Jeff Pearlman's new book, Showtime: Magic, Kareem, Riley, and the Los Angeles Lakers Dynasty of the 1980s, is a reminder of just how emotionally connected I was to those Laker teams.
There is a blaring question that engulfs the NFL: At what point does Commissioner Roger Goodell confront the constant, haunting league-wide presence of violence against women?
Finally, more than fifty games into the 2013-2014 season, Jason Collins is on an NBA team. Finally, ten months after Collins told the world that he is gay, the 35-year-old center took the court for the Brooklyn Nets against the Los Angeles Lakers. Finally, at long last, we have reached the day when an openly gay man played for one of the “big four” US sports.
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