This photo taken Sept. 7, 2014, shows former Dallas Cowboys Michael Sam walking on the field before the first half of an NFL football game in Arlington, Texas. Sam said in a TV documentary that aired ... more 
This photo taken Sept. 7, 2014, shows former Dallas Cowboys Michael Sam walking on the field before the first half of an NFL football game in Arlington, Texas. Sam said in a TV documentary that aired Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014, that coming out as gay was the right thing to do. He'd have preferred the news come out after he informed the team that drafted him. "It didn't need to be public," Sam said. "Why do gay people have to do it?" (AP Photo/LM Otero) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By LM Otero
Sat, Dec 27, 2014 10:39 PM EST