Category Archives: Sports

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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The big four of the Washington Post

I’ve heard a lot of discussions regarding women in positions on sports television, like broadcasting and analyzing, but it’s important not to forget about the print side of things. Although a reporter’s gender may not be as evident in print journalism, … Continue reading

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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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