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From the Field to the Classroom

From the Field to the Classroom

Title IX has made a significant and positive impact on many female athletes off the playing field.

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A Picture and 1,000 Words

A Picture and 1,000 Words

The Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue generates huge profits, but what has been its subliminal cultural message through the years?

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Opening the Last Closet

Opening the Last Closet

When it comes to homosexuality in the United States, athletics is a third-rail issue, more so for men than women.

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The Anatomy of a Meltdown

The Anatomy of a Meltdown

Serena Williams vs. John McEnroe: A gender test case for the court of public opinion

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A Cautionary Tale

A Cautionary Tale

Erin Andrews has celebrity status that tops all other females in sports broadcasting. For years, the sports blogosphere has had an almost cult-like fascination with her.

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Leaving a Bad Taste

Leaving a Bad Taste

Viewers of TV sports can recall beer ads they’ve seen. But what messages are these ads conveying?

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