Posts Tagged Gays and lesbians

Burke: Michael Sam signing with CFL historic moment

Newly signed Montreal Alouettes defensive end Michael Sam smiles at a press conference in Montreal on Tuesday, May 26, 2015. (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press via AP)

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Brian Burke believes the Montreal Alouettes signing of Michael Sam is a tipping point in professional sports.

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Michael Sam: Focused on football, not making history in CFL

Montreal Alouettes, Canadian Football League team general manager Jim Popp, right, and newly-signed defensive end Michael Sam pose for a photo at a press conference in Montreal on Tuesday, May 26, 2015. (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press via AP)

MONTREAL (AP) — Michael Sam says his priority is helping the Montreal Alouettes win, not making history as the first openly gay player in the Canadian Football League.

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Montreal Alouettes sign openly gay defensive end Michael Sam

In this March 22, 2015, file photo, Michael Sam runs through a drill during the NFL Super Regional Combine football workout in Tempe, Ariz. The Montreal Alouettes have signed defensive end Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted in the NFL. The club says the free agent has agreed to a two-year deal. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, File)

MONTREAL (AP) — Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted in the NFL, signed a two-year contract Friday with the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football league.

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