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Luke’s Triple Option: So, you’re trying to cope with Alabama

Luke’s Triple Option: So, you’re trying to cope with Alabama

Every Saturday, you have your pick of 50 games to watch, dozens of stories to follow, multiple division races that have yet to wrap up and every single style of the sport imaginable. If you can’t enjoy the sport just because the upper echelon is chalk this year, you’ve got to open your eyes.

Effect of gender roles in the media on young women

Effect of gender roles in the media on young women

The portrayal of women in children’s media is a major contributor to gender stereotypes because it embeds a foundational misconception of gender identity during a young age. Society defines the femininity and elegance in princesses and other female characters as the only desirable form of beauty.

Column: My favorite athletes of all-time who are no one else’s favorite athletes of all-time.

Column: My favorite athletes of all-time who are no one else’s favorite athletes of all-time.

Not only is Jarrod Saltalamacchia one of my favorite athletes of all-time that is no one else’s, he’s just flat-out one of my favorite people to ever walk this earth. His nickname is Salty. He constantly looks like he wandered into the ballpark by mistake, after a local surfing competition.

Opinion: Obama calls on us to be the change

Opinion: Obama calls on us to be the change

If you’ve been on the internet at all lately, you’re probably aware that former President Barack Obama delivered a pointed speech at the University of Illinois on Friday, September 7th. That’s right, Barack Obama is back to energize young voters in the run up to the upcoming midterm elections.

Column: The Red Sox and their bullpen

Column: The Red Sox and their bullpen

The AL East leading Boston Red Sox are also pretty well rounded. They have a deep lineup, are solid defensively and have a couple aces up their sleeve. If you’ve been watching, you know it’s a weak link that has been broken time and time again this year (and the past couple years).

Column: The Serena Williams controversy extends far beyond that final match

Column: The Serena Williams controversy extends far beyond that final match

“Thief.” That single, accusatory word cost Serena Williams a point, then a game, then a match. It was the point in which all hell broke loose, in which chair umpire Carlos Ramos took it upon himself to dictate the flow of the match and unfairly overshadow 20-year-old Naomi Osaka’s historic victory.