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Do you want to be a woman or an athlete?

In my first blog post, when I introduced myself, I described myself as conflicted by two opposing sides.  On one side, I am very girly girl who loves fashion and would never want to chip a fresh manicure.  On the … Continue reading

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The Necessary Love Affair: Baseball & Steroids

Major League Baseball is a business, and like all businesses, the main goal is to earn profit, and not always ethically.  For the case of the MLB, steroids is obviously unethical; it is a form of cheating that a majority … Continue reading

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Are they heroes or homosexual?

Credit: http://hockeygods.com/images/8621-Great_Britain_Mens_Olympic_Field_Hockey_Team____Cancer_Research It is difficult to discuss the stereotypes that surround field hockey because the assumptions about the sport in the United States are not transnational.  In fact, the dominant ideologies surrounding the sport in the U.S. are almost the exact … Continue reading

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Creating players or femininity?

National Pro Fastpitch , . Is Jennie Finch Part of the Solution?. N.d. Photograph. http://www.janettv.comWeb. 4 Feb 2014. <http://www.janettv.com/7-ways-better-promote-women’s-fastpitch-softball&gt;. When one first looks at this ad, the first thing that comes to mind isn’t probably race or gender but just … Continue reading

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