TheSportingSnarf
Snarf (snärf): A humorous occurrence and/or person, specifically one relating to the world of sport

Detroit Lions Step UP

“As an organization and football team, the Detroit Lions place the highest priority on inclusiveness and diversity,” team president Tom Lewand said Monday in a statement released by the team. “We applaud Michael Sam for his courage and proactive approach, and we will evaluate him, like every player, based solely on his ability to help the Lions win football games.”

via Detroit Lions will evaluate openly gay Michael Sam ‘solely’ on his ability to win football games | MLive.com.

I am very proud of the Lions! This is great to hear. The NFL issued a nice statement, too:

The NFL publicly supported Sam shortly after his story went public Sunday.

“We admire Michael Sam’s honesty and courage,” the league said in a statement. “Michael is a football player. Any player with ability and determination can succeed in the NFL. We look forward to welcoming and supporting Michael Sam in 2014.”

Similar posts
  • Ruining the Super Bowl I hope Atlanta, the NFL, and everyone who watched understands what we just did. Instead of remembering a beatdown of NE, Lady Gaga’s electric halftime performance (the best of all-time with a nod to Prince), and all the festivities, we get to watch a team of Trump supporters parade around for an entire year. The [...]
  • Evil Strikes Back This is what you get, America: you fuck up everything good. You sit back on your fat fucking ass and you gargle horse shit food and advertising down until you’re unable to distinguish team from team. This is tragically fitting. We got LUCKY in 2016: Peyton & Denver; LeBron > the Warriors; the Cubs comeback. [...]
  • How Does It Feel? Dear Green Bay, You talked a lot of shit. A LOT of fucking SHIT. I want you to know, from the bottom of my Lions heart, how happy it made me and every non-Packers fan to see you collapse on the biggest stage possible. Enjoy the Super Bowl with the rest of us, ya shmucks. [...]
  • SUCK IT, GREEN BAY! [...]
  • Devastation Island No big deal… just fuck our Detroit/Michigan lives! Incredible job, referees! Kudos for organizing your strategic effort to cheat so precisely. 4th & goal? Perfect timing! Deep ball – why not?! Look, Cheate Carrol and fellow Cheathawks: I have 0 respect for you. Down 10-6 entering the final quarter, the NFL was too afraid we’d [...]

1 Comment

  1. oldschool oldschool
    February 11, 2014    

    …………………………….. home is acceptance………….so lets give him a home Lions!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Snarfalendar

February 2014
S M T W T F S
« Jan   Mar »
 1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
232425262728  

Archives

Copyright © 2011 - 2017 TheSportingSnarf. All Rights Reserved. Created by Blog Copyright.