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Sam 'determined' to make it as first openly gay player in NFL

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Michael Sam, who made history as the first openly gay player drafted into the NFL, vowed to use any negative reaction he encounters as a spur to excellence. 

St. Louis Rams' draft pick Michael Sam addresses the media during a press conference at Rams Park in Earth City, Missouri, on May 13, 2014

"I'm determined to be great," the 24-year-old defensive end said on Tuesday as the St. Louis Rams held a day of press conferences to introduce their 11 new draftees at Rams Park.

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