How Did I Get HERE?

Play by Play Day by Day with Amy Lawrence

You may not believe this, but I never really wanted to be a talk show host. This wasn’t part of my grand plan. Looking back now, I couldn’t have dreamed up this journey if I tried. If I could have seen the road ahead of me, I would have been too overwhelmed to handle it anyway. Twenty years ago, I had zero designs on being a talk show host. Ten years ago, I wasn’t very good at it and only saw it as a means to an end. Five years ago, it felt like the walls were closing in and my options were drying up. So how in the world did I get HERE??

On January 1st, After Hours is moving! My CBS Sports Radio show will expand to five episodes a week, Sunday through Thursday nights (or Monday through Friday mornings on the East coast). Therein lies a huge…

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Oprah Winfrey’s Network Backs Down On Michael Sam Documentary

Focus On The Rainbow

micahel sam According to the Associated Press the planned documentary on Michael Sam has been postponed for now.

In a released statement Erik Logan, President of the OWN cable/SAT network said “After careful consideration and discussion with the St. Louis Rams, ‘The Untitled Michael Sam Project’ has been postponed, allowing Michael the best opportunity to achieve his dream of making the team.”

When I first heard about this project being put forth just days after Sam was selected in the NFL draft my reaction was “so typical of picking up on the flavor of the month to get ratings”.

Were Sam not openly gay and the first to be so in the NFL, this project wouldn’t have even been thought of. Sam should be looked upon for his merits as a football player not because he is a gay man.

If nothing else this decision will take pressure off of Sam and…

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