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ESPN's Report on Michael Sam's Shower Habits Was Delinquent Journalism
How he's accepted is a legitimate story, but the network is fumbling it
August 27, 2014

There's a real story about his acceptance in the NFL, and they're screwing it up.

Jason Collins Re-Joins the NBA, And We Savor the Moment
February 23, 2014

Jason Collins will become the first openly gay major-sport male athlete tonight. The milestone invites us to think of other milestones.

Are Republicans Afraid to Talk About Michael Sam?
February 11, 2014

It's been mostly cheers for Michael Sam, except on the right—where it's been mostly silence. Can that change?

Which Team Would Draft Openly Gay Player Michael Sam?
February 10, 2014

A look at the NFL's locker rooms and defensive schemes give us some clues about where Michael Sam will end up.

College Football Prospect Comes Out, Challenging the NFL to Draft Him
February 09, 2014

Michael Sam will be the first openly gay NFL player, if the NFL can get over itself.