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Kent State Wrestler Suspended Indefinitely For Homophobic Michael Sam Tweets

Sam-WheelerJust one day after NFL draft prospect Michael Sam made us all proud by publicly coming out, Kent State wrestler Sam Wheeler took to Twitter to offer his poetic commentary.

“I can’t even watch Sports Center today cause all they are talking about is Marcus Smart [sic] or that fag from Mizzou…”, he tweeted, following up with this little gem later — “O geez I got all these fag boys mad at me now.”

Wheeler’s comments have landed him in hot water with school officials, earning him a suspension from competing. You have to wonder if he feels like it was worth it to get his uninspired hate speech into the Twitterverse.

His coach had this to say: “I was surprised and offended by what I read on Twitter. I have spoken to Sam personally, and while he is remorseful, he will be suspended indefinitely while we determine the best course of action moving forward.”

Can’t leg lock your way out of this one, Sam.

And we don’t need to make the obvious leap that that he protests too much. But if he ever did hook up with Michael Sam, he could be known as Sam Sam.

On:           Feb 11, 2014
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    • Fitz

      Get a rope

      Feb 11, 2014 at 4:58 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • the other Greg

      I thought all wrestlers were gay.

      Feb 11, 2014 at 5:01 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • babybabybaby


      Feb 11, 2014 at 5:04 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • BrianZ

      Ha! You can almost see the dumb leaking out from behind his eyes. But seriously … he’s remorseful? I’m going to go ahead and call bullsh!t on that and his coach being surprised. Dumb doesn’t happen overnight.

      Feb 11, 2014 at 5:11 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • NateOcean

      Trouble is, Wheeler’s body language betrays him for what he is: a hungry bottom.

      And a pretty aggressive one at that.

      The kind that you power-fuck all night and then, drenched in sweat after his eighth orgasm, as he falls asleep in your arms, the tears in his eyes say it all: he wants more.

      Feb 11, 2014 at 5:24 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Spike

      Please there is a wrestling move called checking the old, can’t get any gayer then that, not to mention the single layer singlets that leave nothing to the imagination.

      Most str8t wrestlers couldn’t give a shit cuz they know their sport is gay, this guy is a closet case hater.

      Feb 11, 2014 at 5:36 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • sportyguy1983

      This guy is an idiot, but just as idiotic as his tweets are people who always refer to these homophobes as being gay and closet cases. Grow up.

      Feb 11, 2014 at 5:40 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • litper

      Haha, a bit rich coming from a wrestler…

      Feb 11, 2014 at 5:40 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • litper

      Watch his videos on youtube, it’s almost gay porn.

      Feb 11, 2014 at 5:53 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Apparatus

      I feel like this is the only way to get the message across to bigots in sports. Punishment might be the only thing their primitive brains can understand. And it’s a clear way for the people in charge to not just say that they mean business but show that discrimination is unacceptable.

      Feb 11, 2014 at 5:56 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • tdx3fan

      It is interesting that every single time that Kent State makes national news it is because of something really wrong that occurred. The university has a track record of being on the wrong side of civil rights. At least no one was gunned down this time.

      Feb 11, 2014 at 6:10 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • B Damion

      This was a plea for attention. He was just fishing and ofcourse he knew someone would catch the bait. Hence,“O geez I got all these fag boys mad at me now.”

      Feb 11, 2014 at 6:52 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • rickhfx

      @Spike: its called checking the oil. sounds like fun.

      Feb 11, 2014 at 6:57 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • davincibarnette

      What an idiot!

      Feb 11, 2014 at 7:13 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Cagnazzo82

      Wrestling was almost kicked out of the olympics for being homoerotic.


      Feb 11, 2014 at 7:19 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • startenout

      He’s only remorseful that it got him suspended. He tweeted and then followed up with an equally homophobic tweet. He’s getting just the kind of buggering he deserves.

      Feb 11, 2014 at 7:30 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • litper

      @rickhfx: I got a boner just reading this story, so so gay

      Feb 11, 2014 at 7:38 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • litper

      @rickhfx: oops, sorry, didn’t check the guys ages, that was a hardcore jailbait

      Feb 11, 2014 at 7:39 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • boring

      You’d think kids these days would understand that you can’t run away from what you post on the Internet, and that it will always catch up with you.

      And I can’t believe I just unironically said “Kids these days.”

      Feb 11, 2014 at 7:40 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • pcolibri80

      he must feel like a real man now

      Feb 11, 2014 at 7:41 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • tjr101

      This is par for the course with a lot of young heterosexual jocks. They use homophobic slurs pretty often amongst themselves. This guy is only remorseful because of the suspension, he couldn’t careless what gays or anyone else thinks of him.

      Feb 11, 2014 at 8:15 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Respect4all

      @Fitz: What?!

      Feb 11, 2014 at 10:18 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Respect4all

      @sportyguy1983: Absolutely right. News flash guys. Most people are straight. Most homophobes are straight. Most homophobes are not closeted queers. And isn’t it hypocritical to “accuse” a homophobe of being gay. Why would any gay person consider that an insult?

      Feb 11, 2014 at 10:23 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Respect4all

      @tdx3fan: How many times has “something really wrong” happened at Kent State since 1970? 44 years is a long time.

      Feb 11, 2014 at 10:25 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Kangol

      Miss Wrestler Thing (aka closeted hom0phobic creep), you’re projecting.

      It’s clear you want Michael Sam to blow your back out. Clean up, put on that singlet, and give him a call. He might show you some mercy when it’s all over.

      Feb 11, 2014 at 11:13 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Patsy Stoned

      Wrestling? You mean, gay porn with super-snug singlets? Right, you go ahead and call out someone who doesn’t need the excuse of a sport to wrap his legs around another man.

      Oh, and child, please dip your face in a vat of proactive. If your face has more craters than the moon I shudder to think about the rest of your roided out body.

      Feb 11, 2014 at 11:52 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • litper

      @Respect4all: read “sportyguy” comments in other thread, he’s a homophobe, probably just another alias of the resident right-wing troll

      Feb 12, 2014 at 5:36 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • RobertJohns

      They should go back to the Greek style, naked with oil. I mean Greek yogurt is all the rage now, why not wrestling ?

      Feb 12, 2014 at 7:13 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Dakotahgeo

      @NateOcean: LOLOL… now THAT’S funny… AND… VERY possibly true. Thanks for my giggle with my morning coffee!

      Feb 12, 2014 at 9:08 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Respect4all

      @litper: I don’t know about that, but he sounds very reasonable and not at all homophobic here.

      Feb 12, 2014 at 12:50 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Respect4all

      @NateOcean: Why would you heap such praise, adoration and compliments on a homophobe?

      Feb 12, 2014 at 12:52 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • B Damion

      @everyone. Stop @ing everyone. God! the nasty bitching never stops on this blog.

      Feb 12, 2014 at 1:03 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Spike

      He definitely doesn’t do anything for the stereotype that wrestlers are just big lugs with no brains.

      Feb 12, 2014 at 4:23 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • BrokebackBob

      Classic closet case. Wrestling is an interesting sport for a guy to get into when he probably has a problem touching other men. Maybe not, associate the touch with violence and that might do the trick (no pun

      Feb 12, 2014 at 6:53 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • SteveDenver

      I’m sure he hopes the suspension ends soon so he can get back into his spandex onesie grappling with other guys on the mat.

      Feb 12, 2014 at 7:11 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Respect4all

      @Cagnazzo82: More like errorny. That wasn’t the reason.

      Feb 12, 2014 at 10:57 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • scoobydube

      I understand being “PC” and all BUT, there is this “PESKY” First Amendment right of “free speech”. At times we DO say “dumb” things but aren’t they guaranteed under the aforementioned amendment ?????

      Feb 13, 2014 at 8:34 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Respect4all

      @scoobydube: Yes, he has a “free speech” right to say whatever stupid, hateful things he wants to, and we have a “free speech” right to respond, correct, criticize and attack him verbally as long as we don’t make any threats. That’s how Free Speech works. And, by the way, free speech rights apply to government censorship; they don’t prevent a private institution from making its own policies and disciplining those who violate them. (e.g. you have a free speech right to publicly express your racism without legal repercussions, but your boss has the right to fire you for expressing it in your workplace)

      Feb 13, 2014 at 12:07 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • davincibarnette

      @Respect4all: Thank you! isn’t it amazing how many don’t seem to understand how that works ?!

      Feb 13, 2014 at 12:30 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • scrivo

      @tdx3fan: No, actually Kent State is the news for doing something right. They suspended this idiot.

      Feb 13, 2014 at 8:24 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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