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tpt
05-13-2014, 08:43 PM
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/sports/football/stampeders-price-fined-for-inappropriate-twitter-comments-about-michael-sam/article18636890/


The Canadian Football League has fined Calgary Stampeders’ receiver Maurice Price for “making inappropriate negative comments on social media towards St. Louis Rams defensive end Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by the National Football League.

The amount of the fine was not made public Tuesday. CFL commissioner Mark Cohon issued a statement saying the league “will not tolerate discrimination of any kind. Whether its race, religion or sexual preference, our values are of acceptance and equality. We fully support openly gay athletes in our league, and in the sports community in general.”

The Stampeders fired off an angry response Monday chastising Price for his offensive Twitter comments.

Price wrote, “My faith won’t allow me to ACCEPT what took place over the weekend! Sorry, NOT sorry! #AdamandEve #NotAdamandAdam".

The Stampeders said they were “outraged” by the comments, calling them “repugnant and in no way reflect the organization’s views or values.”

Price, later contacted by the Calgary Sun, said he has nothing personal against Sam but added, was speaking about homosexuality in general. "As a Christian, obviously it’s not something I can condone or accept.”

Price insisted he was not homophobic.

The NFL fined and suspended Miami Dolphins’ defensive back Don Jones for tweeting “horrible” after Sam celebrated being chosen in the NFL draft by kissing his boyfriend.

Texans9980
05-13-2014, 08:49 PM
Micheal Sam is just laming up football for everyone

MasterQueef
05-13-2014, 08:51 PM
Why do people care so much about two men kissing? If it doesn't affect your life just ignore it.

Fenex
05-13-2014, 08:52 PM
CFL commissioner Mark Cohon issued a statement saying the league “will not tolerate discrimination of any kind. Whether its race, religion or sexual preference, our values are of acceptance and equality. We fully support openly gay athletes in our league, and in the sports community in general.”


Isn't this pretty hypocritical given that they're fining him for expressing his religious beliefs?

poonpounder311
05-13-2014, 08:56 PM
Isn't this pretty hypocritical given that they're fining him for expressing his religious beliefs?

Exactly

The dude didn't say he doesn't support Sam playing football, or that he hates Sam, he basically is just voicing his opinion that he doesn't agree with phaggotry. Why is that worthy of a fine?

TerellOwens
05-13-2014, 09:00 PM
Why do people care so much about two men kissing? If it doesn't affect your life just ignore it.

No one did until Michael Sam decided to make out and eat cupcake off his twink bf's face on live TV.

RogerSterling
05-13-2014, 09:01 PM
Exactly

The dude didn't say he doesn't support Sam playing football, or that he hates Sam, he basically is just voicing his opinion that he doesn't agree with phaggotry. Why is that worthy of a fine?

I don't agree with black people and white people getting taught in the same schools IS THAT WRONG OF ME!?

damn u sheeple just accept my opinion, if you don't then YOU ARE THE ONES being intolerant of ME

TerellOwens
05-13-2014, 09:19 PM
I don't agree with black people and white people getting taught in the same schools IS THAT WRONG OF ME!?

damn u sheeple just accept my opinion, if you don't then YOU ARE THE ONES being intolerant of ME

No one is claiming u can't have that view lol...