Category Archives: Sports

No such thing as basketball off-season

After a bit of a hiatus, I’m thrilled to be back writing about women in sports. I’ve always followed the NBA more than any other league, so I usually get a little sad at the end of the season. This … Continue reading

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Coverage of Women’s Sports: Issue Story

I wrote this a few months ago for a sports writing class, and it’s one of the more in-depth pieces of journalism I’ve done. Everyone I talked to had really interesting insight into the state of women’s sports coverage. Doing … Continue reading

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USA women’s hockey update

On March 17, I wrote about how the U.S. women’s hockey team had decided to sit out the 2017 IIHF World Championship as a boycott over unfair wages. About a week later, they came to an agreement with USA Hockey, securing better wages … Continue reading

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Women’s basketball madness

It was a wild weekend in women’s college basketball. The University of Connecticut and Mississippi State faced off in the national semifinals on Friday night, and most people (including myself) assumed UConn would steamroll Mississippi State on its way to … Continue reading

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Trifecta podcast celebrates women in sports

Trifecta is an all-female ESPN podcast hosted by Sarah Spain, Jane McManus and Kate Fagan. The women talk about both men’s and women’s sports, and bring their interesting perspectives to the podcast world. On Tuesday, they hosted a special, three-hour episode … Continue reading

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USA women’s hockey team boycotts for equality

The difference between the careers of male professional hockey players and female professional hockey players is astounding. Female players are paid substantially less than men and often have to take on second and third jobs on top of their hockey careers. … Continue reading

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SLAM reminds us that basketball is bigger than just the NBA

I started subscribing to SLAM Magazine because of the cool posters that come with every issue (and, to be honest, that’s still a major reason why I subscribe to this day – my bedroom looks a bit like a teenage … Continue reading

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