14th December 2014
Oprah Winfrey to interview gay NFL star Michael Sam this month 2
4:54 PM — Oprah Winfrey is set to interview gay American football star Michael Sam later this month.
5th December 2014
Baseball player calls reporter a ‘prick’ for asking why he opposes equal marriage 29
3:47 PM — Baseball player Torii Hunter - who has recorded political adverts opposing same-sex marriage - labelled a reporter a "prick" for asking about them.
15th November 2014
Basketball star Derrick Gordon plays first game since coming out
1:59 PM — College basketball player Derrick Gordon has played in his first official game since coming out as gay.
7th November 2014
Former NFL star: Maybe Michael Sam chose to be gay, God doesn’t make mistakes 49
5:40 PM — Former NFL player Deion Sanders has said it's possible Michael Sam chose to be gay - because God "doesn't make mistakes".
3rd November 2014
Ex-Rangers player Marvin Andrews: Gay people have a ‘spiritual sickness’ 37
12:00 PM — Former Rangers FC player Marvin Andrews has claimed that gay people have a "spiritual sickness".
1st November 2014
Baseball star Torii Hunter endorses Republican to ‘keep marriage between a man and a woman’ 11
1:28 PM — Baseball player Torii Hunter has cited opposition to same-sex marriage as a reason to back an Arkansas Republican candidate.
15th October 2014
ABC unveils gay footballer comedy series 5
11:42 AM — ABC has commissioned a comedy series based on the life of gay footballer Robbie Rogers.
20th September 2014
Michael Sam ‘making good progress’ on Dallas Cowboys practice squad 1
12:58 PM — The coach of the Dallas Cowboys says that out player Michael Sam is making good progress on the team's practice squad.
14th September 2014
Fox pundit: NFL is sending homophobic players to ‘re-indoctrination camps’ 9
3:18 PM — A Fox pundit has claimed that an NFL player who made a homophobic remark about Michael Sam was sent to a "re-indoctrination camp".
13th September 2014
NFL star who ‘doesn’t believe in’ same-sex marriage indicted on child abuse charge 18
6:06 PM — A Minnesota Vikings player who "doesn't believe in" same-sex marriage has been indicted on charges of child abuse, after allegedly whipping his four-year-old son.
10th September 2014
Casey Stoney: I can understand the fears of footballers who don’t come out 4
7:44 PM — Former England women's captain Casey Stoney has said that she understands why no male football players have come out.
30th August 2014
St Louis Rams drop gay NFL player Michael Sam 14
9:26 PM — Michael Sam, the first out player in the history of NFL, has been cut from the roster of the St Louis Rams.
29th August 2014
Michael Sam: I am ‘very confident’ I’ll make a team this season
3:45 PM — Out NFL player Michael Sam has said that he's "very confident" he has performed well enough to earn a place on his team's permanent roster.
15th August 2014
First out NBA player Jason Collins considering retirement 2
11:39 AM — Jason Collins, the first out NBA player, has revealed he is considering retiring from the sport.
11th August 2014
Watch: Michael Sam makes debut in NFL preseason match
4:30 PM — NFL player Michael Sam has made his debut in a match for the St Louis Rams.
7th August 2014
Rugby player could face ban over homophobic abuse 7
4:46 PM — A rugby player could be banned from the sport for eight matches, over allegations of homophobic abuse.
25th July 2014
US: AFA president upset Michael Sam will see ‘naked beefcakes’ in the shower 51
3:37 PM — The American Family Association president is upset that Michael Sam will see naked "beefcakes" in the shower.
23rd July 2014
Michael Sam: Coach who wouldn’t hire me is entitled to his opinion 2
2:45 PM — Michael Sam has responded to former Colts coach Tony Dungy's claims that he "wouldn't have taken" an openly gay player.
Former Colts coach: I gave my honest answer when I said I wouldn’t take Michael Sam 6
10:44 AM — Former NFL coach Tony Dungy has defended his claim this week that he wouldn't allow openly gay player Michael Sam on his team.
21st July 2014
Former Colts coach: I wouldn’t have taken gay player Michael Sam 13
6:26 PM — Former Colts coach Tony Dungy has claimed that he "wouldn't have taken" Michael Sam if he were still in charge of a team.