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What's the Probability That Michael Sam Was Cut Because He's Gay, Really?

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

I've seen a little too much insistence this week, online and on social media, that Michael Sam's being cut from the Dallas Cowboys' practice squad had nothing to do with his being gay. It's a bit overwrought and defensive. A lot of fans seem to want to believe the NFL is not a homophobic institution.

Michael Sam Fails To Make St. Louis Rams' Practice Squad

Reuters | Posted 09.01.2014 | Sports

Sept 1 (Reuters) - Defensive end Michael Sam's bid to become the first openly gay player in the National Football League (NFL) looked even more remote...

Jon Stewart Tackles Michael Sam Showergate

The Huffington Post | Thomas McKenna | Posted 08.28.2014 | Sports

Jon Stewart took ESPN to task over its awkward coverage of Rams rookie Michael Sam's shower habits on "The Daily Show." After showing a clip of ES...

Everything Works Out After Twitter User's Michael Sam Bet Backfires

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 08.26.2014 | Sports

One man on Twitter bet everyone on Earth that St. Louis Rams rookie Michael Sam wouldn't sack Cleveland's Johnny Manziel, and then flash the former He...

Former NFL Coach Says He Wouldn't Have Drafted Michael Sam

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 07.22.2014 | Sports

Former NFL coach Tony Dungy has a Super Bowl ring on his finger, but he wouldn't want Michael Sam, the NFL's first openly gay player, on his team. ...

NFL's Michael Sam Should Seek Out 'Ex-Gay' Therapy, According To This Pundit

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

The NFL's Michael Sam graces the cover of August's Out magazine with an intimate interview and sexy photo spread, but one of the nation's most infamou...

Michael Sam Signs Historic NFL Contract

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 06.14.2014 | Sports

Michael Sam has taken another historic step toward realizing his dream of playing in the NFL. The first openly gay player ever to be selected in the N...

'It's Possible But Not Probable'

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 05.14.2014 | Sports

Former NFL star Jerome Bettis believes it's "possible but not probable" that Michael Sam would have been selected sooner in the 2014 NFL draft if he h...

Michael Sam Is A Pioneer

Jordan Schultz | Posted 07.12.2014 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

Whether or not Sam develops into a successful pro is not immaterial; it matters, a lot. It matters to Sam, to the league, and perhaps most importantly, it matters to the countless amateur gay athletes too scared to come out. Fair or not, the 24-year-old Sam has become a pioneer. He has laid the foundation -- hopefully many young men and women will now follow.

Michael Sam Is Ready To Play Football

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 06.25.2014 | Sports

Michael Sam is ready to play. Shortly after being selected by the St. Louis Rams with the 249th pick of the 2014 draft, making him the first openly ga...

Sam Jerseys Are Already For Sale And The Demand Is Reportedly 'Ridiculous'

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 05.11.2014 | Sports

After waiting through almost the entire 2014 NFL draft to hear Michael Sam's name called, #SamFans -- and Rams fans -- didn't waste time in showing th...

WATCH: Michael Sam Kisses Boyfriend After Making History

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 05.10.2014 | Sports

History was made on Saturday as Michael Sam became the first openly gay NFL draft pick. He was drafted by the St. Louis Rams. After hearing the goo...

Michael Sam Is The First Openly Gay Football Player Drafted Into The NFL

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 05.12.2014 | Sports

Michael Sam has reached the NFL. The NFL has reached out to Michael Sam. Both milestones made American sports history. The first-team All-American...