Wednesday July 9th, 2014

St. Louis Rams rookie defensive end Michael Sam will appear on the cover of Out magazine.

Sam was drafted by the Rams in the seventh round with the 249th pick in May's NFL Draft. Sam was named the 2013 SEC Co-Defensive Player of the Year following his senior season at Missouri.

The cover story describes how Sam being drafted has made an impact outside of the sports world:

An integrated NFL isn’t the only “big deal” LGBT Americans have had the good fortune to celebrate in recent years, but for a community suffering from milestone fatigue, Sam’s announcement was significant...

DEITSCH: The drama Behind the Michael Sam Drama

- Paul Palladino 

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