Steve Elkington rips Sam coverage

Updated: February 26, 2014, 10:17 AM ET
By Bob Harig | ESPN.com

Former PGA Championship winner Steve Elkington used Twitter on Tuesday to criticize ESPN's coverage of Michael Sam, ridiculing the network and the former Missouri defensive end who recently announced he is gay.

Elkington said the following in a tweet that has since been deleted:

"ESPN reporting Michael Sam is leading the handbag throw at NFL combine.... No one else expected to throw today"

Elkington, 51, earlier Tuesday criticized ESPN's coverage of Sam saying in another since-deleted ...

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