Topics :: Michael Sam

Sam's 2nd Chance Comes on Cowboy's Practice Squad

By Schuyler Dixon | Wednesday Sep 3, 2014
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

By R. B. Fallstrom | Sunday Aug 31, 2014
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

By Tim Reynolds | Friday Aug 29, 2014
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

By EDGE | Wednesday Aug 27, 2014
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

By R.B. Fallstrom | Wednesday Jul 30, 2014
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

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Jul 23, 2014
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'

By Bobby McGuire | Wednesday Jul 9, 2014
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

Tuesday Jun 24, 2014
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

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Jun 16, 2014
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: No Issues Fitting in With Rams

By R.B. Fallstorm | Friday Jun 6, 2014
Michael Sam is confident he’ll be judged on performance.