Giants' David Tyree Claims Remorse Over Past Antigay Statements
July 26 2014 12:19 PM ET

Giants' David Tyree Claims Change of Heart After Antigay Comments

Michelle Garcia

When the Giants' new employee's past words came back to haunt him, he told out sports advocate Wade Davis that he felt badly about his antigay statements.

Giants Stand by New Antigay Executive, Super Bowl Champ David Tyree
July 23 2014 2:14 PM ET

NFL's Giants Stand by New Antigay Executive

Michelle Garcia

David Tyree was hired by the New York Giants as an executive, but his views on LGBT rights and marriage equality has some calling for the team to reconsider the decision.

Dungy: I Would Not Have Drafted Michael Sam
July 21 2014 4:14 PM ET

Tony Dungy: I Would Not Have Drafted Michael Sam

Michelle Garcia

Former Super Bowl-winning coach and current football commentator Tony Dungy says he would not have picked Michael Sam because he would want to 'deal with' Sam's being gay.

Vikings Claim No Fault in Report, Kluwe Will Continue With Lawsuit
July 21 2014 3:25 PM ET

Vikings Claim No Fault, Chris Kluwe Won't Drop Lawsuit

Michelle Garcia

After the findings of an internal investigation of the allegedly homophobic environment of the Minnestota Vikings' locker room were released, former punter and LGBT ally Chris Kluwe says he still plans to sue the team.

Right-Winger Suggests Michael Sam Seek 'Ex-Gay' Therapy
July 10 2014 3:27 PM ET

Right-Winger Suggests Michael Sam Seek 'Ex-Gay' Therapy

Sunnivie Brydum

Notorious homophobe Peter LaBarbera warned the NFL rookie that he should seek notoriety for his football skills, not his 'troubling' sexuality.

Football Player Comes Out to Celebrate Independence Day
July 09 2014 1:16 PM ET

Football Player Comes Out to Celebrate Independence Day

Michelle Garcia

After finding a support system with new rugby teammates, a former college player who came close to playing in the pros comes out.

Jason Collins Is Proud to Play Because It Got Better
June 04 2014 6:01 PM ET

Jason Collins Is Proud to Play Because It Got Better

Michelle Garcia

Collins, Robbie Rogers, Brittney Griner, and dozens of other athletes show their pride this month.

Michael Sam Gets Documentary Series on OWN
May 15 2014 7:54 PM ET

Michael Sam Gets Documentary Series on OWN

Trudy Ring

The series will chronicle his experience as the first openly gay NFL player.

Lobbyist Urges Boycott of Rams, Visa, Over Michael Sam
May 15 2014 4:38 PM ET

Lobbyist Urges Boycott of Rams, Visa, Over Michael Sam

Trudy Ring

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.

Michael Sam And Johnny Football's Jerseys Fly Off Shelves
May 12 2014 2:37 PM ET

Michael Sam, Johnny Football's Jerseys Fly Off Shelves 

Michelle Garcia

Within hours of Michael Sam being picked by the St. Louis Rams, his jersey is already one of the top-sellers in the league.

How The Nation Reacted to Michael Sam Joining The Rams
May 11 2014 2:19 PM ET

How The Nation Reacted to Michael Sam Joining The Rams

Sunnivie Brydum

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.

Michael Sam Drafted to St. Louis Rams
May 10 2014 7:56 PM ET

Finally, A First For The NFL

Sunnivie Brydum

The SEC Defensive Player of the Year becomes the first openly gay man to be drafted into any of the four major American sports.

Michael Sam And Draft Day: What You Should Know
May 08 2014 7:00 AM ET

Michael Sam And Draft Day: What You Should Know

Michelle Garcia

Michael Sam's fate could be decided this week. Where might he go?

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