Poll No. 1: Broadly speaking, where do you stand on professional athletes sitting out games in support of Black lives?
Upshot: Less than one in five outright opposed to it? We’ve got to think that percentage would’ve been higher — by a lot — in the not-too-distant past. What does it mean? Do we not care so much about sports in these challenging times? Are we a more empathetic society? Are we more outraged? Whatever the explanation, it smells like progress.