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Dave Kopay was one of the first pro athletes to come out of the closet. (credit: CBS)

Former Football Player Dave Kopay Opens Up About Being Gay In The NFL In The 60s

He went into therapy and his shrink tried to convince him that he was straight.

09/11/2014

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8 Most Entertaining NFL Players To Follow On Twitter

Meet the NFL players you need to follow this football season.

08/22/2014

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5 Biggest NFL Training Camp Storylines

With NFL training camp underway, let’s look at the biggest storylines to watch for in camp the next month.

07/28/2014

BEREA, OH - MAY 17: Cleveland Browns draft pick Johnny Manziel #2 throws during the Cleveland Browns rookie minicamp on May 17, 2014 at the Browns training facility in Berea, Ohio.

6 NFL Rookies Already In The Spotlight

NFL training camps start this week. And these rookies may be already feeling the pressure.

07/22/2014

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)

Oprah’s Network Postpones Sam Documentary After Meeting With Rams

The planned documentary by the Oprah Winfrey Network on Michael Sam, the NFL’s first openly gay player, has been postponed.

05/16/2014

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

St. Louis Rams 2014 Draft Class News Conference

Sam’s Rams Jersey Is No. 2 Seller Among Rookies, Trails Johnny Manziel

As of midweek, Sam’s Rams jersey was the No. 2 seller among rookies at NFLShop.com, trailing only Johnny Manziel, the Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback drafted by the Cleveland Browns.

05/15/2014

2014 NFL Combine

Rams Select Michael Sam In 7th Round, Becomes 1st Openly Gay Player Drafted By NFL

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

05/10/2014

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Paula Deen Says She Can Relate To Openly Gay Football Player Michael Sam

Paula Deen says she relates to football player Michael Sam and his desire to avoid being labeled.

02/27/2014

Michael Sam #52 of the Missouri Tigers recovers a fumble for a touchdown against the Georgia Bulldogs at Sanford Stadium on October 12, 2013 in Athens, Georgia. (credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Agent’s Support For Openly Gay NFL Prospect: ‘I Think It’s Big For Sports In General’

The agent for All-American football player Michael Sam, who may become the first openly gay NFL player in history after publicly coming out Sunday, is calling the announcement a game changer.

02/10/2014

Michael Sam #52 of the Missouri Tigers recovers a fumble for a touchdown against the Georgia Bulldogs at Sanford Stadium on October 12, 2013 in Athens, Georgia. (credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

All-American NFL Prospect Michael Sam: ‘I Am An Openly, Proud Gay Man’

Missouri All-American Michael Sam says he is gay, and the defensive end could become the first openly homosexual player in the NFL.

02/09/2014

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