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Fox News Wonders, "What If Ray Rice Had Punched a Gay?"

CRIME | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 12
A guest host on Fox News this Tuesday, September 9 used the discussion about player Ray Rice's indefinite suspension from the NFL for knocking his wife out cold to rant and rave about punishments for anti-gay hate crimes.

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.

The Waiting Game Begins for Michael Sam

NATIONAL | By Tim Reynolds | Aug 29
For Michael Sam, it's time for another waiting game, another chapter of waiting for the phone to ring and seeing what someone on the other end says about his future.

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.

Rams’ Michael Sam Feels Welcome in NFL

SPORTS | Jun 24
Though he’s no ordinary rookie, St. Louis Rams defensive end Michael Sam says he’s treated as such so far in the NFL.

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.

Michael Sam Saga Expected To Expand NFL Fan Base

NATIONAL | By David Crary | May 19
The milestone has made gay fans more enthusiastic and already is drawing newcomers into the fold. Many may become Rams fans or - like Guequierre - henceforth consider St. Louis "my second favorite team."

Anti-Gay DC Lobbyist: ’Don’t Use Your Visa To Buy A Michael Sam Jersey’

SPORTS | By Bobby McGuire | May 16
Jack Burkman, the self-proclaimed "powerful" DC lobbyist has launched a national boycott against Visa and the St. Louis Rams for hiring openly gay football player, Michael Sam.

Michael Sam Ready To Get Back To Football

SPORTS | May 14
The first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team was confident and engaged Tuesday as he was formally introduced by the St. Louis Rams, handling questions and scrutiny with aplomb well beyond that of a typical seventh-round pick.

Donald Trump Not Thrilled About Michael Sam Kissing His Boyfriend

CELEBRITIES | By Winnie McCroy | May 12
Real estate tycoon and comb-over queen Donald Trump says that the kiss between Michael Sam and his partner Vito Cammisano was "pretty out there."

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