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October 24, 2014

What's the Probability That Michael Sam Was Cut Because He's Gay, Really?

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I've seen a little too much insistence this week, online and on social media, that Michael Sam's being cut from the Dallas Cowboys' practice squad had nothing to do with his being gay. It's a bit overwrought and defensive. A lot of fans seem to want to believe the NFL is not a homophobic institution.

What's the Probability That Michael Sam Was Cut Because He's Gay, Really?

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