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Michael Sam, college football star and top NFL prospect, says he’s gay

Michael Sam, an All-American defensive lineman from the University of Missouri, publicly revealed that he's gay Sunday, creating the possibility…

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NBA executive can relate to Michael Sam

Golden State Warriors President Rick Welts is one of the few people who knows what NFL draft prospect Michael Sam…

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CFL players fined for posts about Michael Sam

The Canadian Football League fined two players Tuesday for making inappropriate comments about openly gay football player Michael Sam.

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Confident Sam wishes focus could stay on football

"If someone wants to call me a name, I'll have a conversation with that guy and hopefully it won't lead…

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Hall of Famers believe gay player will be accepted

Michael Sam's lifestyle will soon become secondary to his skills.

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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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Dolphins DB Jones draws rebuke for tweet about Sam

A negative one-word tweet from Miami Dolphins safety Don Jones about the drafting of Michael Sam has drawn a rebuke…

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Obama congratulates first openly gay NFL draftee

President Barack Obama sends his congratulations to Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team.

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Former Ole Miss guard critical of Sam TV coverage

Former Mississippi basketball player Marshall Henderson says ESPN's coverage of Michael Sam becoming the first openly gay player drafted by…

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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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