As recent headline-making examples in high school football show, sometimes the decision to not play games or to sit players shows true character.
There was something about Mary that accomplished marathon runner and now coach Alberto Salazar saw in Mary Cain. Under his tutelage, she's chasing wins in national competitions.
An Alabama high school teacher and coach made a non-apology for an anti-gay diatribe which included a disrespectful reference to the First Lady as "fat butt Michelle Obama."
Katie Hnida, who was scorned when she said a Colorado football teammate raped her, knows what the alleged victim in the Steubenville, Ohio, case is facing.
Women have played football in high school and college, and have their own tackle leagues. But if someone makes it to the NFL, it will likely be as a kicker.