Michael Sam

7 results

Carl Nassib is on track to become the first openly gay player to play in a regular-season game. File photograph: Harry How/Getty Images

Carl Nassib has become the first active NFL player to come out as gay, making the announcement in a video posted to Instagram on Monday. “I’m at my h(...)

US president Donald Trump presents Tiger Woods the medal of freedom during a ceremony in the Rose Garden at the White House. Photograph: Getty Images

The morning after US president Donald Trump’s rally in North Carolina last week, Dan Le Batard took to the airwaves for his daily sports talk show on (...)

Michael Sam (front) left Canadian Football League side Montreal Alouettes’ last Friday. Photograph: Reuters.

In May, 2002, the New York Post published a rumour that one of the New York Mets was gay. With no apparent basis in fact, a piece of classic tabloi(...)

Michael Sam during pre-game workouts for the St Louis Rams in Miami. Photograph: Marc Serota/Getty Images

At one stage during the never-ending build-up to an NFL season that finally kicks off tonight, ESPN went live to the St Louis Rams’ training camp. On-(...)

 Michael Sam  the victim of an inappropriate twitter comment. Photograph: Joe Robbins/Getty Images

Miami Dolphins have fined safety Don Jones for a negative comment he made on Twitter about Michael Sam, the NFL’s first openly gay player.Jones has b(...)

 Actress Ellen Page has come out as a gay woman. Photograph: Jason Merritt/Getty Images

Actor Ellen Page, who was nominated for an Oscar for her role in Juno, came out as a lesbian yesterday at a Las Vegas conference for gay teens. (...)

Michael Sam, a University of Missouri football player,  is expected to be chosen in the early rounds of May’s NFL draft. Photograph: New York Times

One of the most promising American footballers on the verge of turning pro, Michael Sam, has revealed he is gay, setting him on course to be the Natio(...)