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Race and Gender: Are these problematic in the world of baseball?

Before I took this course, my general idea of baseball was that it is a sport for men and not women. Whenever I watch baseball games on TV, it is very rare to see women playing as professional baseball players … Continue reading

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Black guys can jump, but White guys can’t.

Can white men not jump? Of course they can, but this is an ongoing joke in our society that they can’t jump and that Black, African American, men have more stamina to jump successfully. The whole “jumping” action goes far … Continue reading

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Why Don’t You Play a Real Sport?

What do you personally consider to be a sport? Many people define sports differently and many people refuse to recognize one sport as a legitimate sport compared to another. The sport that I am focusing on, rhythmic gymnastics, faces this … Continue reading

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Field Hockey!? Wow, you must be really tough.

Lucky for me, a decent amount of people in the United States has never even heard of my sport.  Now this is lucky because that means they have not been able to come up with inaccurate judgments.  However, the half … Continue reading

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