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NBC Evening News for Monday, Feb 10, 2014
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(Sochi: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(New York: Kate Snow) The revelation from college football player Michael Sam, an NFL prospect, that he is gay examined; Tweets from President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama and statement from the NFL quoted; scenes shown of his name written in the snow at the University of Missouri. [SAM – comments on the support of his teammates.] [“Sports Illustrated” Jon WERTHEIM†- notes Sam’s NFL stock has dropped and he may not get drafted.] [Former player Chris KLUWE††- comments on the NFL’s use of the word “distraction.”] [Aunt Geraldine SAM†- says Michael has gone through a lot of adversity in his life.]

Reporter(s):
Williams, Brian;
Snow, Kate
Duration:
00:02:50

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