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Celeb Tweets: Michael Sam Edition

Robbie Rogers ‏@robbierogers Congrats @MikeSamFootball & @STLouisRams! Also good luck @mPinoe & @jasoncollins34 tonight! #myheros ;)

Valerie Bertinelli ‏@Wolfiesmom Just saw tape of @MikeSamFootball finding out he’s going to @STLouisRams. So emotional. I may have to root for the #Rams now. #DraftDay2014

Jason Collins ‏@jasoncollins34 I’m getting ready for my game against the @MiamiHEAT, but I wanted to say congrats to @MikeSamFootball & @STLouisRams. Great pick. Good luck
Martina Navratilova ‏@Martina Go Rams for drafting Michael Sams- a wise pick:)
Mardy Fish ‏@MardyFish Congrats @MikeSamFootball !!! @AthleteAlly
Ben Cohen ‏@RugbyBenCohen Congrats to @michaelsamfootball for becoming first out LGBT player in NFL. We stand up with you!
Blake Skjellerup ‏@BlakeSkjellerup Congratulations Michael Sam. Breaking barriers. Playing sport. If he can, we can! @MikeSamFootball #SamFans
Dan Savage ‏@fakedansavage Gay guys who confirm the stereotypes, gay guys who shatter them – both exist, room for both, both can succeed! #MichaelSam #ConchitaWurst
Robin Roberts ‏@RobinRoberts #NFLDraft is over. Congrats to all who were drafted, realizing a dream, a special moment. Including historic moment for @MikeSamFootball.
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  1. Wow! Good for Michael Sam. Having played college ball in Missouri- it was logical for the St. Louis Rams to try and grab him in the draft picks.

    I’m in St. Louis. Here is hoping Mr. Sam will inspire the closeted members of our beloved St. Louis Cardinals baseball team and St. Louis Blues hockey team to “come out.” However, I won’t hold my breath. Oh, AND YES, there are gay/bi men on both “our” (St. Louis) baseball and hockey teams. And NO, I won’t divulge who they are.

    If St. Louis embraced Mr. Sam… maybe other professional athletes in St. Louis and elsewhere will be able to come out of the closet.

    Now… how do we get Sam to help us win a Super Bowl? It is time that our beautiful Mississippi riverfront city with the Gateway Arch in the skyline has another chance at the Super Bowl! Are you ready Michael Sam?

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