Michael Sam shocked everyone when he left the training camp of the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League a day before their first preseason game. The openly gay defensive lineman who became famous after coming out prior to the NFL Draft has not spoken about why he left the team. The Alouettes have placed him on the suspended list, but are keeping the door open for his return. We will look at what Sam has done and the ramifications for his career and the gay sports movement.
We also discuss what moved us from the recent Nike LGBT Sports Summit in Portland.