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May 10, 2014 6:07 PM

St. Louis Rams pick Missouri’s Michael Sam in NFL Draft

Michael Sam was picked by the St. Louis Rams in the seventh round of the NFL draft Saturday, becoming the first openly gay player drafted by a pro football team. Sam played at Missouri, and came out as gay in media interviews earlier this year. His team and coaches knew his secret and kept it for his final college season.

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