Tag Archive | American Football

US: Gay or bisexual players on every pro football team, says former footballer

US: Gay or bisexual players on every pro football team, says former footballer

Every US National Football League team has at least one gay or bisexual player, according to openly gay former player Ryan O’Callaghan, but they fear backlash for coming out, including losing sponsorships or even their place on the roster. Since publicly sharing his sexual orientation in 2017, O’Callaghan said he regularly hears from closeted current […]

US: Michael Sam, First Openly Gay Player, Leaving The Game?

US: Michael Sam, First Openly Gay Player, Leaving The Game?

Michael Sam appears to be finished with football, in his words “stepping away from the game”. He tweeted his decision and wrote on his facebook page: “The last 12 months have been very difficult for me to the point where I became concerned with my own mental health. Because of this, I am going to […]

Could Michael Sam Soon Join The Dallas Cowboys?

Could Michael Sam Soon Join The Dallas Cowboys?

It appears that Michael Sam’s professional sporting career may be on the rise after all. According to numerous news reports, the Dallas Cowboys are considering taking on the defensive end, who was let go from the St. Louis Rams recently. According to NFL Media, The Texas-based team plan to bring Sam in for a physical today. If […]

Michael Sam Cut From St. Louis Rams

Michael Sam Cut From St. Louis Rams

Michael Sam has been cut from the St. Louis Rams’ selection squad, failing to meet the requirements to be on the 53-man team. Sam, the first openly-gay American football player to be drafted by an NFL team, may still have an opportunity to be included on the Rams’ 10-man practice squad, although his dreams of being the […]

Michael Sam Signs Four-Year Contract With St. Louis Rams

Michael Sam Signs Four-Year Contract With St. Louis Rams

Michael Sam, the first openly-gay American football player to be selected in the NFL Draft, has signed a four-year contract deal with the St. Louis Rams. The St. Louis Rams announced last Thursday via Twitter that the team had selected all eleven players that the Rams picked in the NFL Draft, which included Michael Sam. […]

Michael Sam Joins NFL Draft for St. Louis Rams

Michael Sam Joins NFL Draft for St. Louis Rams

The American football player, Michael Sam, has been selected in the NFL Draft by the St. Louis Rams, the first-ever openly-gay player to achieve such a status. (See video of the moment he received the news below, with boyfriend, Vito Cammisano). “The moment my name was called was the single greatest moment of my life” Michael […]

American Football College Player Michael Sam Comes Out

American Football College Player Michael Sam Comes Out

An American Football player, who is tipped to soon become a professional NFL player, has come out as gay. Michael Sam, 24, is a defensive linesman for the American Football team at the University of Missouri, and is being lauded as possibly becoming the NFL’s first openly gay player. “I came out to my team […]