David Denson, a first baseman on the Helena Brewers, publicly came out in an interview with the the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. The announcement makes Denson the first out gay baseball player on an MLB-affiliated team.
"The last 12 months have been very difficult for me, to the point where I became concerned with my mental health," Sam said Friday.
The first out gay player drafted into the NFL will get another shot at football in Canada's professional league.
Take this quiz if you like 'em out and proud.
The openly gay athlete's turn on Dancing With the Stars underscores the career double bind facing all professional football hopefuls.
The former Mizzou defensive end proposed to his longtime boyfriend at the Vatican.
Michael Sam Jr. doesn’t talk to his father, who has been caricatured in the press as an anti-gay man who abandoned his family. But there’s a lot more to the story.
Sam to resume quest to become the first out gay player on an NFL roster.
UPDATE: Cowboys coach Jason Garrett announces signing of Sam.
UPDATE: Rams don't sign Sam to their practice squad, but a team in the Canadian Football League is reportedly now interested.
The 24-year-old will have 24 hours for another team to claim him off of waivers.
"Michael Sam is gay, are we not over this yet?"
"Great things can happen when you have the courage to be yourself."
The multi-part show documenting the former Missouri defensive end's journey to make the St. Louis Rams roster has been called off for now.
Fox News' highest rated host is mad about Michael Sam kissing his partner on live TV after being picked by the St. Louis Rams in the NFL draft.
Grab a box of tissues and queue up some Sarah McLachlan.
The NFL said sales of Sam's jersey are "unprecedented," according to a report by OutSports.
Who's the guy Michael Sam kissed right after finding out he was drafted by the St. Louis Rams on Saturday?
It's 2014, people.
The former University of Missouri defensive end was drafted by the St. Louis Rams in the seventh round of the NFL draft.
"Judge me for what I did on the field.”
Although the NFL's own policies ban sexual orientation discrimination, most teams are located in states where there is no law to back those protections up.
The award is named for tennis player Arthur Ashe, who became an outspoken AIDS activist after contracting the disease from a blood transfusion.
"When I came out last month, I did it with the confidence that my Mizzou 'family' would always be there for me."
Dale Hansen was breaking news and making waves in Texas well before taking on the NFL's bigots.
“I know exactly what he’s saying,” the former celebrity chef says of Michael Sam's struggles.
« Je suis comme un mec avec les filles. » Politicien, acteur ou sportif, quand une personnalité publique décide de révéler son homosexualité, ça passe rarement inaperçu.
The out gay football star received a standing ovation while Westboro picketers were totally owned by peaceful counter protesters.
If you have preconceived notions about Texans and tolerance, Dale Hansen — a sportscaster for ABC's Dallas affiliate WFAA — might surprise you with his thoughts on Michael Sam. Someone give this man a raise.
All-American Mizzou football player Michael Sam came out on Sunday, which means he could be the first openly gay NFL draft. Here’s a look at the reasons Mizzou is a great place for any Tiger to come out.
Jay Carney says President Obama shares in good wishes for Michael Sam from Vice President Biden and Michelle Obama and "marvels at his courage."
This photo was taken of Missouri's Faurot Field, in the "Rock M" end zone.
The star defensive end and likely NFL draft pick from Missouri came out publicly tonight.
College football star Michael Sam came out earlier tonight, in the hopes of being the first out gay player in the NFL. Reactions were mostly of support around the league.
The former Mizzou defensive end has already come out to league officials, insiders tell BuzzFeed.