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Michael Sam, the first openly gay player in the NFL Draft, awaits a new football home

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Former Missouri defensive lineman Michael Sam takes part in position drills during the 2014 NFL Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 24, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Joe Robbins/Getty Images

The 2014 NFL Draft starts tonight,  where Michael Sam, the first openly gay draft prospect will wait to hear his name over the three-day process. The defensive end from the University of Missouri came out as gay in February, a move some felt was risky to his future in football.

Cyd Zeigler, co-founder of OutSports.com joins us to discuss the impact of Sam becoming the first openly gay NFL player.

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