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The Advocate brings readers the latest news from the world of gay sports. Follow the most recent developments about the people, policies, and players who are shaping national and international dialogue about athletes and the LGBT community. Read about Michael Sam, Jason Collins, Brittney Griner, Darren Young, Johnny Weir, Fallon Fox, and more luminaries of the gay sports arena who are trailblazers in basketball, football, soccer, baseball, hockey, tennis, swimming, track, and golf. Find out about upcoming and past Olympic Games, and how lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender athletes are helping to advance the marathon of equality on an international scale.
WATCH: Fox Asks What If Ray Rice Had Hit a Gay Man?

WATCH: Fox Asks What If Ray Rice Had Hit a Gay Man?

Leave it to Fox News to find a way to connect a cultural conversation about domestic violence with antigay attitudes.

Op-ed: Ray Rice, a Broken NFL Culture, and How to Fix It

Op-ed: Ray Rice, a Broken NFL Culture, and How to Fix It

At the end of the day, the NFL is a business, and it's not being run fairly.

Footballers Lace Up Against Homophobia

Footballers Lace Up Against Homophobia

Football players in the U.K. are lacing up this weekend to show their support for gay players and fans.

WATCH: DirecTV's Ad Features Gay NFL Fans

WATCH: Meet DirecTV's Gay NFL Fans

When the NFL's regular season kicked off on Thursday, it was a little more openly gay than ever before — but not because of Michael Sam.

Report: Michael Sam Joining Dallas Cowboys' Practice Team

Michael Sam Joins Dallas Cowboys' Practice Team

Sam reported to Texas on Wednesday, where the Cowboys have confirmed they will sign him to a practice team.

Reports: Dallas Cowboys Eye Michael Sam for Practice Squad

Reports: Michael Sam Might End Up With Dallas

Michael Sam is heading to Dallas Wednesday for a physical.

Op-ed: In The Long Run, Michael Sam Being Cut Was About Homophobia

Op-ed: Yes, It Was Homophobia

Despite the backing of Rams coach Jeff Fisher, Michael Sam currently does not have a job with the NFL.

Michael Sam Not Signed to Rams Practice Squad

Michael Sam Not Signed to Rams Practice Squad

The Rams cut Michael Sam this weekend, then no other team signed him. Now he might not make a practice squad either.

Michael Sam Passed Over By Every NFL Team

Michael Sam Passed Over By Every NFL Team

Michael Sam had hoped to become the NFL's first out player but was cut from the Rams on Saturday and not picked up by any other team by the deadline.

Sydney Convicts Win Bingham Cup Again

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