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Women, money and pro sports: How to bridge the gender gap?

Diana Taurasi spent the recently-completed WNBA Finals reminding us of of why she is one of the best players in WNBA history.

But she may also be the poster woman for one of the biggest problems in women’s pro sports — the pay differences between women and their male counterparts. 815 more words

Female Athletes

How to avoid post-concussion syndrome: sometimes rest means rest!

WESTBOROUGH, MA September 9, 2014 As athletes begin playing fall football, soccer, field hockey, fall baseball, and even cross-country they may experience concussion. Concussion is defined as a traumatic brain injury that results from a force being applied to the skull.   790 more words

Concussion Management

Playing for More

We all know that pro athletes make a lot of money. However, the reality for tennis’s top athletes is that prize money is only the tip of their iceberg of wealth. 258 more words

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New team, same goal: Penn State's NCAA title drive

Penn State, the perennial NCAA volleyball powerhouse, is looking to do something amazing this season.

The Nittany Lions are trying to repeat at national champions … with a whole new team. 742 more words

Female Athletes

A call for a national high school volleyball championship

It’s that time of year again.

The time for spandex and kneepads and nets and floor burns.

In short, it’s volleyball season (indoor version).

Here at… 881 more words

Female Athletes

Awesome Humans: Mo'ne Davis of the Taney Dragons

Did you follow the Little League World Series last week? Honestly, baseball isn’t my favorite sport (by a long shot…), so it’s not something I pay a lot of attention to under ordinary circumstances. 179 more words

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Strength Of A Woman? Surabhi Shukla and Anubha Singh

Guest post by SURABHI SHUKLA and ANUBHA SINGH

The Sports Authority of India recently excluded Dutee Chand from the Commonwealth Games on the basis that her androgen level exceeds the ‘normal’ range thus enhancing her performance and giving her a competitive advantage over other women athletes. 3,208 more words

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