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

4:47 PM Updated

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

6:45 AM

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

August 29 2014 11:58 AM

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.

August 28 2014 5:03 PM

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

August 28 2014 4:15 PM

Michael Sam is gay. Gay people shower. It's that simple.

August 27 2014 11:55 AM

Michael Sam made a little jab at fellow rookie Johnny Manziel after he sacked him this weekend.

August 25 2014 6:14 PM

The Messengers: ESPN writer Kate Fagan is using the power of words to elevate the names and stories of LGBT athletes in a way that makes them seem larger than life.

August 21 2014 8:00 AM

WNBA All-Star power couple Brittney Griner and Glory Johnson are getting married. Here are a few of their sweet moments together caught on camera.

August 20 2014 2:09 PM