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Michael Sam Talks Childhood And Coming Out

Michael Sam may have been the first openly gay athlete to be drafted into the NFL, but he recently told GQ magazine that he wasn’t always as open about his sexuality, but knew he could either come out on his own or wait for his secret to get out. “People think the word didn’t get out. It did. Or it …

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Michael Sam On GQ’s Men of the Year List

Michael Sam may never take the field in a game as a player in the National Football League. However, that doesn’t mean that he is going unnoticed. GQ magazine released a sneak peek of its 2014 Men (and Women) of the Year, and Sam will be on one of the six different covers. After finishing college at the University of …

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Dallas Cowboys: Jerry Jones Believes in Michael Sam

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has faith in Michael Sam. However, he also contends that the defensive end has a long way to go to make it in the NFL. Sam played well for the St. Louis Rams in the pre-season, however, the organization released the seventh-round pick on Saturday when the squad pared-down their roster to the 53-man limit. …

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Robin Roberts Launches Rock’n Robin Productions

Good Morning America’s Robin Roberts, 53, announced the launch of her new production company on Wednesday. According to an ABC News press release, Rock’n Robin Productions will include news-driven documentaries, a digital series for espnW, two reality show pilots and a Thanksgiving special for ABC. And no, Roberts will not be leaving GMA but will continue to co-anchor the morning …

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Dallas Cowboys Sign Michael Sam To Practice Squad

The Dallas Cowboys have signed Michael Sam to their practice squad, ESPN reported Wednesday, after Sam, who is seeking to become the first openly gay player to play in the NFL, passed a physical sometime Wednesday. Cowboys coach Jason Garrett said that signing Sam is “a good move for our football team right now.” “We’re bringing a player in we …

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Westboro Baptist Church Targets Openly Gay NFL Player Michael Sam

Michael Sam, the first openly gay player to be drafted into the National Football League (NFL), is now the target of the Westboro Baptist Church’s ridicule after he was cut from the St. Louis Rams. The notorious hate group announced that they had made and posted a Beatles song parody directed at Sam. Westboro Baptist Church recently announced the re-emergence …

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Westboro Baptist Records Beatles Song Parody About Michael Sam

The Intelligentsia wing of the Westboro Baptist Church has been recruiting help from the Fine Arts wing lately. And the topic that brought the band back together was Michael Sam. Michael Sam’s post-college football career has been playing out on national news for months. He was touted as one of the first college football players to come out as gay. …

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Gay Player Drafted: Michael Sam is Cut From Rams

Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted in the NFL, was released by the St. Louis Rams in their last round of cuts. Rams coach Jeff Fisher announced that Sam was waived during a press conference on Saturday. Michael Sam was a defensive end for the Missouri Tigers and was named the Co-SEC Defensive Player of the Year in …

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Miami Dolphins Player Don Jones Suspended After Tweets About Michael Sam

Miami Dolphins safety Don Jones was suspended after posting negative tweets regarding Michael Sam being drafted. Jones posted the comments on Saturday shortly after Sam, who is the first openly gay player to be taken in the NFL Draft, was selected by the St. Louis Rams. Sam was the 249th player to be selected in the NFL Draft. ESPN videoed …

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Michael Sam Becomes First Openly Gay Player to be Drafted, Gets Congratulations from Obama

Former Missouri Tigers defensive end Michael Sam became the first openly gay player to be drafted after being taken in the NFL Draft on Saturday. Sam was drafted by the St. Louis Rams in the seventh round. Michael Sam came out back in February, and since then, many people have wondered how that would affect his draft stock. The co-defensive …

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Ellen DeGeneres No. 1 On Out Magazine’s Power List

It’s becoming pretty obvious that 2014 is the year of Ellen DeGeneres. First she does a spectacular job of hosting the Oscars, then she takes a selfie that broke records and almost shut down Twitter for a while, and now she is topping Out magazine’s 2014 Power List. For the eighth year Out magazine has released their rankings of the …

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Derrick Gordon Comes Out as D-1’s First Gay Athlete

After transferring to the University of Massachusetts from Western Kentucky University to be closer to his family, UMass basketball guard Derrick Gordon still found himself alone and unhappy. “There were a few occasions where he’d roll off by himself rather than with the rest of his teammates or he’d leave the Mullins Center looking like something was on his mind. …

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