Topic: women and sports

August 30, 2013

The era of the broadcast made-for-TV movie event is probably over. But if it ended with Holly Hunter beating Ron Silver in straight sets in When Billie Beat Bobby, a not-quite-noble genre at least went out in style.

November 6, 2012

University of Michigan professor Andrei Markovits is a world class sports bullshitter. Which is to say, he's an expert on the sports discourse. Along with former student Emily Albertson, he's explored the whys and hows of the way we talk about them, and what makes women take longer to learn the language.