Shrinking and Pinking: Two Steps Forward, One Step Back

This time of year is always a big one for female athletes– especially with the recent popularity of NCAA basketball superstars like Brittney Griner and Skylar Diggins. While it’s so important to celebrate these victories, it’s also important to remember the ways in which we still have room to grow when it comes to female […]

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Shrinking and Pinking: More Girls, More Sports, More Changes

Compared to the past few months, October brought less female athlete news– but as students returned to school and Olympic-caliber athletes returned to training, there’s no doubt that women in sports were hard at work.  And, in many cases, they are working hard in new contexts. 1) In Massachusetts female high school golfers now have […]

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Shrinking and Pinking: It’s All Greek to Me

It’s a good time to be a female athlete. As the NCAA women’s basketball tournament winds down, we are left with the stories and legacies of serious athletic stars like Elena Delle Donne (with her interesting and brave back story) and Stanford’s Ogwumike sisters. Notre Dame’s Skylar Diggins has emerged as a star who transcends […]

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My NCAA Bracket Thoughts (Well, sort of)

If our president can take time to think about the men’s NCAA basketball tournament, so can I… Well, honestly, I only sort of think about it.  Beyond rooting for Harvard, which didn’t work out so well, I can’t claim to watch much, or be anywhere close to an expert on, college hoops. But I have […]

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