Michael Sam and the NFL Meritocracy

Michael Sam and the NFL Meritocracy

Michael Sam became the first active openly gay player in the National Football League on Saturday, a fact which is well and truly historic both for the LGBT community and the NFL. Nevertheless, the fact that he was drafted rather late in the day has aroused suspicion and speculation that his sexual orientation may have […]

Michael Sam Could Change Missouri Law

Michael Sam Could Change Missouri Law

Michael Sam being drafted by the St. Louis Rams is an important step for gay athletes in the NFL and other professional sports. While the defensive end was drafted with the 249th pick of the 2014 NFL draft, Sam still has to make the team. If the former University of Missouri payer does join the […]