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

August 15 2015 12:40 PM

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

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.

December 15 2014 5:43 PM

A slightly distracted Michael Sam says his status as a football player is not based on his abilities on the field.

December 03 2014 8:16 PM

The first openly gay NFL draftee gets yet another honor.

November 18 2014 5:04 PM

The NFL faces an uphill cultural battle, when there are still figures involved, like Deion Sanders, who believe being gay is a choice.

November 13 2014 7:00 AM

Michael Sam could have been the first openly gay man on an NFL football roster. He’s not, and that sucks.

October 27 2014 4:00 AM

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.

October 24 2014 8:00 AM

The Cowboys gave the first out gay man drafted in the NFL his walking papers today.

October 21 2014 4:18 PM

The Cowboys practice squad member has stayed out of the media spotlight since the regular season began.

October 21 2014 8:21 AM