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Michael Sam wins Arthur Ashe Courage Award

Michael Sam has been selected the winner of the Arthur Ashe Courage Award.

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Michael Sam saga apt to expand NFL’s gay fan base

Years before Michael Sam was born, gay-rights activists Kate Kendell and Paul Guequierre were already die-hard National Football League fans.

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Rams’ Michael Sam calls rookie life ‘positive’

On Tuesday, the St. Louis Rams' defensive end and the league's first openly gay active player was just another rookie…

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NFL teams hold sensitivity sessions during training camp

To guard against another bullying scandal, NFL teams are holding sensitivity sessions during training camp.

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Cowboys release Michael Sam from practice squad

Michael Sam will have to wait for a third team to give the NFL's first openly gay player a chance…

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Michael Sam reconnects with estranged dad after 18 months

When football player Michael Sam came out as gay in February of last year, he gained support and encouragement from…

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Out of the Closet and on the Gridiron: A Short History of Gay Figures in Professional Football

As Houston prepares to host Super Bowl LI, we look to the progress that has been made in transforming the…

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Commentary: Athletes in a Bubble?

As the season drew to a close, some NFL players not only weren’t speaking out on the issues—they didn’t seem…

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