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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.
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

MICHAEL SAM CUT FROM RAMS ROSTER
August 31 2014 11:55 AM ET

Michael Sam on Being Cut: 'The Journey Continues'

There is still a chance he could play for the NFL.

PHOTOS: The Mud, Sweat, and Glory of the Bingham Cup

PHOTOS: The Mud, Sweat, and Glory of the Bingham Cup

The Bingham Cup began on Friday in Sydney. Here's some shots on the field of the guys getting ready.

Harry Styles Rocks A Michael Sam Jersey At St. Louis Concert

One Direction-er Stands With Sam

Michael Sam's high-selling jersey made its way to a One Direction concert this week.

Rams Coach, Players Still Leery After ESPN's Michael Sam Shower Report

Rams Coach, Players Still Leery After ESPN's Michael Sam Shower Report

ESPN apologized publicly for its report about Michael Sam's showering habits, but coach Jeff Fischer and others involved with the Rams still say the report was out of line.

WATCH: Michael Sam Should 'Gay It Up,' Says 'Daily Show'

WATCH: Michael Sam Should 'Gay It Up,' Says Daily Show

Skewering recent ESPN coverage, a Daily Show correspondent says Sam's teammates are disappointed he isn't engaging in sexually suggestive horseplay with them.

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