Michael Sam

Michael Sam is a defensive lineman who could become the NFL's first openly gay player.

The openly gay former NFL player is doing an end run around oppoents of Houston's law protecting all citizens from discrimination. 

October 23 2015 3:49 PM

Sam announced his departure from the Montreal Alouettes in a series of tweets Friday night.

August 15 2015 12:40 PM

After abruptly leaving the Montreal Alouettes, the out player returns for his first game.

August 08 2015 3:40 PM

The out footballer, back after a personal leave, also says the Supreme Court's marriage equality decision is 'freaking awesome.'

June 30 2015 7:05 PM

It's not clear why the out athlete is suddenly no longer affiliated with the Montreal Alouettes, at least for now.

June 13 2015 10:02 PM

The 25-year-old defensive end will suit up for a two-year contract with the Montreal Alouettes starting next month.

May 22 2015 11:43 AM Updated

As Michael Sam looks for another opportunity to join the NFL, he also will compete in season 20 of Dancing With The Stars.

February 24 2015 1:13 PM

Was Pope Francis in on it?

January 16 2015 4:20 PM

The NFL free agent and his college sweetheart reportedly got engaged in Italy on Sam's 25th birthday.

January 10 2015 11:58 AM