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Is the NFL ready for an openly gay player?
Is the NFL ready for an openly gay player?

On Sunday ESPN Outside the Lines interviewed SEC defensive player of the Year and All American lineman Michael Sam. Sam announced he was gay. Immediately the  blogosphere and social media erupted with support and or disgust. How would an pro sports locker room react though? I spoke with Former Illini Defensive star and NFL player Winston Taylor and former Illini kicker and current professional football player Pete Christofalakis about the culture in big sports locker rooms. Give it a listen…

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Candidate for Ward 4 alderman Scott McFarland

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Rodney Davis talks Syria bombing and first class flights and more

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Rays thoughts on the Best of Springfield voting

Ray shares his thoughts on people begging for Illinois Times Best of Springfield Voting on the FAT club. It is…