Since Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban said he would consider drafting Brittney Griner a couple days ago, the "women playing in men's sports" debate has been renewed.
Griner joins Danica Patrick and Michelle Wie, the most recent examples, as women who either have joined or have been talked about joining the "men's division" of their chosen sport.
Whether or not Griner could play a meaningful role in the NBA is a matter of opinion. The real question is: why not let her, and any other woman who has the inclination, try?
In fact, sports like the NBA and MLS and any sport for that matter, should be actively trying to bring women into their leagues. This is supposed to be the best of the best right? It's not the World Series of Men, it's the World Series.
I know what some of you are saying, "Every sport? What about the UFC?" Well if there was a woman who proved herself, like every man does, through matches against opponents of similar weight, then yes, the UFC as well. How many male...