Michael Sam, an NFL prospect who publicly announced over the weekend that he is gay, has received words of encouragement from former teammates, his coach, the NFL, and a team owner.
Antigay bigots flocked to Twitter to spew hate after NFL hopeful Michael Sam revealed he is gay.
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The athlete tweets his great escape