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Michael Sam (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Report: NFL Asked Teams To Consider Michael Sam

The NFL’s first openly gay player reportedly had a powerful ally working behind the scenes after he was cut by Rams over the weekend.

09/05/2014

Michael Sam (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Cowboys Sign Michael Sam To Practice Squad

Sam is back in the NFL four days after being cut by the Rams. And he has a shot of seeing game action this season with serious questions surrounding the Cowboys defense.

09/03/2014

Michael Sam (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Keidel: A No-Brainer — And Openly Gay — Player Would Give NFL True Moment Of Pause

ESPN was forced to moonwalk from a report that Sam had not showered with his Rams teammates. Why? Not as in why didn’t he, but why take a fire extinguisher to the story? Clearly it means something.

09/02/2014

Michael Sam (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Michael Sam Could Have Option In CFL’s Montreal Alouettes

Alouettes general manager Jim Popp said Sam “is on our list of negotiations” after the NFL’s first openly gay player to be drafted was cut by the Rams over the weekend.

09/02/2014

Michael Sam (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Bills Lineman Says ESPN To Blame For Michael Sam Not Having A Job

Sam, who was drafted in the seventh round out of Missouri, had by most accounts a very solid preseason with the Rams, but simply was a bad fit considering how stacked St. Louis seems to be along its defensive line.

09/01/2014

Michael Sam (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Rams Cut Michael Sam, 1st Openly Gay Player Drafted By NFL Team

The St. Louis Rams have cut Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team.

08/30/2014

Mark Sanchez celebrates with Jets fans after eliminating rival New England  in January 2011. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Keidel: Sanchez Deserves Another Shot To Be ‘The Sanchise’

For an ephemeral, enchanted moment, he was the man, monolith, the king of New York, in the rare thin are of city stardom that all athletes dream of.

08/26/2014

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5 Replacements For Rams’ Sam Bradford

With Sam Bradford out for the season, it’s time to look at who should become the new Rams quarterback this year.

08/25/2014

St. Louis Rams head coach Jeff Fischer, first-round draft pick Aaron Donald and general manager Les Snead pose for a photograph during a press conference at Rams Park on May 13, 2014 in Earth City, Missouri. (credit: Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Aaron Donald Has Some Believing St. Louis Rams Have Created A New ‘Fearsome Foursome’

Ask Aaron Donald and he’ll tell you without a doubt, that he believes he couldn’t have landed in a better spot when he was selected by the St. Louis Rams in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft with the No. 13 overall pick.

08/12/2014

St. Louis Rams draft pick Michael Sam addresses the media during a press conference at Rams Park on May 13, 2014 in Earth City, Missouri. (credit: Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Keidel: Rams Risk Getting Smeared Should They Cut Michael Sam

Michael Sam’s magic moment has left America divided, making the masses uncomfortable for many reasons, though much of it has nothing to do with Michael Sam.

05/16/2014

Michael Sam (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Oprah Winfrey Network To Produce Documentary Series On Michael Sam

Oprah Winfrey plans on making sure that if Michael Sam makes even more history, you’ll be able to see it as it happens.

05/14/2014

A Michael Sam jersey for sale on the NFL's merchandising website. (NFLShop.com)

Michael Sam’s Jersey Ranks 2nd In NFL Rookie Sales; Manziel Tops List

The NFL has never seen anything like it. But this isn’t just any player — this is Michael Sam, who became the league’s first openly gay player when he was drafted on Saturday.

05/12/2014

Derrick Ward in 2009 (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Former Giant Derrick Ward Rips Michael Sam, ESPN For Televised Kiss

Ward, who was drafted by the Jets in 2004, claimed that his disappointment had nothing to do with Sam being gay.

05/12/2014

Jace Amaro  (Photo by John Weast/Getty Images), Devon Kennard  (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Palladino: Will Picks Pan Out? Jets, Giants Find Plenty Of Potential In Draft

Whether any of these guys pan out is for the future. For now, needs were met, expectations were raised. While history was made in St. Louis, the Giants and Jets found plenty of potential.

05/12/2014

Michael Sam runs the 40-yard dash during the 2014 NFL Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 24, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Michael Sam Makes History, Is Taken By Rams In 7th Round Of NFL Draft

Michael Sam was picked by the St. Louis Rams in the seventh round of the NFL draft, becoming the first openly-gay player drafted by a pro football team.

05/10/2014

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