In ESPN The Magazine's Money Issue, Kate Fagan writes that Brittney Griner signed with a Chinese team to fine-tune her game while earning big bucks. But life overseas gave the WNBA star more than she bargained for.
We have yet to harness the full power of the Sochi/Russia anti-gay law conversation because some voices remain silent. Why? Many fail to see the fears and pressures weighing on a large segment of the sports community: gay female athletes.
There has been plenty of reaction to Margaret Court's recent comments opposing equal gay rights, and it doesn't erase the irony that the former tennis great is using a platform gained from one civil rights movement to condemn another.