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By Nathan James Michael Sam, the first openly gay athlete to be drafted by an NFL team, has been living through a turbulent year since...

By Nathan James Michael Sam, who made international headlines as the first openly gay athlete to attempt to join an NFL team, has been signed...

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By Nathan James Michael Sam, the college football star who made international headlines by coming out before seeking a spot with an NFL team, says...

Michael Sam, the NFL's first and only active, openly gay athlete, has been released by the Dallas Cowboys, after several weeks on their practice squad, the team announced today. Sam, who was drafted, signed, and dropped from the St. Louis Rams before this year's football season began, had been picked up by the Cowboys on September 3.

Michael Sam, who made international headlines last spring as the first openly gay athlete to be drafted to an NFL team, has been signed to the Dallas Cowboys practice squad, having passed his physical exam, team officials said today.

Michael Sam, who made international headlines last spring as the first openly gay athlete to be drafted to an NFL team, is about to be signed to the Dallas Cowboys practice squad, pending the outcome of a physical exam, team officials said yesterday.

When the St. Louis Rams drafted Michael Sam last spring, it was widely seen as an historic moment, as the young defensive end would become the first openly gay athlete playing for an NFL team.

An Arizona State offensive lineman has come out of the closet, making him the first active NCAA Division I football player to do so, college officials said yesterday. Edward (Chip) Sarafin, a graduate student, told Compete Magazine he let his teammates know he was gay last spring, but chose to come out publicly before the beginning of the new school year.

Michael Sam, the first openly gay athlete to play for an NFL team, has been recognized by ESPN with their Arthur Ashe Courage award, which the St. Louis Rams rookie received last night at the ESPYs.