Knowing there is a problem is not enough. Rallying around a common goal to produce the desired result is the way to go. While Bayless's passion is clearly evident it's not enough to solve complex problems.
It has often been said that a Jewish boy has a better chance of owning a professional sports team than playing on one. But, lately I've been thinking about all the Jewish guys who at some point in their lives determined that they'd rather write and talk about their favorite sports than play them.
Inspired by Vonn and Woods's budding histoire d'amour, we've assembled an all-star lineup of our favorite sports-world pairings, from tennis It-couple Maria Sharapova and Grigor Dimitrov to newly engaged basketball lovebirds Kevin Durant and Monica Wright.
There are all sorts of TV shows and literature about interventions -- how you convince a loved one that their behavior is damaging not just themselves but everyone around them. But how do you perform an intervention for an entire society?
For one, the "coming out" dog and pony show that the media puts on now is getting tired. It should not be breaking news in 2013 for anyone to announce their sexuality. I understand how "momentous" and "unprecedented" all of this is, but I do find it exploitative and repetitive as well.