If ever there was a perfect example of how employment discrimination against gay people operates on a day-to-day basis—and why Congress needs to outlaw such discrimination—the National Football League just provided it.
There’s a ripple of movement in Congress to strip nonprofit status from pro sports businesses such as the NFL and PGA, raising fresh questions about why taxpayers should support billion-dollar entertainment industries.
Last week it was Budweiser that was sold to the Europeans, this week it is the NBA that fell victim to a global economic shift that’s seen the dollar nose-dive vis-à-vis the euro. Respected young forward Josh Childress accepted a fatter offer from a Greek club than the one his U.S. team reportedly was making. He may not be the last.