When the Mission College Lady Saints tip off their playoff game Friday night, 51-year-old Gabrielle Ludwig will mostly be worried about her injured ankle and how it might affect her team's winning streak.
Major League Soccer player Marc Burch releases a statement supporting the suspension he received after using a homophobic slur during a Soccer game. This comes at a time of unprecedented attention to the LGBT movement by professional sports.
The Vatican has denied rumors that Pope Benedict XVI's resignation was influenced by a "Gay Lobby" or network of gay bishops. Tim Tebow opted not to visit an anti-LGBT church in Dallas, Texas. A Southern Baptist Church wants to uphold the ban on gay Boy Scouts, but many Jews feel differently.
In response to stories that NFL teams are wondering whether Notre Dame star football player and Heisman Trophy runner-up Manti Te’o is gay, former Bears Quarterback Jim Miller said that religion would prevent a gay player from being accepted in an NFL locker room.
The elephant in Manti Te’o’s room isn’t all that difficult to address. Proper leadership from Roger Goodell’s office could fix the Te’o “problem” and move the Neanderthal sports world into the 21st century.