Michael Sam and the NFL controversy

Is the NFL ready for Michael Sam? Unlike a whole lot of sports that have started to accept gay athletes there is the NFL that is still struggling with this “manly man” foolishness.  Some players and GM have come out and said positive things saying that its good that he has come out and are looking forward to seeing him in the league and support him. Others have said it would be hard to deal with and have concerns about him watching them in the shower. A GM said that he might not even be drafted because he has come out.

NFL teams are concerned about how much attention this would bring to there respected franchises. They would rather have their star get all the attention then to have a gay player and cameras in there locker room practices everyday. Players such as Jonathan Vilma have said he feels it’s not right. Staying he’s afraid of gay players looking at him while he’s naked. His own father said it’s not right and he’s “old school” and is against it. 

I got news for you “old school” Prunes, Its 2014 and the world has changed. We have accepted the fact that people will love whom they want to love, be who they want to be. Who are we to stop anyone from being there self? Judging people because of their race or sexual preference is wrong. This is not an airborne disease that will affect anyone. So why is it such a problem?

Scouts and the media are now getting trying to justify his slipping in the draft projections by saying his sacks and better games were against bad teams when before no one was saying that and saying he is a good athlete. The media is focusing so much on the fact that he’s gay and not getting to the athlete side of him, which is making more people wonder what’s his true value.   

 Michael Sam came out to his team before the start of his last season At the University Of Missouri. And by the looks of things they were not affected by this at all. After a sack or a big play his teammates would shower him with love a bump him. So if Student Athletes are okay with this. Why aren’t grown men okay with it? I think this speaks to the level of maturity that younger student athletes have.

Which leads me to my conclusion, Let’s be honest these “old school” players and executives are almost all gone. “old school” players are now about to leave the game so your input is really Irrelevant.  Some of you are hanging around with little to give to mentor young players and hope they could lead you to something you could not do on your own and that is a Superbowl. So if Michael Sam can help you get there, why would you be against having him on your team?  America as a country is ready for you Michael Sam. The Big question is, if the NFL is Mature enough to overlook this “manly man” “old school” rubbish and wake up and realize that its 2014 and the world has changed.

What are your thoughts on this story, Love to hear from you guys! #cyrusreports 

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OKC Squad In The Early part of the season

The Oklahoma City Thunder has been through a lot in a short time. Elite guard Russell Westbrook went down with a knee injury which led to a earlier than expected exit from the western conference finals. Now instead of having him back and ready  to play he will miss the first 6-8 weeks of the season. They were ranked 6th in the NBA coming into the season and now face the biggest challenge ahead. All of a sudden it seems that they aren’t the favourites to win the west. Everyone has them behind the Clippers and Spurs. The Thunder did not make any big moves this summer as they still have there core group of players but lost Kevin Martin but have now place the role on Jeremy Lamb to step in and be that type of player. I think OKC will struggle at first but when Westbrook gets back I think that all of this will vanish as Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook will take the Thunder strait to the NBA finals.

starting 5

PG: Reggie Jackson (until Westbrook comes back)

SG: Sefo 

SF: Kevin Durant

PF: Serge Ibaka 

C: Kendrick Perkins

6th man: Jeremy Lamb 

Record: 50+ wins 

Seed: 1st in the west. 

What are your thoughts? how do you think OKC will do this season? Let me know your thoughts.

Miami will not be crowned champions this year

I have nothing against the Miami Heat but that match up against the spurs showed every weakness Miami has and only adding more problems with Michael Beasley and Greg Oden to your lineup. losing Mike Miller the only other player outside the the three on the bench that saves this team time and time again. this is the end of the road for Miami championship run. They made an effort to finally get a C  but it was Greg Oden, a player that has not played a even a Half of an NBA season yet he was originally drafted in 2008 and has been rigged with injuries such as back to back ACL Tears and then with all that time off he became over weight. Recently reports say that he is looking good . on a side note i am happy for Oden and getting back to the league. He has a  love for this game and was determined to get back to this league. But this does bring questions to everyone to see how Oden will play . the coaches have said he will have limited minutes to start and see how he does. The heat still have a chance to make it to the finals but I think with the Return of Derrick Rose to the Bull and a Indiana Pacers squad that forced them into  7 without Danny Granger Theres two teams that i think have a chance to upset the Heat. Lets remember that D Wade is getting older and his Stats continue to decline which means more pressure on Lebron James and Chris Bosh. 

With all of this said how do you think the Heat will do this year ? do you think that they can get pasted these teams and finish first? Let me know your thoughts. #cyrusreports

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Whats the hold up with Rob Gronkowski?

Gronk was cleared  to play against the Saints this pass week. But the day before, the doctors pulled him for injury precautionary measures. This makes absolutely no sense. Tom Brady said that he was “the best player in practise” and said it’s “killing him to not be out there.” Robs mom says he’s “Dying to play.” The Patriots better be careful before Rob builds up resentment for them. If he is the best in practise he says he’s ready to play, Whats the hold up ? What are your thoughts? do you think he will suit up for the next game ? #cyrusreports