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Michael Sam Fiasco Said to be Keeping Gay Players Out of the NFL

Former NFL player Michael Sam was likely the worst example that gay NFL prospects could have had, but at least one NFL executive seems to think that Sam’s short-lived NFL career has served to block other gay players from entering the field.

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Michael Sam, Citing Mental Health, Quits CFL

Michael Sam announced a leave from football on Friday night. The Montreal Alouettes player cited pressures over the last year adversely impacting his mental well-being.

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Michael Sam: My Homosexuality Not the Reason For NFL Cuts

In an autobiographical article released on Wednesday, former University of Missouri football player Michael Sam wrote that he does not believe that being a gay man kept him from being on a NFL roster.

Michael Sam engaged to boyfriend Vito Cammisano

Michael Sam Engaged

Former NFL player Michael Sam, the first openly gay player to be drafted in the NFL, is engaged to his boyfriend, former University of Missouri swimmer Vito Cammisano.