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it's hard to write about sports right now

September 16, 2020

it's hard to write about sports right now by Leo Baudhuin

We're three games into the NWSL Fall Series, and if I'm being honest, I've barely thought about soccer during that time. The first, and most immediate, reason is that it’s honestly hard for me to have smart thoughts about soccer when I can't watch

Rethinking Masculinity: On the Media Coverage of Harrison Browne

October 11, 2016

Rethinking Masculinity: On the Media Coverage of Harrison Browne by Andrew

On Friday, Harrison Browne, a forward in his second season with the NWHL's Buffalo Beauts, publicly announced that he's a transgender man [http://www.espn.com/espnw/sports/article/17727834/nwhl-player-harrison-browne-comes-transgender-man] . It was a historic moment for North American professional team sports, and a series

NCAA: Being A Badgers Fan For A Day

February 05, 2016

NCAA: Being A Badgers Fan For A Day by Jashvina Shah

On January 23, we walked past an empty Kohl Center that was blending into the grey Wisconsin sky. Wrapped in hats, scarves, and gloves, we jumped up the stairs and walked towards LaBahn Arena. Not too far away, we could see the Badgers' lobby packed