Sometimes, it's instructive to look at why some stories go away within minutes of coming out — Peter Gammons' accidental plagarism — and some stories linger indefinitely, like that sticky film that just won't rinse away.
The Ozzie Guillen calling Jay Mariotti a fag story is now nearing a week in the news, and this one keeps being fed by the main protagonists. Guillen is doing his part by mocking sensitivity training, but the real gasoline on the fire is Mariotti, whom, if we didn't know any better, would seem to — no! — be having all kinds of fun with this whole business. As The Big Lead points out, his Sunday column is full of choice tidbits.