For some reason, the public isn't demanding accountability from the owners who have shut down the immensely popular NBA and NFL.
Sure, it's a free speech issue. But when Champion dropped Rashard Mendenhall over his tweets about the reaction to Osama bin Laden's death, it became a control issue, too. And Mendenhall now has it back.
From the diamond to the the tennis courts, bigger, more powerful is better. Is height and strength pushing skill out of sports?
What have we learned from Manny Ramirez and Terrell Owens in the past few weeks? Maybe it's that the balance of power is shifting to ownership in pro sports.