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Michael Sam Cut from Dallas Cowboys
By October 21, 2014 Read More →

Michael Sam Cut from Dallas Cowboys

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.

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Michael Sam Signed By Dallas Cowboys
By September 3, 2014 Read More →

Michael Sam Signed By Dallas Cowboys

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.

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Michael Sam Set To Join Dallas Cowboys
By September 3, 2014 Read More →

Michael Sam Set To Join Dallas Cowboys

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.

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NFL Teams Demur On Michael Sam, After Rams Cut Him
By September 1, 2014 Read More →

NFL Teams Demur On Michael Sam, After Rams Cut Him

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.

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Ariz. State Player Becomes First Out Div. I Football Athlete
By August 15, 2014 Read More →

Ariz. State Player Becomes First Out Div. I Football Athlete

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.

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Michael Sam Receives Arthur Ashe Award
By July 17, 2014 Read More →

Michael Sam Receives Arthur Ashe Award

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.

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St. Louis Rams Sign Michael Sam To Four-Year, $2.6M Contract
By June 13, 2014 Read More →

St. Louis Rams Sign Michael Sam To Four-Year, $2.6M Contract

By Nathan James Michael Sam, the NCAA’s Southeastern Conference Defensive Player Of The Year, and the first openly gay athlete to join an NFL team, has officially been signed on with the St. Louis rams, in a four-tear deal worth approximately $2.65 million, team officials said Thursday. Sam, 22, a seventh-round draft pick, was offered […]

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Half of US Senate says Redskins should change name
By May 25, 2014 Read More →

Half of US Senate says Redskins should change name

Half of the US Senate has called on the National Football League to order the owner of the Washington Redskins team to change its name, a “racial slur”. In a letter to Commissioner Roger Goodell, the senators said the league can “no longer ignore” calls from Native American groups. President Barack Obama, an American football […]

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Michael Sam Becomes First Openly Gay NFL Player
By May 11, 2014 Read More →

Michael Sam Becomes First Openly Gay NFL Player

Michael Sam, the defensive lineman who made international headlines when he came out of the closet while playing for Mizzou, has now made history again by becoming the NFL’s first openly gay player. Sam, who was named the Southeastern Conference’s Defensive Player Of The Year for 2013-14, was selected as NFL Draft pick 249 this afternoon, by the St. Louis Rams.

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Coach Cedric Pearl Named Head Coach of the Central State University Marauders
By March 19, 2014 Read More →

Coach Cedric Pearl Named Head Coach of the Central State University Marauders

WILBERFORCE: Cedric Pearl has been named the new head coach of the CSU Marauder football team. Pearl has served as interim head football coach, the offensive coordinator and offensive line coach for the Alabama A&M University Bulldogs in Huntsville, Ala. Pearl, comes from the Southwestern Athletic Conference, but is not a stranger to the Southern […]

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