Two years after her older sister was the No. 1 pick in the WNBA draft, Stanford star Chiney Ogwumike followed suit, going first Monday at the league's draft at Mohegan Sun Arena, Kate Fagan writes.
Brittney Griner made a successful leap from the NCAA to WNBA, and continued to grow a vital social consciousness off the court, as well.
What exactly does it mean to be an openly gay athlete? Well, the recent news surrounding Brittney Griner shows the changing dialogue around gay athletes in sports.