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Commentary: Sam unafraid to rise or fall on his terms

Posted: Sunday, May 11, 2014 6:26 pm

Missouri’s All-American defensive end Michael Sam claps during the Cotton Bowl trophy presentation at halftime of a college basketball game between Missouri and Tennessee in Columbia, Mo. Sam was selected in the seventh round, 249th overall, by the St. Louis Rams in the NFL draft Saturday. The Southeastern Conference defensive player of the year last season for Missouri came out as gay in media interviews this year. Associated Press file photo

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