Topics

NFL
Michael Sam signs with Montreal Alouettes of Canadian Football League
Michael Sam signs with Montreal Alouettes of Canadian Football League

Michael Sam, the first openly gay player to be drafted by an NFL team, has signed a two-year contract with the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League. Sam, who recently performed on the ABC reality program "Dancing With the Stars," is expected to take part in training camp with the Alouettes in preparation for the 2015 season, which begins on June 25. "I am very excited and proud to join the Montreal Alouettes and want to thank team owner Robert Wetenhall, General Manager Jim Popp and head Coach Tom Higgins for this opportunity,” Sam said in a statement via the team. "I cannot wait to put on the pads, get back on the field and work hard...

Loading