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.
No current female basketball player would be able to compete in the NBA. That includes Baylor center Brittney Griner.
With WNBA rosters capped at 11, teams can't afford to carry their own Jeremy Lins, young players who could become stars.
Kate Fagan has never been a fan of the WNBA, though she should fit right in with the league's demographic. In the first of a three-part series to educate herself on the league, Fagan realizes some of the its flaws are, in fact, strengths.