That sound you hear is cheering over the resignation of homophobic Penn State women's basketball coach Rene Portland. She resigned last week while I was gone.
The latest sports columnist to add his shouts of joy to the chorus is Mike Seate of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.
So whether gay, lesbian or straight, this is a victory -- and not just for college basketball players. Schools that condone discrimination are losers, regardless of the point total on the scoreboard.Other comments have come from Walt Moody at CentreDaily.com , David Jones of The Patriot-News and, of course, the best women's basketball columnist of all, Mechelle Voepel at ESPN.
Hat tip to the magnificant Women's Hoops Blog for the links.
I wrote about Portland here.