his journey to make the team will be a very short one.

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