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OWN: OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK ANNOUNCES NEW ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARY SERIES FEATURING HISTORY-MAKING NFL PLAYER MICHAEL SAM

May 16, 2014 Leave a comment

OWN: OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK ANNOUNCES NEW ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARY SERIES FEATURING HISTORY-MAKING NFL PLAYER MICHAEL SAM

 

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Michael Sam

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Los Angeles – OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced today a new multi-part documentary series following the life of Michael Sam, who made history when he became the first openly gay football player drafted into the NFL by the St. Louis Rams.  OWN partners with Emmy-winning producer Craig Piligian’s Pilgrim Studios and Emmy-nominated filmmaker Amy Rice (“Lindsay,” “By The People: The Election of Barack Obama”) to produce “The Untitled Michael Sam Project” (working title) which spotlights the former University of Missouri football player and his historic journey as he prepares to enter the biggest professional sports league in America.

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NFL Suspends Saints Coach Sean Payton for a Year For Lying and Covering Up Bounty System

March 22, 2012 1 comment

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By NICK CHILES

In a swift and surprisingly hard-hitting move, the NFL yesterday suspended New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton for a year for lying and covering up the “bounty” system used by his coaches to financially reward players for purposely injuring players on opposing teams. The coach who implemented the bounty, former Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams, has been suspended by the league indefinitely, while the Saints general manager Mickey Loomis has been suspended eight games, with a $500,000 fine. Read more…

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