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The USWNT’s salary struggle

The USWNT's salary struggle
March 5, 2020

Over the past few years, the difference in pay between the U.S. men’s national soccer team (USMNT) and the women’s national team (USWNT) has gained public attention. With two consecutive World Cup...

Remembering Kobe

Remembering Kobe
February 27, 2020

In late January, former Los Angeles Lakers star shooting guard Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna “Gigi” Bryant died tragically and suddenly in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, Calif., along with...

The WNBA’s progress

February 21, 2020

The Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) has come an unbelievably long way since its start in 1996. For instance, the organization recently struck an eight-year collective bargaining deal that...

Football’s new off-season

Football's new off-season
February 14, 2020

With the NFL season officially over after the exciting 2020 Super Bowl between the Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers, football fans may be asking themselves, “Well, now what?” Football...

Uncertainty with the 2020 Olympics

Uncertainty with the 2020 Olympics
February 7, 2020

The Olympics are one of the most anticipated events in the global sports community; the 2020 games in Tokyo are fast approaching, and countries have been diligently continuing their preparations to ensure...

The future of women’s tennis

The future of women’s tennis
January 30, 2020

When discussing young talent across various international sports, stars such as the Dallas Mavericks’ Luka Dončić or Paris Saint-Germain’s Kylian Mbappé are often brought up as the future of their...

The changing viewing dynamic of the NBA

The changing viewing dynamic of the NBA
January 23, 2020

In recent years, the NBA has stretched its reach throughout the globe thanks to social media, new and improved streaming platforms, and the increase of younger international stars joining the league....

Rugby World Cup win met with mixed reactions in South Africa

Rugby World Cup win met with mixed reactions in South Africa
December 5, 2019

On Nov. 2, the Springboks of South Africa pulled off a stunning 32-12 upset over England in the Rugby World Cup final. It was the team’s third tournament victory, and their first since 2007. The Springboks...

A brief history of Thanksgiving Day football

A brief history of Thanksgiving Day football
November 22, 2019

For many Americans, it is hard to imagine Thanksgiving without football. The very first Thanksgiving Day game was played in Philadelphia in 1869. The landmark contest came six years after former President...

Beyond the Bison: NBA load management

Beyond the Bison: NBA load management
November 14, 2019

The 82-game NBA regular season takes a physical toll on players’ bodies. In response, teams and coaches are choosing to sporadically bench their high-profile players in what has become known as “load...

Journalism website instructs writers to “stick to sports”

November 13, 2019

On Oct. 28, journalists at Deadspin, a sports-centered journalism website, were instructed by site’s upper management to “stick to sports.” On Tuesday, the interim editor-in-chief was fired for refusing...

Beyond the Bison: Construction crisis in Qatar

Beyond the Bison: Construction crisis in Qatar
October 31, 2019

The 2022 FIFA World Cup will be held in the country of Qatar, the first Arab nation to host the international tournament. The pressure is on to positively represent a region that has historically been...

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