Monthly Archives: February 2017

Column: Universities dropping the ball on athletes’ sexual assault cases

I wrote this column for The Huntington News, which appeared in the Feb. 22 version of the paper. For as long as I can remember, stories of sexual assault have permeated my beloved sports world. As much as I would … Continue reading

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Q&A with The Ringer’s Shea Serrano

In keeping this blog, I’ve reached out to a few high-profile sports media people for interviews, because what better way to learn about the industry than from the pros? Somehow, I’ve been pretty successful in getting responses, thanks to my … Continue reading

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Q&A with ESPN’s Mina Kimes

Mina Kimes has been my sports journalistic idol for the past few months (though she’s been thriving in the field for much longer). I mentioned her in a previous blog post in regards to her outstanding story on Tyreek Hill and domestic violence, a … Continue reading

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Breaking barriers of race in sports media

I’ve been preaching the importance of elevating female sports reporters and broadcasters to the same level as men, but in order to have a fully well-rounded news room or studio, it’s equally as crucial that we see more racial diversity … Continue reading

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Connecticut continues to bulldoze opponents

What better time for a UConn women’s basketball appreciation post? On Monday night, the Huskies won their 100th-straight game, further cementing their status as a sports dynasty. Most people already knew how great UConn is, but there is something about the milestone “100” … Continue reading

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Why we really need female sports journalists

The discussion regarding women in sports media is always a little head-scratching to me. News organizations executives are quick to preach the importance of diversity in the media industry, but they never actually say why. They pat themselves on the … Continue reading

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Melissa Ludtke and the fight for locker room equality

I first heard of Melissa Ludtke in 2013 when I watched ESPN’s Nine for IX documentary, Let Them Wear Towels.  The documentary features Ludtke and other female sports journalists, documenting their fight for access to locker rooms after games in … Continue reading

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