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Loretta Claiborne Is Known As The Michael Jordan Of The Special Olympics

Loretta Claiborne has overcome many setbacks, ESPN reports “Being black and female would have been enough to break most; Claiborne also had to deal with partial blindness and an intellectual disability.” Her story has been made into a film and she has been recognized by Presidents. 11 more words

Black Women

Wilma Rudolph's Scars and Star: The Appreciation of Complicated Female Athletes

When she was Wilma Eldridge she couldn’t get nothing. They didn’t know Wilma Eldridge; they knew Wilma Rudolph. – Coach Ed Temple [1]

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Research

Consuming Sports Media, Producing Sports Media: An Analysis of Two Fan Sports Blogospheres

The relationship between sports and media is heavily intertwined, especially as technology continues to develop and make getting news as easy as by the touch of a button. 428 more words

Athletes

FIFA 16's cover featuring Alex Morgan

This year marks not only the first time the FIFA series will feature women’s teams (in the form of 12 national teams) but also the first time a female athlete has graced the cover of a mainstream sports game. 137 more words

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