The view from our Courtside Seat isn't always pretty. The Jim Leyritz case is a perfect example of the grim, sad junction that sometimes happens with sports and the law. (Then again, the view has its moments, too. See the second item in this week's column.) Today, we start with
Red light, green light
Shortly after 3 a.m. on Dec. 28, 2007, Jim Leyrtiz was behind the wheel of his Ford Expedition trying to make it home from an alcohol-fueled celebration of his 44th birthday.