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The Nutcracker

With the holiday season come a host of traditions. There are tree trimming and the lighting of the menorah; there are caroling and jingle bell runs… 792 more words

General Interest

BYU Cinderella among NCAA volleyball royalty

It was setting up as a celebration of NCAA volleyball royalty, but the BYU Cougars had other ideas.

Brigham Young, unseeded by the NCAA selection committee despite a No. 718 more words

Female Athletes

Sizing up the setters in the chase for the NCAA volleyball title

The nation’s top-ranked volleyball team features a player who embodies the evolution of the sport at the NCAA level.

She’s 6-foot tall, and she’s a setter. 817 more words

Female Athletes

Jiu Jitsu Adventures at Bull and Tiger Grappling: Evolving Beyond My Comfort Zone

On Wednesday night , I did something out-of-character and registered at the last-minute for a BJJ competition that I literally found out about mid-roll that day. 664 more words

Health

Women, Athletics, and Freaks

Oh, lovely. A Russian tennis official was fined for some pretty … off-color (sorry) remarks he made about Serena and Venus Williams, calling the two star tennis players the “Williams brothers.” The reaction was swift; the official was suspended and given a fine of $25,000 for the remark, and Serena Williams offered up her thoughts on it, condemning the journalist for that jab. 674 more words

Ho, hum! Stanford women chase another national title

If it seems like we talk about Stanford women’s athletics a lot in this blog, well, it’s because we do.

And there’s a reason for that. 773 more words

Female Athletes

Indian Tennis Star Sania Mirza, a Pro at Being "First"

Sania Mirza knows what it’s like to be the first. From 2003 to 2013, the women’s tennis star was ranked as the No.1 player in India in both singles and doubles, as well as the Association of Tennis Professionals’ (ATP) overall highest-ranking female tennis player in Indian history. 627 more words

Women's Sports