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Former Missouri defensive lineman Michael Sam runs the 40-yard dash during the 2014 NFL Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium on Feb. 24, 2014 in Indianapolis, Ind. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Mizzou’s Michael Sam Works Out at NFL Combine

SEC co-defensive player of year runs the 40 in 4.91 seconds.

02/24/2014

Prospective NFL draft pick Michael Sam made waves when he outed himself as gay. (Getty Images)

Ellis Says Michael Sam “Needs To Go In There, Close His Mouth And Play Foootball

Former Dallas Cowboy defensive end Greg Ellis says there will be discomfort from other players, but he can overcome that by playing well,

02/21/2014

Running back Ray Rice #27 of the Baltimore Ravens (credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Keidel: Ray Rice Another Crack In NFL Shield

Even by the pro athlete’s subterranean standards, the Ray Rice video was shocking. He made no effort to heal or cradle or care for his unconscious fiancee.

02/21/2014

20. St. Louis Rams (7-9)

Compromise Proposed for Off-Duty Officers Carrying Guns Into Stadium

St. Louis police are dealing with the league’s rule prohibiting off-duty officers from carrying their weapons into stadiums.

02/21/2014

An anonymous survey of NFL players shows that while most don’t believe sexual orientation matters to them, there are some lingering issues surrounding acceptance of openly gay players. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

NFL Player Poll: 86 Percent Say Sexual Orientation Does Not Matter To Them

The ESPN survey of 51 anonymous players – about the sample size of a full team roster – were asked four questions regarding sexual orientation matters in the National Football League. Eighty-six percent said they are okay with a gay teammate, with 44 of the players agreeing that a player’s sexual orientation does not matter to them.

02/17/2014

Michael Sam #52 of the University of Missouri Tigers looks to sack Nathan Scheelhaase #2 of the University of Illinois Fighting Illini during the State Farm Arch Rivalry game on Sept. 4, 2010 at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis, Mo. (credit: Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Father Of Gay NFL Prospect Claims He Was ‘Terribly Misquoted’ By The New York Times

The father of an NFL prospect who came out as gay says he was “terribly misquoted” by a recent story in The New York Times.

02/14/2014

Missouri Tigers Michael Sam points to the crowd after a sack of the Arizona State Sun Devils quarterback in the second quarter at Faurot Field in Columbia, Missouri on September 15, 2012. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Former NFL Player Comments On Michael Sam

Former NFL player Wade Davis came out in 2012, now he’s director of the You Can Play Project and he says the most important thing to Michael Sam is that he can play.

02/10/2014

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Keidel: NFL Mansions And Expansions

Forever high on hubris, the sport is pondering extra games, playoff teams, and new franchises, perhaps in London or Los Angeles. And it feels like all are in the name of profit, not principle.

02/07/2014

Jadeveon Clowney #7 of the South Carolina Gamecocks works out on the field before the start of their game against the Wisconsin Badgers at the Capital One Bowl on January 1, 2014 in Orlando, Florida.

Jadeveon Clowney: I Should Be #1 Pick

South Carolina defensive star could be a target of St. Louis Rams at #2 if not taken 1st in NFL Draft.

02/06/2014

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