Michael Sam

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

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

'I do so like to kiss a man! Thank you! Thank you, Michael Sam!'

January 08 2015 8:05 AM