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February 14, 2014 12:52 PM

Missouri may lack law, but NFL says teams must follow its non-discrimination policy

When NFL teams interview Missouri defensive end Michael Sam at the Scouting Combine next week in Indianapolis, they will not be allowed to ask him about his sexual orientation. While the state of Missouri lacks a non-discrimination law that applies to sexual orientation, the NFL says it strictly enforces internal rules regarding discrimination in the workplace.

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