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Openly Gay Football Player Michael Sam Drops Bomb: 'I Am Not The Only Gay Person In The NFL'

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Michael Sam was the first openly gay football player to be selected in the NFL draft.

That is a huge milestone for the concussion-causing, overly macho sport.

But Sam isn't the only one, according to him! He said:

"I am not the only gay person in the NFL. I'm just saying there is a lot of us. I respect the players that did reach out to me and had the courage to tell me that they were also gay, but they do not have the same courage as I do to come out before I even played a down in the NFL.

Was it a risky move? Yes. But at that moment, the reason why I came out is I thought it wasn't going to be a big deal. Maybe I was naive. Maybe I thought it was 2014, and people will understand that there's gay NFL players. There's gay athletes everywhere. But I was clearly wrong. It was a huge deal.

The players who have reached out to me and told me about their sexual orientation, it just means a lot. But I will never say anything about who they are, what teams they are [on]. I'm just saying there's some famous people, and I'm not the only one."

That's incredible!!

It'd make sense to assume that obviously there'd be a percentage of gay men playing in the NFL but "some famous" players??

Sam makes it seem like even he was shocked at how many players reached out to him.

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We hope others can follow his example. It's time to swing wide the closet doors in professional sports and let the fab out!!

It's 2015 people. The time for equality for all is now. Thank goodness for people like Michael, who are willing to take that first, crucial step!

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Late North Carolina Basketball Coach Dean Smith Leaves Money In His Will For EVERY Letterman Who Ever Played For Him!

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Dean Smith left a special gift behind for his basketball players!

This February, the sports world lost a true legend when iconic North Carolina Tar Heels basketball coach Dean Smith passed away at 83 years old.

However, his former players are learning today that the bond they shared with their coach is still alive and well.

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Before he died, Coach Smith wanted to make sure his players (specifically his lettermen players) knew how much they meant to him, so he made sure to leave them a little present in his will!

So what exactly did he leave them? Well, Dean made sure a letter was sent to 180 of his former players containing a check for $200 and a note to "enjoy a dinner out"!

Awwwww! How sweet is that!!

Former UNC player Jim Dempsey posted a picture of the letter he and many others received this morning, and we're sure more than a few players were fighting back some waterworks when this came in the mail!

See the whole note (below)!

[Image via AP Images.]

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Serena Williams Out-Beyoncés Queen Bey With Her Own Killer 7/11 Video!

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Serena Williams 'aint messin' around!

We thought Beyoncé mastered the home-style music video when she released 7/11 from her hotel room, but we think she may have just been one-upped.

That's because Tennis' star player took some time off from training to film her own video with a GoPro!

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It's always fun to see athletes letting their goofy sides out, and Serena is no exception.

But we can't decide which part is our favorite: Serena's Cookie Monster onesie, or the music stopping to let that old man walk by.

We just really hope this leads to Venus making a Bootylicious video.

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Entire College Rugby Team Dismantled For Sexist Chant… Right On The Heels Of $20,000 Fine Towards Professional Player Over Gay Slurs

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This was not a great day for the world of Rugby.

University of Mary Washington's Rugby team was officially disbanded on Monday following a leaked video of some of the teammates singing a sexist song that glorified rape and necrophilia.

Apparently, back in November, eight members from the school's club Rugby team were at a party off-campus when they started to sing a drinking chant that eventually made its way to administration.

In addition to being dissolved, the entire team was forced to take sexual assault prevention classes, despite 38 of the 46 members being out of state at the time when the following was recorded:

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Will Ferrell Plays Baseball With 10 Major League Teams In One Day To Fight Cancer — Watch HERE!

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Will Ferrell joins MLB teams to fight cancer

Don't worry, Will Ferrell isn't starring in a Major League remake (not yet, at least). But the 47-year-old actor did play with 10 different Major League Baseball teams in just one day!

On Thursday, the Anchorman star was traded between 10 MLB teams and played at all nine positions on the field. And he wasn't half bad!

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The players embraced the funny man as one of their own teammates. Though, the actor's value as a free agent was questionable…

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Britney Spears Might Just Be The Next Super Bowl Halftime Performer Now That Her Vegas Stint Is A Surefire Hit!

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Watch out Katy Perry, the Princess of Pop wants her seat on the throne back!

Even though the Super Bowl just happened less than two months ago, sports fans and music fans alike are already anxious to find out who will be performing at the 2016 Halftime Show.

Next year's big game is the NFL's 50th championship, so the league is going to have to get someone HUGE if they want to live up to the hype… and we think they may just do it!

That's because rumors began circulating on Thursday that Britney Spears herself is in the lead for the coveted spot!

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