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Morning Hot Reads: All Equalities Are Not Equal

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 06 / 30 / 15

In light of the Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage, the FT. WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM notes, "When it comes to fighting inequality based on race, sports is an innovator. ...  When it comes to fighting for equality based on sexuality, sports has not made the same impact ." But a GRANTLAND piece...

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