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Michael Sam Says He Shouldn't Have Come Out Before NFL Draft

Michael Sam made history five years ago by becoming the first openly gay person drafted by the NFL, but now says he regrets coming out ahead of the draft and believes it hurt his chances at a professional career.

Sam came out as gay that same year, 2014, while still at the University of Missouri, where he was SEC’s co-defensive player of the year in 2013. He told students at the University of New Mexico last week he felt the NFL had given him “a raw deal.”

Michael Sam Wishes He Hadn't Come Out Before NFL Draft

Michael Sam made history five years ago by becoming the first openly gay person drafted by the NFL, but now says he regrets coming out ahead of the draft and believes it hurt his chances at a professional career.

Sam came out as gay that same year, 2014, while still at the University of Missouri, where he was SEC’s co-defensive player of the year in 2013. He told students at the University of New Mexico last week he felt the NFL had given him “a raw deal.”

NFL's First Ever Male Cheerleaders Headed To The Superbowl

The first-ever male NFL cheerleaders are heading to the Super Bowl.

After making history at the start of the season in 2018, Quinton Peron and Napoleon Jinnies are about to become the first male cheerleaders to ever perform at a Super Bowl.

The Los Angeles Rams secured their spot at Super Bowl LIII in a win over the New Orleans Saints on Sunday — winning 26-23. They took the lead with an overtime field goal.

After the victory, both Peron and Jinnies used Twitter to confirm their upcoming historic moment and share their excitement.

Trans Boxer Patricio Manuel Makes History By Winning Debut Boxing Match

Trans boxer Patricio Manuel made history last night with a unanimous decision victory on his professional boxing debut - but was booed by some members of the crowd.

Manuel, 34, who started transitioning in 2013, received jeers after beating super-featherweight Hugo Aguilar.

Manuel is the first transgender male to fight professionally in the United States.

He started fighting as a female and boxed in the 2012 Olympic trials for the US but a shoulder injury cut short dreams of making it over to the London Games.

New Documentary Follows Trans Men As They Prep For A Body Building Competition

From surgeries and T parties to the struggles and joys of transitioning, follow four men as they prepare for Trans FitCon, the only bodybuilding competition exclusively for trans men. Glimpse the intimate relationships between these men and their partners, family, and children as they train throughout the year. This powerful documentary culminates in a triumphant gesture of acceptance and an understanding of the shared struggles among them as they take the stage and embody their true selves.

Directed by T Cooper

4 Highschool Football Players Arrested For Raping Teammate With Broomstick

Four suspects charged in an alleged locker room sexual assault at Damascus High School were released on bond Monday.

A bond hearing was held for four of the five players who were being charged as adults.

Jean Claude Abedi, Kristian Jamal Lee, Will Daniel Smith, Caleb Thorpe face charges including first-degree rape in the alleged Halloween locker room attack against their own teammates on the Damascus JV football team.

Back In October Dwight Howard Suffered A "Butt" Injury He Mistook For Back Pain

Washington Wizards center Dwight Howard got some mixed news on the injury that has kept him out during the preseason.  It all kind of makes more since now, knowing that he's a bottom, but hey, it happens.  Good news is, the issue isn’t serious. On the other, it’s definitely more embarrassing.

Turns out, Howard wasn’t dealing with back soreness after all. It was actually his butt that was the source of his discomfort, according to Shams Charania.

Former Dallas Cowboy To Marry Boyfriend On Sunday

Jeff Rohrer, a former Dallas Cowboys linebacker, came out as gay Wednesday in an interview in The New York Times.

“I’ve given at least five people heart attacks with this news,” he told the paper. “But for the most part, many of my closest friends, including some of my former teammates with the Cowboys, could not have been more happy and supportive.”

Brother of Aaron Hernandez Reveals NFL Star Was Struggling With His Sexuality

Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was sexually abused when he was a child, his brother told CBS station WBZ-TV. Jonathan Hernandez also told the station that his father would beat him and his brother and that Aaron Hernandez was gay.

The former NFL star died by suicide in a Massachusetts prison in 2017. The 27-year-old was serving a life sentence for the 2013 murder of semi-pro linebacker Odin Lloyd.

When Aaron Hernandez was 6 years old, he was sexually abused by an older boy, Jonathan Hernandez told WBZ-TV. Aaron Hernandez didn't report the abuse.

Former Highschool Classmate Says He and Aaron Hernandez Had A Sexual Relationship

The first installment of a six-part investigative series by The Boston Globe claims former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was sexually molested as a boy. The newspaper’s acclaimed “Spotlight” investigative team researched Hernandez’s life from birth until he killed himself in prison.