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Sam a distraction? Here's your real distractions

News items: GM tells me: "Teams want to sign Michael Sam but fear the media attention." To me, that's cowardice. But that's just me. — mike freeman (@mikefreemanNFL) September 1, 2014 P...

Sam a distraction? Here's your real distractions

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News items: GM tells me: "Teams want to sign Michael Sam but fear the media attention." To me, that's cowardice. But that's just me. — mike freeman (@mikefreemanNFL) September 1, 2014 P...

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Sam done with the Rams as NFL options dwindle

The rookie defensive end is unclaimed during the waiver period, but can still wind up on a practice squad.

Sam done with the Rams as NFL options dwindle

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The rookie defensive end is unclaimed during the waiver period, but can still wind up on a practice squad.

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Michael Sam cut by St. Louis Rams

Michael Sam has been cut by the St. Louis Rams. The other 31 NFL teams now have 24 hours to claim him off of waivers.

Michael Sam cut by St. Louis Rams

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Michael Sam has been cut by the St. Louis Rams. The other 31 NFL teams now have 24 hours to claim him off of waivers.

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Podcast: Gay footballers talk locker room showers

Eric Lueshen and Scott Cooper join us to talk about their reactions to ESPN's report on Michael Sam, plus the myth about gay men in the showers.

Podcast: Gay footballers talk locker room showers

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Eric Lueshen and Scott Cooper join us to talk about their reactions to ESPN's report on Michael Sam, plus the myth about gay men in the showers.

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Michael Sam releases classy statement

Michael Sam knows he may be back in St. Louis on the practice squad.

Michael Sam releases classy statement

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Michael Sam knows he may be back in St. Louis on the practice squad.

St. Louis Rams' decision and homophobia

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Sam being cut by St. Louis was a "football decision." If he gets passed on by the 31 other teams, homophobia will be a reason.

Decision day

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Sam faces several scenarios as the Rams decide whether to keep him.

The process of making an NFL roster

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Wade Davis on the difficulties of making an NFL roster.

Video
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ESPN reporter on Michael Sam's showering habits

Josina Anderson decides to answer a question about Michael Sam by diving into whether the gay NFL player is getting naked with his teammates. Pathetic.

ESPN apologizes for shower report, Fisher furious

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"Clearly on Tuesday we collectively failed to meet the standards we have set in reporting on LGBT-related topics in sports," network says. Rams coach upset.

Will Sheridan reconnects with sports at Gay Games

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Gay former Villanova basketball star Will Sheridan found competition and basketball again at the Gay Games.

Jon Stewart mocks ESPN's Michael Sam shower story

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"He's been making his teammate very uncomfortable. He's not been getting naked around them at all."

Gallery
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2014 U.S. men's gymnastics championships

Sam Mikulak rallied to win his second straight overall title this weekend at the U.S. men's gymnastics championships in Pittsburgh. Mikulak beat out Jake Dalton, John Orozco and Danell Leyva to...

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Watch: Same-sex couple ballroom dancing

Same-sex ballroom dancing is one of the most popular sports at the Gay Games

Michael Sam sacks Johnny Manziel twice

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Michael Sam and Johnny Manziel, the two most talked about NFL rookies, met in a preseason game with Sam taking Manziel down.

Recently out swimmer finds home at Gay Games

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Logan Dawson came out just two years ago. He found a new appreciation for his LGBT community at the Gay Games.

Chris Kluwe and Vikings reach settlement

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Chris Kluwe and the Minnesota Vikings have reportedly reached a settlement over allegations of anti-gay harassment and Kluwe's release from the team.

Yes, a gay college football player is still news

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Being first is always noteworthy, especially when it comes to gays in sports.

Catholic School will not fire gay volleyball coach

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St. Mary High School in Dell Rapids, S.D., will not fire volleyball coach Nate Alfson, who came out publicly on Outsports last week.

Young gay coach finds acceptance in South Dakota

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Nate Alfson used to fear road trips on his college baseball team and lived a life in the closet. Now out, he knows what true happiness is.

Texas Lutheran Univ. tennis player is gay

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Ryan Beene grew up in a small Texas town where he took to cutting himself before opening up with family, friends and teammates about being gay.

Warwick naked rowers back with 2015 calendar

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The English lads set up a crowd-fund campaign for latest effort, which helps fight homophobia in sports.

Reader no longer 'imprisoned in the closet'

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For Michael Perkins, May 21 was liberation day, the day he finally released himself from his inner pain and torment about being gay.

Lesbian couple: Univ. of Richmond discriminated

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Former Univ. of Richmond basketball players Leah Johnson and Miah Register allege they were the victims of homophobia and racism while they were at the school. Their new organization aims to bring...

Tell your coming out story on Outsports

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You can change the lives of LGBT athletes simply by telling your story. If you're an LGBT athlete, coach or sports administrator, and you're ready to share, we'd love for you to tell your story on...

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