Jason Collins "coming out" a sad commentary on media

Published: Thursday, May. 2, 2013 - 10:05 am
Last Modified: Thursday, May. 2, 2013 - 11:33 am

Re "Reynolds, Les applaud Collins' revelation" (Leading off, May 2): Interesting. Two weeks ago the big news was the bombings in Boston. This week's big news is a journeyman no-name NBA player disclosing his sexual orientation.

The combined media -- news, sports and entertainment -- have further lowered their already miniscule standards by shamelessly slobbering all over this man, whose "coming out" should have rated no more than a sneeze on the importance meter.

-- Kenneth C. Fisher, Roseville

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