After finding a support system with new rugby teammates, a former college player who came close to playing in the pros comes out.
Collins, Robbie Rogers, Brittney Griner, and dozens of other athletes show their pride this month.
Right-wing lobbyist Jack Burkman is leading an effort to cut into the business of the team and the credit card issuer, all because they've had the temerity to employ a player who (like Burkman's brother) is openly gay.
Within hours of Michael Sam being picked by the St. Louis Rams, his jersey is already one of the top-sellers in the league.
In the wake of Michael Sam becoming the first openly gay man drafted into the NFL, fans both old and new reacted primarily with support and enthusiasm.
Arizona Cardinals receiver Larry Fitzgerald said Arizona's discriminatory bill "doesn't have any place in our society."