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Michael Sam was the 249th NFL draft pick — that changed everything

Over the past four months, as Sam’s fortunes have swung from the giddiest highs to the most deflating lows, he has been freighted with inordinate expectations from all quarters. To satisfy his skeptics, he has had to clear an ever-expanding set of personal and professional hurdles: In effect, he has had to walk prouder, play harder, earn less, and allow himself to be fumbled around as the media’s football in a way unknown to the vast majority of his comparatively anonymous peers.

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outofficial:

Michael Sam was the 249th NFL draft pick — that changed everything

Over the past four months, as Sam’s fortunes have swung from the giddiest highs to the most deflating lows, he has been freighted with inordinate expectations from all quarters. To satisfy his skeptics, he has had to clear an ever-expanding set of personal and professional hurdles: In effect, he has had to walk prouder, play harder, earn less, and allow himself to be fumbled around as the media’s football in a way unknown to the vast majority of his comparatively anonymous peers.

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Fortune, August 1947
Illustration: Ben Shahn

Fortune, August 1947

Illustration: Ben Shahn

A tale of two newspaper front pages. A commentary on the World Cup, yesterday and today (“The Darkest Hour for a Nation”) via Brazil’s Metro. Thanks to Steve Anderson for the tip.

A tale of two newspaper front pages. A commentary on the World Cup, yesterday and today (“The Darkest Hour for a Nation”) via Brazil’s Metro. Thanks to Steve Anderson for the tip.

Fortune, July 1949
Illustration: Ben Shahn, art director: Will Burtin.

Fortune, July 1949

Illustration: Ben Shahn, art director: Will Burtin.

Interiors, May 1953
Illustration: Andy Warhol
Source: Print magazine

Interiors, May 1953

Illustration: Andy Warhol

Source: Print magazine

Modern Packaging magazine covers, late 1950s-early 60s. Cover design: Walter Allner.

Source: Monoscope

Travel poster for Middle East Airlines.

Travel poster for Middle East Airlines.

Uffici magazine, 1973
Source: Grafik

Uffici magazine, 1973

Source: Grafik