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Michael Sam

Michael Sam, 1st openly gay player in NFL draft, stepping away from football, he says; 'The last 12 months have been very difficult for me, to the point where I became concerned with my mental health. Because of this I am going to step away from the game at this time. I thank the Alouettes for this opportunity and hope to be back on the field soon. Thank you all for your understanding and support' - @MichaelSamNFL

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Michael Sam

Michael Sam, 1st openly gay player in NFL draft, leaves Montreal Alouettes training camp on eve of 1st game for personal reasons, Canadian Football League team announces - @ESPN

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Michael Sam, 1st openly gay player in NFL draft, signs 2-year deal with Montreal Alouettes - @MTLAlouettes

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Michael Sam

Report: Free-agent defensive end Michael Sam has been accepted into NFL Veteran Combine on March 22 in Tempe, Ariz, source says - @AdamSchefter

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College football star Michael Sam says he's gay

NFL's Michael Sam says he's engaged to boyfriend Vito Cammisano - @outsports

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Report: Michael Sam is engaged to his longtime boyfriend - @CBSMiami

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Michael Sam

Michael Sam thanks Dallas Cowboys, fans 'for this opportunity' after being cut by practice squad; 'While this is disappointing, I will take the lessons I learned here in Dallas and continue to fight for an opportunity to prove that I can play every Sunday' - @USATODAY

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Report: Dallas Cowboys have released defensive end Michael Sam from their practice squad - @AlbertBreer

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Dallas Cowboys will sign defensive end Michael Sam to practice squad - @SportsCenter

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The Dallas Cowboys plan to bring Michael Sam to Dallas for a physical Wednesday, per team source; if all goes well, Sam will be a Cowboy - @AdamSchefter

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College football star Michael Sam says he's gay

Editor's note: Following his release from the St. Louis Rams, Michael Sam released the following statement via Twitter: ‘I want to thank the entire Rams organization and the city of St. Louis for giving me this tremendous opportunity and allowing me to show I can play at this level. I look forward to continuing to build on the progress I made here toward a long and successful career. The most worthwhile things in life rarely come easy, this is a lesson I've always known. The journey continues.’ - Jimmy

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College football star Michael Sam says he's gay

St. Louis Rams release Michael Sam; will be subject to waivers and can sign with any team - @AdamSchefter, @AlbertBreer

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College football star Michael Sam says he's gay

ESPN says it regrets Michael Sam shower report that drew criticism - @washingtonpost

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College football star Michael Sam says he's gay

Former NFL coach Tony Dungy issues statement clarifying remarks on Michael Sam, says openly gay linebacker 'absolutely' deserves chance to play in league - @espn

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College football star Michael Sam says he's gay

Oprah Winfrey's network's documentary series about Michael Sam, NFL's first openly gay player, postponed following discussions with St. Louis Rams - @SportsCenter

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College football star Michael Sam says he's gay

Report: Oprah Winfrey Network purchases rights to documentary series that will follow the life of Michael Sam, 1st openly gay player drafted in NFL - @ESPN

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Rams defensive end Michael Sam, NFL's first openly gay player, says he feels 'blessed' to have landed in St. Louis - @NBCSports

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NFL draft 2014

Live video: The St. Louis Rams introduce all 11 draft picks, including Michael Sam - @NBCNews

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Johnny Manziel has best-selling jersey on NFLShop.com; Michael Sam's jersey is 2nd most popular - @darrenrovell

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Miami Dolphins safety Don Jones fined, to undergo educational training over tweet about Michael Sam - @ABC

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