College football: Missouri DL Sam announces he’s gay
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — National Football League hopeful Michael Sam on Monday drew public support from athletes, fans and politicians after he disclosed he is gay and became potentially the league’s first openly homosexual player.
The NFL and the University of Missouri, where Sam starred as a defensive lineman, rallied around him. Even first lady Michelle Obama weighed in, calling him an “inspiration” for his courage on and off the field.
Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? https://secure.forumcomm.com/?publisher_ID=40&event=subscriber/lookup.
You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us at email@example.com and we can help you.