(FootballStL.com) – ESPN issued an apology Wednesday following a report about Michael Sam's showering habits.
On Tuesday, An ESPN reporter brought up Sam and how he fit in with the Rams roster when she said:
Another Rams defensive player told me that “Sam is respecting our space” and that, from his perspective, he seems to think that Michael Sam is kind of waiting to take a shower, as not to make his teammates feel uncomfortable.
On Wednesday, the network released a statement saying, "ESPN regrets the manner in which we presented our report. Clearly on Tuesday we collectively failed to meet the standards we have set in reporting on LGBT-related topics in sports."
The report, seen below, attracted criticism from viewers and players alike. Chris Long tweeted his opinions shortly after the report aired.
Dear ESPN, Everyone but you is over it.— Chris Long (@JOEL9ONE) August 26, 2014
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