I know it's always depressing to read too much on Twitter when any big event happens, since the site has a fair number of racists, sexists, homophobes and all-around idiots. But I assumed Michael Sam getting an ESPY for coming out as an openly gay NFL draftee would be different. Wrong.

Below is just a sampling of some of the less-than-glowing praise for Sam getting the award. I realize many of these people have almost no followers but I did want to publicly shame them nonetheless.

— Christian Blackwell (@Jc_Blackwell2) July 17, 2014charset="utf-8">// -->

I will end on 2 final notes of sanity from these tweeters to get the
bad taste out of my mouth: