The 2014 TSL Season in Sports was another action-packed, multi-layered experience with athletics once again crossing over into national news and sparking social and political conversations on race, wealth privilege and homosexuality in pro sports. Conversations that are offspring of the emotionally-charged fabric of athletic competition and our country's dependence on it. 

Records were broken on the field and revelations were made off of it, as the changing dynamics of a far-reaching sports landscape forced Americans to look into the mirror and evaluate their own morals, beliefs and character.

Here's another TSL piece I wrote that I consider a must-read as we reflect on the most important sports stories that we covered with our bold, culturally unique, eloquent and impassioned flavor. 

Michael Sam becomes the first openly gay NFL player to be drafted. 

http://theshadowleague.com/articles/michael-sam-and-the-attack-on-heterosexuality-in-pro-sports