Professional Sports

Four years of professional sports

It may be difficult to remember, but a lot has happened in sports in the past four years. Here are…

‘Jackets adapt to Rochester Wheels’ tough competition

The men’s and women’s basketball teams played a scrimmage against the Rochester Wheels, a professional wheelchair basketball team, last Wednesday. The ‘Jackets won 73–71, though they received lots of help to stay in the game.

Winners and losers of the NFL draft

Thursday night in Arlington, Texas, many NFL teams began a draft they were hoping would reshape their franchise. The scouts called this draft class one of the best and deepest in recent years. All eyes were on the Cleveland Browns with the first pick and the most needs of any team.

Everybody Talks: There’s a lot out there

These are questions I try to answer every week. I’ve thought a lot about why I’ve become so fascinated with the crossroads of sports, feminism, and society. I’ve thought about how this is a movement not just for me, but for all of you, too.

Everybody Talks: Her right to choose

To be honest, assuming that softball and baseball are equivalent sports is an oversight, and to some, a huge disservice.

Everybody Talks: The privilege of title IX

This week I came to a conclusion — thank God for Title IX. Two recent readings caught my eye, and they both included prominent figures in U.S. women’s basketball.

Everybody Talks: An Evolving Pastime

Diversity. International diplomacy. Wage gaps. Mental health. Education. It’s difficult to know which I’m talking about: America or its pastime?  

Everybody Talks: Change from the outside

If these former players want the establishment to make a change, they shouldn’t have relied upon some shiny executive position.

Everybody Talks: Will we remember them?

One reason of many why I’m so fascinated by the world of sports is because I’m a sucker for a great comeback story, a narrative about defeating all odds, a story about triumph. Trust me,  these female narratives aren’t short of exciting. But let’s try to remember them, shall we?

Steroid users snubbed at baseball HoF

No Hall of Fame candidates have been more controversial than Bonds and Clemens.