Sports has made encouraging headway in the battle against discrimination of any sort. But one writer is having trouble seeing progress in the NHL's inability to punish Wayne Simmonds.
Today's athletes know Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. as an idea rather than as a man. But that doesn't mean his message has been lost.
ESPN The Magazine's Steve Wulf looks at the unwritten rules that govern sports, those based in loyalty and honor. Abide by them and the game will honor you back. Ignore them, and your armor will be less than shining.
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Season or no season: the NHL owners have won.