Michael Sam

Dallas Cowboys #46 - Defensive End

  • Born: 01/07/90
  • Age: 31
  • Height: 6-2
  • Weight: 261
  • Seasons: 0
NFL
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Meet the 16 out gay and bi football players in the NFL’s 102-year history

Carl Nassib will become the first to ever play a down as openly gay, but the rest are still trailblazers.

Mississippi Gov vs. trans athletes; Super Bowl LV cheat sheet; NFL Cliff’s Notes for MLB fans

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The Huddle is your daily briefing on what’s new in LGBTQ sports news, the latest links and who’s in the social media spotlight.

These 39 current NFL players have all played with an out gay teammate

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Players on 22 NFL teams have already had an out gay teammate, including six players with the Arizona Cardinals.

Here’s a great way to start 2021: Come out

It’s a new year! Unfortunately, Some of 2020’s worst problems followed us into 2021, like the dearth of out pro male athletes. A New Year’s message from the managing editor.

Some retired gay male athletes continue to be frustrated more haven’t come out after them

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Dave Kopay is the latest retired gay male athlete to ask why there aren’t more openly gay players in elite team sports.

Here are the Election Day winners (of our 2 Twitter polls)

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We asked Twitter followers to vote on their favorite stories of the year and their favorite coming out stories.

Celebrating LGBTQ sports history with Jim, Cyd and LZ

LZ Granderson interviewed co-founders Jim Buzinski and Cyd Zeigler about their 21 years telling stories at a virtual convention of queer journalists, where they were inducted into the LGBTQ...

NLGJA names Outsports co-founders Jim Buzinski and Cyd Zeigler to LGBTQ Journalists Hall of Fame

The Association of LGBTQ Journalists said it chose the Outsports cofounders because they are among those "who have exemplified the association’s mission to advance fair and accurate coverage of...

Sue Bird on ‘Cute white girls’; Coach aids gymnast’s transition; Billie Jean King in 7th heaven

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The Huddle is your daily briefing on what’s new in LGBT sports news, the latest links and who’s in the social media spotlight.

Celebrating LGBTQ sports history: Michael Sam blazes a trail in college football and NFL

Every day in October we’re looking back at the athletes, coaches and events that made LGBTQ sports history.

Olympic milestone, NFL first, Covid cancels games

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The Huddle is your daily briefing on what’s new in LGBT sports news, the latest links and who’s in the social media spotlight.

Donté Stallworth laughs off the ‘Patriots are tanking’ takes

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If you think the 2020 Patriots are tanking, Pats alum Donté Stallworth thinks you’re a crazy person.