Sheryl Swoopes is not a spokesperson, not a contrarian, just herself. That's apparent in the Nine for IX documentary "Swoopes," and it's clear as she interacts with her new team at Loyola University Chicago.
Brittney Griner's impact on the WNBA will be drastically minimized if coverage of her games is reduced to the number of breakaway dunks she has. It's an expected play for her, not an automatic highlight.
You don't expect a coach to be fired for winning, especially a few days after leading a team to the best winning percentage in school history. But such is the case with former VCU volleyball coach James Finley.