Marla Ridenour: Missouri’s Michael Sam shows his courage, will NFL owner follow?
By Marla Ridenour
Beacon Journal sports columnist
Published: February 10, 2014 - 06:54 PM
In this Sept. 2012 file photo, Missouri's Michael Sam (52) runs onto the field along with their teammates before the start of a game against Georgia in Columbia, Mo. Michael Sam hopes his ability is all that matters, not his sexual orientation. Missouri's All-America defensive end came out to the entire country Sunday night and could become the first openly gay player in America's most popular sport. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)