Benedictine College http://kcur.org en College Basketball Player Shares Excitement Over Michael Sam Coming Out http://kcur.org/post/college-basketball-player-shares-excitement-over-michael-sam-coming-out <p>Before his final football season at the University of Missouri, defensive lineman Michael Sam made the decision to privately tell his teammates that he is gay. On Sunday, Sam went public with it.&nbsp; And if he is selected in May’s NFL draft, Sam will be pro football’s first openly gay player. The first men’s college basketball player to openly declare he’s gay also plays nearby, but Jallen Messersmith took a slightly different approach.</p> Tue, 11 Feb 2014 15:48:46 +0000 Greg Echlin 51102 at http://kcur.org College Basketball Player Shares Excitement Over Michael Sam Coming Out Top Of The Morning News: Thursday, December 22, 2011 http://kcur.org/post/top-morning-news-thursday-december-22-2011 <p>A daily digest of the headlines from KCUR.</p> <p> * Missing Student Found, Not Abducted<br /> * KC Mayor Pushes For Control Of Schools<br /> * Benedictine Student Dies In Wintry Mix<br /> * EPA Sets New Standards For Power Plants</p> Thu, 22 Dec 2011 13:36:25 +0000 Maria Carter 9483 at http://kcur.org Top Of The Morning News: Thursday, December 22, 2011 Student Dies In First Wintry Mix Of Season http://kcur.org/post/student-dies-first-wintry-mix-season <p></p><p></p> Wed, 21 Dec 2011 22:42:50 +0000 Dan Verbeck 9453 at http://kcur.org Student Dies In First Wintry Mix Of Season