Everything is politics whether it be in Washington, DC, San Francisco. Every place and everywhere.
Fans want to entertain the fantasy the sports world is immune from political decisions. Fans want to believe that politics don’t enter into the equation in women’s sports.
Wrong. Read the following piece by San Francisco Chronicle sports scribe Ann Killion. Full transperancy. We both attended the same high school. Admittedly years apart.
San Francisco Chronicle – Ann Killion 6.25.2021
The Olympic rosters are taking shape, and the story is not only who makes Team USA, but who doesn’t.
Some athletes, like Stephen Curry, make the choice themselves. Others, like Cal swimmer Nathan Adrian, lose out by a hair: Adrian missed his fourth Olympic team by 0.25 of a second, but had beautiful perspective, as both a testicular cancer survivor and new father of a baby girl.