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Cowboys Release Michael Sam From Practice Squad

SPORTS | Oct 22
The Dallas Cowboys have released Michael Sam from the practice squad, another setback as the NFL's first openly gay player tries to make an active roster during the regular season for the first time.

Hunky Gay Diver Says Footballers Should Come Out

CELEBRITIES | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 11
Tom Daley, the hunky gay Olympic diver who is hugged up with Dustin Lance Black, encouraged gay footballers (or is that soccer players?) to come out, saying they would be surprised by the support they would receive.

Sam's 2nd Chance Comes on Cowboy's Practice Squad

NATIONAL | By Schuyler Dixon | Sep 3
Michael Sam's second chance will be with the Dallas Cowboys. Coach Jason Garrett said Wednesday that the league's first openly gay player will be added to the practice roster.

Sam Clears Waivers, Meets with Fisher

NATIONAL | By R. B. Fallstrom | Aug 31
Michael Sam wasn't a good fit for the St. Louis Rams, but coach Jeff Fisher said there were no regrets, and no issues with him being the gay.

Exclusive Interview with NFL Star and Equality Ally Chris Kluwe

SPORTS | By Mike Halterman | Aug 23
Chris Kluwe catapulted to international recognition in 2012 when he used his voice for good. As a punter for the NFL's Minnesota Vikings, he had the chance to speak out for equality in a noble and rather colorful way.

Sun Devils Lineman Tells Magazine He's Gay

SPORTS | By John Marshall | Aug 14
Arizona State offensive lineman Edward Sarafin has told a local magazine he is gay, making him the first active Division I football player to come out.

Michael Sam Factor Prepares Rams for Sensitivity Session

SPORTS | By R.B. Fallstrom | Jul 30
To guard against another bullying scandal, NFL teams are holding sensitivity sessions during training camp.

Michael Sam Signs $2.65M Rookie Contract With St. Louis Rams

SPORTS | By Jason St. Amand | Jun 16
With last week’s signing of a four-year $2.65 million rookie contract with the St. Louis Rams, Michael Sam continued to make history as the first openly gay player signed to an NFL contract.

Picking Sam, Rams Welcome 1st Openly Gay Player

SPORTS | By Ralph D. Russo | May 11
Michael Sam waited and waited. Hours passed, rounds came and went, and eventually, there were only eight more picks left on the third and final day of the NFL draft.

2014 NFL Draft: Decision Day for Michael Sam

SPORTS | By Ralph D. Russo | May 10
Decision day has arrived for Michael Sam.

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