ST. LOUIS – The head of an advocacy group seeking equality for gay and lesbian athletes is working with the St. Louis Rams to help ease Michael Sam's transition to the NFL.
Tampa – For the first time in the NFL’s history, teams are finally reaching out, specifically, to the LGBT community. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are among those teams involved and will host an LGBT Community Gameday on Sunday, Sept. 14.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings and former punter Chris Kluwe said Tuesday they reached a settlement averting a lawsuit over Kluwe's claim that the team wrongfully released him last year because of his outspoken support for same-sex marriage rights.
(CNN) -- Former Minnesota Viking and outspoken same-sex marriage supporter Chris Kluwe said Monday he is encouraged the NFL team is looking into his claims that he was released in May because he is an LGBT activist.
ORLANDO, Fla. — Former NFL player Wade Davis' speech to the owners, coaches and general managers delivered a significant message about sexual orientation in sports, Commissioner Roger Goodell said Wednesday.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Once Michael Sam is drafted in the NFL, the Missouri defensive end will be judged strictly on whether he can play and whether he can help his team win.
MINNEAPOLIS -- Former Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe says the team has reneged on a promise to give him a copy of their investigation into his allegations of anti-gay conduct by a coach.
INDIANAPOLIS — This could be as good a time as there has ever been for an openly gay player in the NFL. The league will be watching.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Michael Sam waited a while longer to get back on the field in his second preseason game.
Michael Sam certainly draws a crowd.
Scouts from more than 30 NFL teams, fans and media packed Missouri’s training facilities Thursday to watch the former Tigers defensive end and 14 of his former teammates at the school’s annual pro day.
NEW YORK (AP) _ Years before Michael Sam was born, gay-rights activists Kate Kendell and Paul Guequierre were already die-hard National Football League fans.
(CNN) -- He may not play on game days, but Michael Sam -- the first openly gay man to be drafted into the NFL -- will at least have a home in the league once the regular season starts: the Dallas Cowboys.
(CNN) -- The St. Louis Rams announced Saturday that Michael Sam, who made history as the first openly gay player to be drafted into the NFL, has been waived and did not make the team's final 53-man roster.
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- The uniform of Michael Sam, the league's first openly gay player, is the No. 2 seller from the NFL draft, according to NFLShop.com.
(CNN) -- President Barack Obama congratulated Michael Sam on Saturday for being the first openly gay football player taken in the National Football League draft, the White House said in a statement.
Sunday night, Missouri defensive end Michael Sam announced that he is gay.
This is not an editorial about sports, though it is about a football player.
MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings could hardly hold training camp without some kind of controversy or sideshow.
Earth City, Mo. – Michael Sam has once again made history and is now the first-ever openly gay player in the NFL. The University of Missouri-Columbia MVP was drafted in May by the St. Louis Rams and was signed June 12, along with the entire 2014 draft class.
Michael Sam, who came out as gay earlier this year, was drafted in the seventh and final round of the NFL Draft by the St. Louis Rams, making him the first openly gay player in the league. (May 11)