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  • Jason Collins Suggests Tony Dungy is Homophobic

    Jul 12, 15 by Ny MaGee Leave a comment

    *Tom Dungy declined to comment when offered an opportunity to respond to Jason Collins’ suggestion that he’s homophobic. Last summer, NBC analyst and former Indianapolis Colts coach Dungy said he would not have drafted Michael Sam, the first openly gay NFL draftee. “Not because I don’t believe Michael Sam should have a chance to play,” […]

  • ESPN’s Lisa Salters Reportedly Won’t Call DC’s NFL Team ‘Redskins’

    Sep 3, 14 by Qwest7 Leave a comment

    *ESPN “Monday Night Football” sideline reporter Lisa Salters has reportedly joined a growing list of journalist who will not refer to Washington, D.C.’s team as “Redskins,’ according to Sports Illustrated’s Richard Deitsch Those refusing to use the controversial nickname include Peter King of Sports Illustrated, CBS Sports’ Phil Simms, NBC’s Tony Dungy and the Washington […]

  • Michael Sam on Tony Dungy: ‘Thank God He Wasn’t Rams’ Coach’

    Jul 23, 14 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment

    *Former NFL coach Tony Dungy made headlines Monday when he told a Tampa newspaper he would not have drafted Michael Sam because of possible distractions associated with the NFL’s first openly gay player. Dungy did his best to clarify his comments after the predictable backlash ensued. And on Tuesday, the press swarmed Sam after the […]

  • Tony Dungy Clarifies Comments about Michael Sam

    Jul 22, 14 by EURPublisher01 2 Comments

    *Tony Dungy attempted Tuesday to clarify remarks he made regarding Michael Sam, saying the openly gay linebacker who was drafted by the St. Louis Rams “absolutely” deserves a chance to play in the NFL. The former Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Indianapolis Colts coach said he would be concerned only with the distraction that media coverage […]

  • Tony Dungy on Drafting Michael Sam: ‘I Wouldn’t Have Taken Him’

    Jul 21, 14 by EURPublisher01 6 Comments

    *Former Colts and Buccaneers head coach and current NBC analyst Tony Dungy says that if he were still an NFL head coach, he wouldn’t have drafted Michael Sam, who became the first openly gay player in league history when the Rams selected him in May. “I wouldn’t have taken him,’’ Dungy told the Tampa Tribune. […]

  • Tony Dungy Lands First Interview with Bullied Dolphins Lineman Jonathan Martin (Watch)

    Jan 29, 14 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *Miami Dolphins offensive lineman Jonathan Martin said in an interview with NBC’s Tony Dungy that he felt “trapped” after alleged repeated bullying by teammate Richie Incognito. “I’m a grown man. I’ve been in locker rooms,” Martin told Dungy. “One incident doesn’t bother me. It was the persistence. “I felt trapped, like I didn’t have a […]