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  • Michael Sam's announcement rocks worlds of sports, money and sex

    Michael Sam's announcement rocks worlds of sports, money and sex
    The aftermath of Michael Sam’s announcement that he is gay and will likely become the first openly homosexual player in the National Football League was greeted Monday with the kind of coverage usually reserved for the lead-up to the Super Bowl....
  • Michael Sam gets plenty of public support after announcing he's gay

    Michael Sam gets plenty of public support after announcing he's gay
    Missouri All-American defensive lineman and potential NFL draft pick Michael Sam seems to be getting a large amount of positive public support after announcing Sunday that he is gay. First Lady Michelle Obama took to Twitter to praise Sam. You're an...
  • Michael Sam could be first openly gay player in NFL

    Michael Sam could be first openly gay player in NFL
    Michael Sam, an All-American defensive lineman from Missouri, could soon become the first openly gay NFL player, and he took to Twitter on Sunday night "to thank everybody for their support and encouragement." Sam, the co-defensive player of the year in...
  • Michael Sam could drop in NFL draft after coming out as gay

    Michael Sam could drop in NFL draft after coming out as gay
    Missouri All-American defensive lineman Michael Sam is poised to become the first openly gay player in the NFL after coming out publicly in interviews published Sunday by the New York Times and ESPN's "Outside the Lines." But just when during May's...
  • Barry Switzer calls Johnny Manziel names, then sings his praises

    Barry Switzer calls Johnny Manziel names, then sings his praises
    Barry Switzer isn't too fond of Johnny Manziel as a person. To say the least. The former coach with three national championships and one Super Bowl victory to his credit had this to say about the Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback from Texas A&M on...
  • Football: Roy Hemsley picks up UCLA offer

     It was last summer when I went out to an L.A. Windward football practice and then assistant coach Chuck Price assured me that now 6-foot-6, 280-pound junior offensive lineman Roy Hemsley would one day be getting college football scholarship offers in...
  • David Kopay offers support as Michael Sam faces NFL combine

    David Kopay offers support as Michael Sam faces NFL combine
    Late Friday afternoon, David Kopay watched sun cut through cypress trees at Lands End in San Francisco as the first former NFL player to come out as gay reflected on the past two weeks. "It's amazing, it really is, and I tell you it's because things...
  • Breaking the NFL's gay barrier

    Breaking the NFL's gay barrier
    When University of Missouri All-American defensive lineman Michael Sam came out publicly in interviews over the weekend, he put himself in a position to become the first openly gay player in the National Football League — if, as expected, he's...
  • All-American Michael Sam says he is gay

    All-American Michael Sam says he is gay
    Missouri All-American Michael Sam says he is gay, and the defensive end could become the first openly homosexual player in the NFL. In interviews with ESPN, The New York Times and Outsports, Sam says he came out to his teammates and coaches at...
  • Vince Young files for bankruptcy protection

    Vince Young files for bankruptcy protection
    Vince Young made $34 million in his six years as an NFL quarterback. Last week, the 30-year-old Young filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. “[Young] invested in private, illiquid investments, and he overspent,” said Ed Butowsky, a...
  • NFL's first openly gay player? Missouri draft prospect comes out

    NFL's first openly gay player? Missouri draft prospect comes out
    Three months before the NFL draft, star Missouri football player Michael Sam has publicly come out as gay, raising the possibility that the league may soon have its first openly gay player. In interviews published Sunday, Sam -- the 2013 SEC defensive...