What the Giants are planning sounds great—though it's easier for the team in the Bay Area to make that move—but meanwhile, in the world of the NBA (which might be the most homophobic of pro sports. . . ) a long-time exec with Seattle roots comes out in a big way. Required reading, worth one of you 20 NYT stories online per month. If I'm allowed to say that.

On another note, Milton Bradley officially no longer a Mariner.

And in Olds, the opposite of News, Cubs continue to suck.