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

September 11 2014 3:02 PM

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

September 11 2014 7:00 AM

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

September 09 2014 12:21 PM

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.

September 06 2014 1:43 PM

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

September 03 2014 12:01 PM

Michael Sam is heading to Dallas Wednesday for a physical.

September 02 2014 7:13 PM

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

September 02 2014 6:00 AM

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

September 02 2014 2:26 AM

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.

August 31 2014 4:27 PM