Michael Sam was dropped by the NFL because ‘no one wants the distraction’, claims Buffalo Bills star as gay football player tweets upbeat message

  • Michael Sam, 24, was the first openly gay athlete drafted into the NFL 
  • He was cut by the St. Louis Rams on Saturday as the team trimmed its roster ahead of the start of the 2014 season
  • No other team took their opportunity to pick him up and he appears not to be joining any practice squad
  • ESPN aired a live celebratory kiss between Sam and his boyfriend, Vito Cammisano, when he was drafted in May 

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Djokovic tops Kohlschreiber, reaches US Open QFs

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Calif. HS Ditches ‘Fighting Arab’ Mascot, Genie Companion

After Foley Beheading, Qatar working to free more U.S. hostages in Syria

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Prof Loses Job Offer Over Israel Hate Tweets. Media Howls About ‘Academic Freedom’

Abject hatred is suddenly a scholarly virtue.

Editor’s note: This article contains offensive language.

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‘He wasn’t in danger and wasn’t neglected’: Brother of cancer boy Ashya slams parents’ arrest as they head to court for extradition hearing

  • Hampshire Constabulary confirmed Ashya has been found alive in Spain
  • Father Brett King recorded a video explaining why they had gone on the run
  • Urged police to stop the ‘ridiculous chase’ and asked to be ‘left in peace’
  • Said the NHS had not been able to give the treatment they wanted for son
  • The boy was rushed to hospital in Malaga for urgent attention
  • Parents have been held in police custody after being found in their car
  • Couple’s six other children staying in nearby hostel with eldest son Naveed
  • Boy was taken from hospital in Southampton by his parents on Thursday

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Obama promoting economic gains as elections near

Newslinks for Monday 1st September 2014

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Grassroots vision for conservatism in the ConservativeHome manifesto

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Denmark’s Bestiality Brothels?!

Bestiality and prostitution are legal in Denmark. And not just separately.

A regular correspondent with a longstanding interest in the region stumbled upon this story from 2008 and passed it along.

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Obama, Outed: If Only

Just resign already. Go. Be gone. Vamoose. Get out of our lives. More important: Stop endangering all of us with your self-indulgent vacations and self-absorbed dithering, along with unconstitutional domestic power plays while the whole world burns.

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