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Conservative columnist: Obama using gay NFL prospect Michael Sam to distract from Benghazi

Conservative columnist Steve Deace descended into self-parody by complaining that the Obama administration had somehow used the first openly gay NFL prospect to distract from Benghazi. University of Missouri defensive lineman Michael Sam publicly announced last month that he was gay in advance of the scouting events that precede the…

Potential NFL draft pick comes out as gay; would be first openly gay football player

Missouri defensive lineman Michael Sam — a USA TODAY All-America pick last season — revealed that he is gay in multiple interviews today. “I just want to make sure I could tell my story the way I want to tell it,” Sam told the New York Times. “I just want…