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Shirley Phelps-Roper and other members of the Westboro Baptist Church picket in front of the Mizzou Athletic Training Complex on Saturday, February 15, 2014. The church protested after football player Michael Sam, an All-American defensive lineman for the University of Missouri and the Associated Press' SEC Defensive Player of the Year, announced that he was gay. Sam could possibly become the first openly gay player in the history of the NFL. Photo by Shane Epping