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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)ST. LOUIS (AP) — Michael Sam dismissed the thought that his sexuality has cost him a spot in the NFL.


2014-12-27 21:30:09 -0700

New York Mayor de Blasio and wife Chirlane walk past a sea of policemen while arriving for the funeral services of NYPD officer Ramos in the Queens borough of New YorkHundreds of cops outside services for Rafael Ramos take a dramatic stance.


2014-12-27 15:32:07 -0700