Sam announced his departure from the Montreal Alouettes in a series of tweets Friday night.
As Michael Sam looks for another opportunity to join the NFL, he also will compete in season 20 of Dancing With The Stars.
Sam tells a story of resilience in the face of disappointment as part of a video campaign launched in conjunction with the new film Unbroken.
A slightly distracted Michael Sam says his status as a football player is not based on his abilities on the field.
The NFL faces an uphill cultural battle, when there are still figures involved, like Deion Sanders, who believe being gay is a choice.
In a video posted to I'm From Driftwood, a young man reports the supportive response he received when he came out to his mother — she just wanted him to wait until a commercial break in the football game.