Trending Today: Mascot walks bride down the aisle; Boy battling cancer only wants birthday cards

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) – Here's a look at what's trending on the web today!

Tony Dungy comments on Michael Sam

Former Super Bowl champion coach Tony Dungy is facing backlash after making a comment about Rams player Michael Sam.

The former coach told the Tampa Tribune that he would not have drafted Sam because he wouldn't want to deal with the attention he gets for being the first openly gay player in the NFL.

A pioneer himself, Dungy was the first African American head coach to win a Super Bowl, but since his comments, the social media backlash has been huge.

Dungy has not commented on the controversy since the interview was published.

Mascot walks bride down the aisle

The University of Miami added a little school spirit to one fan's big day.

Miami Hurricanes mascot Sebastian had the honor of walking a bride down the aisle. Friends arranged the surprise after the bride's father passed away and said she dreaded the wedding without him.

So,Sebastian stepped in and even made a jersey with her dad's nick-name on the back.

Boy battling cancer only wants birthday cards

A Massachusetts boy battling cancer turns six on Friday, and all he wants is a box full of birthday cards.

Doctors diagnosed Danny Nickerson with an inoperable brain tumor last October. He stopped going to kindergarten and he says it can get lonely sometimes, but Danny can recognize his name and is always happy when he gets something that has his name on it.

Sheriff swaps orange for black and white

Netflix's original series Orange is the New Black is nominated for 12 Emmy's, but one Michigan sheriff thinks orange is getting a little too popular.

The Saginaw County Sheriff is swapping the orange for jumpsuits with black and white stripes because he doesn't want inmates to think wearing the suits are "cool."

While many agree with the sheriff's decision, some feel like the new colors are demeaning for the inmates.

He says that if inmates don't like the clothes he gives them, then they shouldn't come back.


To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the
Conversation Guidelines and FAQs

Leave a Comment