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Commentary: It’s hypocritical to rip Sherman for rant

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For more than three hours Sunday, millions of Americans joyfully cheered a football game whose players are paid to be angry and callous.

But then, moments afterward, America was offended when one of those players spewed anger and callousness?

The national vilifying of the Seattle Seahawks’ Richard Sherman for his taunting televised postgame remarks Sunday after the Seahawks’ 23-17 victory over the San Francisco 49ers in the NFC championship game cuts to the heart of sports hypocrisy.

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