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Sports: The Only True Meritocracy

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The NBA Finals were truly exciting and gratifying to watch.  Both teams really played “team.”  They passed the ball many times before the player with the best (unimpeded) “look” took the shot to make the basket.  (How do you like … Continue reading

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Brava Title IX Anniversary!

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This week marks the 40-year anniversary of Title IX, which mandated schools—high schools and colleges—that receive federal funding, cannot discriminate on the basis of gender.  It meant the beginning of legitimate women’s sports.  I think it’s significant that this law … Continue reading

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Men & Women: Can We Talk Sports?

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For now, I have transformed from the Funny Football Female to the Bawdy Basketball Broad — at least for the next 2 weeks during these NBA Championship Finals.  The NFL season is still about 90 days away (sigh) and I … Continue reading

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Thunder: Always Be Closing

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So I must admit I am loving these NBA Finals—every night!  Immediate gratification—no week of waiting in between.  And I’m fascinated by the Spurs/Thunder match up:  age and experience vs. youth and unpredictability. 3 lessons we can learn from the … Continue reading

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Can the NBA Survive the Injuries?

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Because of the NBA lockout, this season was shortened from 82 games to 66.  In spite of, or because of this shortened season, the theme of the playoffs has been: Important – Players – Out – With – Injuries.  Derrick … Continue reading

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