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ESPN Denounced NFL as 'Unworthy of Contemporary Society' If Sam Was Undrafted
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Posted on 05/13/2014 1:37:09 PM PDT by chessplayer

While Tuesday's Washington Post covered ESPN's elaborate planning to broadcast "a kiss that rocked the sports world" -- after openly gay Michael Sam was drafted, and they don't mean the later cake-shoving kiss that seemed a little scarier given Sam's size -- the debate over the kiss submerged the flagrant liberal editorializing that ESPN aired a few minutes before the Rams selected Sam with the 249th pick.

ESPN reporter Chris Connelly (formerly with MTV) uncorked pre-emptive anger, that if Sam went undrafted, the verdict of "history" (read: liberals) "will be derisive laughter, aimed at a league thus deemed by many to be unworthy of its place in contemporary society." Connelly attacked "tired old" prejudice and praised Sam for "weeding out the hopelessly hidebound" teams of the NFL.


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KEYWORDS: boycottdisney; espn; gaybullies; gaynewsrooms; lavendermafia; pinkjournalism; thoughtcrime; waltsrotatingcorpse
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ESPN openly admitting this had nothing to do whatsoever with athletic talent. They're saying that no matter how untalented he was to play at an NFL level, he had to be in the NFL anyway.
1 posted on 05/13/2014 1:37:09 PM PDT by chessplayer
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To: chessplayer

Well, it was obvious Sam was selected because he’s gay, not because he has any talent. Just think of all the other, better players who didn’t make it so this loser could be drafted.


2 posted on 05/13/2014 1:41:14 PM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: chessplayer

The “S” in ESPN stands for “sodomite” now.


3 posted on 05/13/2014 1:42:01 PM PDT by Dalberg-Acton
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To: chessplayer
Now we have affirmative action for homosexuals.

Isn't that special?

4 posted on 05/13/2014 1:42:10 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The more numerous the laws, the more corrupt the government." --Tacitus)
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To: chessplayer

ESPN=MSNBC


5 posted on 05/13/2014 1:42:25 PM PDT by RginTN
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To: chessplayer

Does everyone realize that drafted players don’t necessarily make the team coming out of training camp?

The activists pushing for a homosexual player are all happy right now, but, let’s see how camp goes. Suppose the Rams cut him before the season. It is not unusual for a last round drafted player to not make the team.

So, then, will the Rams be homophobic and all that, if Sam doesn’t make the team coming out of training camp? That will be the next event to watch by the politically correct crowd.


6 posted on 05/13/2014 1:42:41 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: chessplayer

Sam is smart or has some smart advisors.

He’s gone from an unknown player who at best was probably a UFA to a household name with Visa endorsement deal and currently the #2 selling NFL rookie jersey.


7 posted on 05/13/2014 1:43:44 PM PDT by nascarnation (Toxic Baraq Syndrome: hopefully infecting a Dem candidate near you)
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To: chessplayer

Well, the NFL is worthy of contemporary society. It’s not worthy of my God though. I try not to afflict my spirit with trash like the NFL.


9 posted on 05/13/2014 1:44:01 PM PDT by demshateGod (The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.)
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To: chessplayer

I had read rumors that the Rams were told they better sign Sam otherwise there would be hell to pay..he isn’t even talented, heck I probably have more football talent than he does, but he was chosen just because he is a fag and that is the ONLY reason


10 posted on 05/13/2014 1:45:19 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Dilbert San Diego

They can never cut him


11 posted on 05/13/2014 1:46:11 PM PDT by rocketmag
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To: chessplayer

Do you mean this old white dude (ESPN reporter Chris Connelly) with the Obama superior attitude problem is going to be the moral authority on 'contemporary society'?

12 posted on 05/13/2014 1:46:21 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: chessplayer

I used to watch sportcenter a lot. But then it got all goofy with the Stuart Scott speak, and they covered all kinds of crap I didn’t care about.

I started watching Mike & Mike in the mornings. Safe, simple, sports based, with no gotcha interviews.

Now, Mike & Mike is adhering to the agenda. If it’s gay, or racial in nature, they are going to talk about it until you want to throw up.

I watch Golf Central. I know, it’s owned by NBC, but when I tune in, it’s about golf 90% of the time.

To hell with ESPN.


13 posted on 05/13/2014 1:46:39 PM PDT by brownsfan (Behold, the power of government cheese.)
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To: chessplayer

The NFL already has every other kind of lowlife. There are certainly queers playing in it now.


14 posted on 05/13/2014 1:46:41 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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Before joining ESPN, Connelly worked for Rolling Stone Magazine, as a music critic. During the 1980s he also served as Special Music Correspondent for Good Morning America, which involved interviewing the music stars of the day. Next Connelly spent thirteen years at MTV (1988–2001). He hosted the pre-shows for the MTV Movie Awards and prior to that, The Big Picture, a weekly show with features and movie reviews. He was also an editor and reporter for Premiere magazine, eventually becoming Editor in Chief. After six months however, Connelly resigned in a dispute over journalistic integrity after the owner of the magazine reportedly asked that he quash a story that unfavorably portrayed a business associate.


15 posted on 05/13/2014 1:47:31 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: chessplayer

Yeah, if he was not drafted, the world would say in the future “Michael who?”.

ESPN is the MSNBC of sports.


16 posted on 05/13/2014 1:47:58 PM PDT by exit82 ("The Taliban is on the inside of the building" E. Nordstrom 10-10-12)
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To: chessplayer

the queer agenda is to destroy every aspect and institution of American life and culture.


17 posted on 05/13/2014 1:48:33 PM PDT by kingattax (America needs more real Americans.)
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To: chessplayer

Affirmafagative action.


18 posted on 05/13/2014 1:49:06 PM PDT by polymuser
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To: Dalberg-Acton

It is fitting that ESPN is almost a contraction of “Espanol”; the desperation with which they are trying to get Hispanics to eat up American football is pathetic. Whatever people think of soccer, I still have more respect for people that refuse to be bombarded with commercials; Hispanics will never settle for American football.


19 posted on 05/13/2014 1:49:11 PM PDT by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic warfare against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: chessplayer

Chris Connelly

@ChrisConnelly

ESPN reporter. E:60 round tabler. ABC News contributor. MTV News alum. Premiere magazine vet.

Overthehill&waydownunderneath

https://twitter.com/ChrisConnelly


20 posted on 05/13/2014 1:50:33 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: chessplayer

The ESPN crews seemed to get really, really aroused by Michael Sam’s face-sucking make-out session.

That’s all I need to know about ESPN. Bunch of creepy, degenerate perverts in charge over there. I wouldn’t let a single one of them near a child.


21 posted on 05/13/2014 1:51:06 PM PDT by greene66
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To: Dilbert San Diego
The activists pushing for a homosexual player are all happy right now, but, let’s see how camp goes. Suppose the Rams cut him before the season. It is not unusual for a last round drafted player to not make the team.

I think the Rams were either paid by the NFL to pick Sam, or possibly were spared some sanction they may have deserved if they'd agree to take him. Consequently, he won't be cut either under the same deal.

Of course this could just be conspiracy theory thinking on my part. That's the trouble with affirmative action hires. No one believes they'd have been hired for what they bring to the team.

22 posted on 05/13/2014 1:51:12 PM PDT by Sans-Culotte (Psalm 14:1 ~ The fool says in his heart, “There is no God.”)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

the queer script has Sam being named MVP this year.


24 posted on 05/13/2014 1:51:39 PM PDT by kingattax (America needs more real Americans.)
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To: chessplayer

ESPN Denounced NFL as ‘Unworthy of Contemporary Society’ If Sam Was Undrafted

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The NFL IS ‘Unworthy of Contemporary Society’. And has been for some time. And that fact has noting to do with Sam.


25 posted on 05/13/2014 1:52:28 PM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

No way they can cut him. They would be crucified endlessly in the media. They’re stuck with him.


26 posted on 05/13/2014 1:53:08 PM PDT by day10 (Integrity has no need of rules.)
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To: fatnotlazy
Bull-queer is so chiq these days.
28 posted on 05/13/2014 1:53:41 PM PDT by blackdog (There is no such thing as healing, only a balance between destructive and constructive forces.)
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To: F15Eagle

a muslim queer in the oval office. SMH


29 posted on 05/13/2014 1:53:56 PM PDT by kingattax (America needs more real Americans.)
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To: chessplayer

Are there really people out there who believe their life’s goal should be “to be worthy of contemporary society”?


30 posted on 05/13/2014 1:54:13 PM PDT by G Larry (Which of Obama's policies do you think I'd support if he were white?)
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To: Sarah Barracuda

Is it possible this whole thing was orchestrated?

There has been talk in recent years about what reactions we would see, if we saw openly gay players in major league sports.

And, we learned long after the fact, in the case of Branch Rickey and Jackie Robinson, that Rickey was looking for a Negro ballplayer to integrate major league baseball.

So, I’m thinking that, behind the scenes, the powers that be have been looking to find their first openly homosexual NFL player.

But we may not learn all of the details of how this came about, until years from now, when books are written, and movies made about this “historic” event.


31 posted on 05/13/2014 1:54:36 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: chessplayer

Geeze, at least Jackie Robinson could play ball.

Can you imagine if Jackie Robinson shoved a cake in someone’s face and gave them a big wet kiss? These people have no sense of the “history” they talk about.

What history will remember is what a bunch of self-absorbed jackass these jerks were.


32 posted on 05/13/2014 1:55:36 PM PDT by Fido969 (What's sad is most)
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To: kingattax
Do you really think anyone can leave your post alone?

"the queer script has Sam being named MVP this year".

MVP in five, four, three, two.........

33 posted on 05/13/2014 1:55:42 PM PDT by blackdog (There is no such thing as healing, only a balance between destructive and constructive forces.)
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To: BenLurkin

I used to be a sports nut but, thanks in part to this stuff but mostly to their sense of entitlement and arrogance, no longer. It’s even trickled down to college sports.
They can count on the members of their diverse audience to pay their bills.


34 posted on 05/13/2014 1:57:14 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: all armed conservatives)
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To: blackdog

you got it


35 posted on 05/13/2014 1:57:35 PM PDT by kingattax (America needs more real Americans.)
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To: chessplayer

“Good Morning America” correspondent Chris Connelly talked with horror novelist, turned religious fiction writer, Anne Rice on Thursday about how friends reacted to her becoming a “Jesus freak.” Though the interview was a friendly one, Connelly did ask, in a jovial tone, what it was like when friends said, “’Oh, my gosh. She’s out of her mind. Oh, no. Look, she’s become a ‘Jesus freak.’”

http://newsbusters.org/blogs/scott-whitlock/2008/03/06/abc-reporter-did-friends-mock-jesus-freak-anne-rice#ixzz31dD8tlgW


36 posted on 05/13/2014 1:58:06 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: exit82
True, they did hire Keith Olberdork twice.
37 posted on 05/13/2014 1:58:55 PM PDT by MacMattico
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To: fatnotlazy

Given that Sam was the 249th pick, there probably weren’t many better players that were passed over in favor of him. I suspect he probably wouldn’t have been picked at all if he preferred the company of women.


38 posted on 05/13/2014 1:59:21 PM PDT by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (I'm not anti-government, government's anti-me.)
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To: Sans-Culotte

“I think the Rams were either paid by the NFL to pick Sam, or possibly were spared some sanction they may have deserved if they’d agree to take him. Consequently, he won’t be cut either under the same deal.”

You could be right.

Roger Goodell has a brother who’s gay.


39 posted on 05/13/2014 1:59:24 PM PDT by Andy'smom
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To: chessplayer

I would gladly boycott ESPN, the NFL and the NBA... unfortunately I’ve already stopped watching them.


40 posted on 05/13/2014 1:59:31 PM PDT by aquila48
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To: chessplayer

It’s a liberal jock sniffer thang, you wouldn’t understand...


41 posted on 05/13/2014 1:59:42 PM PDT by EEGator
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To: chessplayer

In another age the fact he was drafted by the Rams would have been fodder for late night TV.


42 posted on 05/13/2014 1:59:56 PM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (Romans 1:22 Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools)
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To: chessplayer

What a bunch of histrionic dickweeds.


43 posted on 05/13/2014 2:00:33 PM PDT by WayneS (Don't blame me, I voted for Kodos.)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

Of course it was orchestrated..same thing happened with Jason Collins..Ive watched the NBA playoffs and not ONCE have I seen Jason Collins play..I haven’t even seen him at all, probably sitting his ass on the bench..he averaged 2 points a game before he “came out” he only came out because he wanted to be drafted by a winning team..he has been a bench warmer his ENTIRE career, no one has ever wanted him, but when he comes out as gay all of a sudden teams want him, for publicity..to show they are “tolerant” same thing with Michael Sam, he came out so that he could be on a winning team, to get publicity for himself and his homo agenda


45 posted on 05/13/2014 2:01:16 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: chessplayer

Contemporary?


46 posted on 05/13/2014 2:01:19 PM PDT by Altura Ct.
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To: chessplayer

I can now see why I never watch ESPN. It’s the girlyman channel for “openly gay” homosexuals.


47 posted on 05/13/2014 2:01:47 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Obama's smidgens are coming home to roost.)
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To: Sans-Culotte
Agree with that one. If any team wanted a safe harbor to sign Sam and avoid the in your your face circus they could have easily picked him up as a free agent. Word came down on high from somewhere.

In the old days Rush could have told us the inside story of this all but now he can't. Not that he's afraid for himself but any revelation would immediately make his source a target of revenge from the homoroids. I'm sure he knows the story.

48 posted on 05/13/2014 2:02:05 PM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult (Liberals make unrealistic demands on reality and reality doesn't oblige them.)
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To: brownsfan

“I watch Golf Central. I know, it’s owned by NBC, but when I tune in, it’s about golf 90% of the time.”

Golf is about the only thing I watch on TV anymore. I imagine it won’t be long that the first openly gay hacker will come out of the closet and ruin that too.


49 posted on 05/13/2014 2:04:24 PM PDT by aquila48
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To: chessplayer

Well when this mediocre player gets destroyed playing a real game against real men then what will they say?

Are they going to sue the player that takes him out?

Or will everyone be required totackle him nicely?

And if he gets AIDS are you going to let him play and bleed all over everyone?


50 posted on 05/13/2014 2:06:58 PM PDT by Mr. K (If you like your constitution, you can keep it...Period. PALIN/CRUZ 2016)
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