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Rams sign 10 to practice squad, none of them Michael Sam

If Michael Sam signs on a practice squad, it won’t be with the Rams. At least not this week. The Rams announced 10 signings to their practice squad, and none of them were the seventh-round pick vying to become the first openly gay player in the NFL. The team signed linebacker Denicos Allen, wide receiver Emory Blake, safety…

All NFL Teams Pass on Michael Sam

42 minutes agoNews : Truthdig

The openly gay NFL hopeful and former recipient of this site’s “Truthdigger of the Week” distinction was cut by the St. Louis Rams on Saturday. Sam played with the Rams during the pre-season period. Coach Jeff Fisher said the outcome...Show More Summary

Michael Sam Goes Unclaimed By 31 NFL Teams, Rams Pass On Offering Him Practice Squad Spot: VIDEO

4 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Michael Sam's prospects of becoming the first openly gay NFL player dimmed over the weekend - with Sam failing to be claimed by the other 31 NFL teams after being cut by the St. Louis Rams on Saturday. The Rams...

Bills’ Eric Wood blames ESPN for lack of interest in Michael Sam

Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted in the NFL, was cut by the Rams on Saturday and passed over by all 31 other teams on waivers on Sunday, and so far he hasn’t even been able to land a spot on a practice squad. So are NFL teams avoiding Sam because he’s gay?…

Michael Sam Not Claimed on Waivers

Michael Sam, attempting to become the first openly gay player in the NFL, was not claimed on waivers on Sunday after he was cut on Saturday by the St. Louis Rams. The team had to cut four players in order to set its 53-man roster, and Sam was one of the four players cut. Show More Summary

Sam's league dream still in limbo after clearing waivers

(Reuters) - Defensive end Michael Sam's quest to become the first openly gay player in the National Football League (NFL) remained in limbo on Sunday after his exit interview with the St. Louis Rams. Both the Rams and national media reported Sam had gone unclaimed off waivers by other league teams before Sunday's 12 noon ET deadline passed. Show More Summary

Michael Sam Clears Waivers, Still Trying To Become First Openly Gay Player To Make NFL Roster

Michael Sam has cleared waivers after being cut by the St. Louis Rams, allowing the defensive end to sign with an NFL team’s practice squad. The former Missouri standout is trying to become the first openly gay player to make an NFL roster. Show More Summary

Steve Grand Puts Nude Spin On Ice Bucket Challenge

yesterdayLGBT / Gay : Queerty

If you’re among those who have been ambivalent about taking the fund-raising Ice Bucket Challenge due to the severe drought plaguing parts of the world, you can count Steve Grand among your number. Still, the first openly gay country singer has found a way to support the charity, which has raised nearly $100 million for the […]

Poor Thang: First Openly Gay NFL Player Michael Sam Kicked To The Curb By The St. Louis Rams

No NFL showers for Michael Sam now… Michael Sam Cut By The St. Louis Rams Via Fox News reports: The St. Louis Rams have cut Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team. The 7th-round draft

Michael Sam: What's Next?

Now that Michael Sam has been cut by the St. Louis Rams, questions abound about what’s next for the defensive end who earlier this year became the NFL’s first openly gay player. And Twitter reaction to the Rams' decision was decidedly mixed.

Michael Sam Cut By St. Louis Rams; Quest For NFL History Hits Setback

Michael Sam made history as the first openly gay player to be drafted by NFL team, but he won't make history as the first to take the field in the pros just yet. The St. Louis Rams cut Sam on Saturday, as the former college all-pro was...Show More Summary

American football - Sam confident of NFL shot despite Rams release

- Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted in National Football League, said he was confident of making a pro football team despite being cut by the St Louis Rams. The journey continues," the defensive end wrote on Twitter. NFL teams had to reach the 53-man NFL limit by Saturday ahead of next week's season openers.

Michael Sam: NFL’s First Openly Gay Player May Soon Find A New Team

Michael Sam has been cut by the St. Louis Rams, but many believe the former SEC Defensive Player of the Year still has a good chance to become the first openly gay player to play in the NFL. Sam had a strong preseason for the Rams, with...Show More Summary

Teammate defends Michael Sam after ESPN's 'shower' report

Before Michael Sam, the NFL's first openly gay player, ever set foot on an NFL football field, doubters had claimed that he would be a distraction to his team and shunned by his teammates. However, in the first media flare-up regarding...Show More Summary

American football - First openly gay NFL draftee Sam cut from Rams roster

- Michael Sam, the first openly gay player selected in the National Football League draft, was released Saturday by the St. Louis Rams in final roster cuts before the season begins. All NFL teams had to reach the 53-man NFL limit byShow More Summary

St. Louis Rams cut Michael Sam, NFL's first openly gay football player

The St. Louis Rams cut Michael Sam, the first openly gay football player drafted into the NFL, minutes before the league's deadline for the upcoming season's final rosters."I will tell you this: I was pulling for Mike, I really was," Rams Coach Jeff Fisher says in a news conference Saturday after the cut, reports the New York Times. Show More Summary

Sam's bid to be first openly gay NFL player on hold

yesterdayNews : The Newsroom

(Reuters) - Defensive end Michael Sam's dream of becoming the first openly gay player in the National Football League (NFL) was put on hold on Saturday when he failed to make the St. Louis Rams' 53-man roster for the 2014 regular season. Show More Summary

First Openly Gay NFL Layer Released

The St. Louis Rams have released Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by the NFL. All NFL teams had to reach the 53-man NFL limit by Saturday ahead of next week’s season openers. Sam, a defensive end taken in the seventh round, was among the last four players cut from the Rams’ lineup. [...]

Michael Sam Cut by St. Louis Rams

Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by the NFL, has been cut by the St. Louis Rams. According to ESPN, the Rams decided to cut Sam when they had to reduce their roster to the mandated 53 players Saturday afternoon. Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com St. Louis Rams (NFL)

Michael Sam; St. Louis Rams Cut First Openly Gay NFL Player

Michael Sam, the NFL’s first openly gay player, will never get the chance to play a regular season NFL game – at least not for the St. Louis Rams. According to an ABC News report, the St. Louis Rams cut Michael Sam today, putting him on waivers as of 4 P.M. Show More Summary

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