Blink and You'd Have Missed Escobar's Suspension

Kolby Solinsky | Posted 11.21.2012 | Canada
Kolby Solinsky

Yunel Escobar has served his three-game suspension for writing a gay slur on his eye black last Saturday, and will return to the Toronto Blue Jays lineup tonight. Wait, didn't that happen, like, yesterday? We've barely had time to breathe, and now Escobar is returning?

We're Talking About Escobar Because It's Easy, Not Important

Peter Worthington | Posted 11.20.2012 | Canada
Peter Worthington

The fuss over Blue Jays player Yunel Escobar's eye black bearing the words "Tu ere maricon," which translates into "You are a faggot," is mindful of Northcote Parkinson's dictum -- easy to understand and convenient for getting mindlessly indignant about, as if this was an unforgivable outrage to human dignity.