Being a sports fan is a passive thing, and can be a frustrating one. But it shouldn't make us smaller, less happy and less generous than we'd otherwise be. So let's stop letting it do that.
Delonte West, who is still an effective player and just 29 years old, is unemployed for reasons that have little to do with basketball, and much to do with things basketball people don't much like talking about.
The first in an occasional series of lists of things deals with the apparent but not actual connection between Neutral Zone Infraction and mental health.
It's one thing to watch sports in search of some reflection of ourselves and the world as it exists. It's another and entirely more complicated thing to find it.