May 2, 2014, 12:36pm PDT
April 30, 2021
Stop telling the lie that Michael Sam was too distracted to make it in the NFL
Michael Sam was not distracted by TV or LGBTQ groups. It’s everyone else who couldn’t handle it.
June 15, 2019
30 LGBTQ athletes who showed ‘Stonewall Spirit’: Michael Sam
Michael Sam was the first out gay player ever drafted by an NFL team.
February 19, 2019
Michael Sam had a moment of regret, but says he does not regret coming out
A recording of the first openly gay NFL player to be drafted makes his feelings clear.
March 24, 2016
Michael Sam was never going to be on 'Hard Knocks'
Whether the NFL and the St. Louis Rams made a pre-Draft deal or not, the team and Michael Sam were never going to be on 'Hard Knocks.'
March 24, 2016
Rams drafted Sam in deal with NFL: Report
In return, the league promised to not make team do HBO series.
January 27, 2016
Sam wants to give NFL 'one more shot'
The openly gay defensive lineman wants to keep playing football.
April 30, 2015
With Ray draft NFL confirms Sam hurt by coming out
The similarities between Michael Sam and Shane Ray - former teammates and defensive ends at Missouri - are striking. Distractions? Ray has a drug charge and Sam is gay. Ray was a first-round pick while Sam went in the last round. 1 + 1 = 2.
April 19, 2015
Sam would be a force in CFL, general manager says
The Montreal Alouettes don't expect any decision until after the NFL draft.
February 9, 2015
Sam wants to perform at the NFL's Veteran Combine
Michael Sam has applied for participation in the NFL's new Veteran Combine, to be held March 22.
December 29, 2014
Michael Sam would do 'the kiss' all over again
Michael Sam told Oprah Winfrey he'd kiss his boyfriend Vito Cammisano all over again because he came out so he didn't have to hide.
December 26, 2014
Michael Sam film airs Saturday on OWN
After much criticism and debate, Oprah Winfrey's documentary about Michael Sam will air Dec. 27. on OWN.
December 11, 2014
Oprah's Michael Sam documentary to air De. 27
Michael Sam performed well in the preseason while Oprah Winfrey continued to shoot the documentary, despite nonsense from "experts" that the "distraction" of cameras would hinder him.
August 26, 2014
Michael Sam survives first cut with Rams
Michael Sam, the St. Louis Rams rookie defensive lineman, will get a final chance to secure a roster spot in final preseason game on Thursday.
August 25, 2014
St. Louis Rams' decision and homophobia
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.
August 21, 2014
Michael Sam to face Johnny Manziel this week
Third preseason game crucial to Sam's chances of making Rams roster.
August 8, 2014
Michael Sam plays in first NFL preseason game
Rams rookie defensive tackle Michael Sam makes history again, taking the field against the Saints. He's the first openly gay NFL Player to do so.
July 31, 2014
In NFL, gay slur will cost team 15 yards
The league is making a special emphasis on language, including racial and homophobic slurs.
July 29, 2014
Will media stop bullshit questions of Mike Sam?
Members of the media continue to do the profession injustice by asking kindergarten questions about Michael Sam because he's gay.
July 29, 2014
Michael Sam's special-teams prospects for the Rams
Michael Sam has dropped 15 pounds and worked on special-teams skills, which has Rams coordinator John Fassel interested in the openly gay NFL rookie.
July 22, 2014
Dungy is not in the NFL minority with views on Sam
Let's remember that Sam came very close to not being drafted at all.
July 22, 2014
A gay coach coaches Tony Dungy
High school basketball coach Anthony Nicodemo explains why allowing gay athletes to be themselves is the best thing a coach can do for his team.
July 21, 2014
Sam sells more jerseys than Brady, Brees, Rodgers
The openly gay Rams rookie is sixth on the list of best-selling jerseys.
July 16, 2014
Michael Sam won't have any problems in the shower
One thing sports showers are not is erotic. ESPN looks at the mythology of soaping up with teammates.
June 25, 2014
Michael Sam having fun as an NFL rookie
First openly gay draftee fitting in well as training camp looms.