I’m writing about three players who have all quit America’s most popular and visible sport mid-season. Their reasons for quitting are as different as their trajectories, but in each of them, there are shards of a much larger and tragic American story.
In Padua, Minnesota, firefighters put out a truck fire that broke out before a St. Patrick’s Day parade. And they did it all while dressed in drag. Witness their flame-destroying, gender-bending heroism, after the jump: