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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.

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.

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.

Twittersphere Slams ESPN Over Showering with Michael Sam Segment

SPORTS | By EDGE | Aug 27
Sports reporting hit a new low last week when reporter Josina Anderson took time out of a segment aired on ESPN about how Michael Sam is adjusting to life in the NFL to focus on how his teammates are handling being in the shower with a gay player.

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.

Ex-Football Player Comes Under Fire for Gay Conversion Therapy Tweets

SPORTS | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 23
Supporters of New Jersey's ban on gay conversion therapy are up in arms over anti-gay comments made by newly installed Giants Director of Player Development David Tyree.

LaBarbera: Michael Sam is a 'Bad Role Model,' Should Become an 'Ex-Gay'

NATIONAL | By Bobby McGuire | Jul 9
Hate group leader Peter LaBarbera once again lifted his voice to the chorus of anti-gay conservatives that include Bryan Fischer and the Texas GOP who are advocating harmful reparative therapy for openly gay NFL rookie, Michael Sam.

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.

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