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The Danger of Playing Through Injuries in the NBA and How It Contributes to Hegemonic Masculinity

In the midst of the first round of the NBA Playoffs, narratives and asterisks get slapped and labelled on a multitude of teams. Many predictions ablaze, emotions run high, and the reactions go wild. It’s an exciting time, really. But as the games start to roll along, the grittiness of it all reveals how injuriesContinue reading “The Danger of Playing Through Injuries in the NBA and How It Contributes to Hegemonic Masculinity”

The Boston Pride are Back-to-Back Isobel Cup Champions

The Boston Pride defeated the Connecticut Whale 4-2 to become back-to-back Isobel Cup Champions on Monday night.  The Premier Hockey Federation’s (PHF) Isobel Cup Final took place at the Adventhealth Center Ice Arena in Wesley Chapel, Fl. which was filled with fans from both Boston and Connecticut that made the drive south.  Pride captain, JillianContinue reading “The Boston Pride are Back-to-Back Isobel Cup Champions”

Oksana Chusovitina: A Gymnastics Icon

Gymnastics is an extremely difficult and demanding sport, requiring strength, flexibility, stamina, and balance. As such, the athletes competing at an elite level are generally younger in age. For women’s gymnastics in particular the typical age range is very finite, as Olympic athletes are most often between age 16 and their mid-20’s. Given these demographics,Continue reading “Oksana Chusovitina: A Gymnastics Icon”

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