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Sexualized female athletic uniforms devalues women’s sports

The women who dedicate their lives to pursue their passion, with rigorous training and mentally draining tournaments, should be acknowledged and valued for exactly that — not a fabric of clothing that they are sexualized through
January 20, 2021

“Let's go watch the girls at the volleyball game” is a phrase probably articulated by every teen boy ever. A phrase that emphasizes how the sexualization of women in sports diminishes their value and...

Sana Shehabi’s meteoric rise serves as an inspiration to DV athletes

Sana Shehabi celebrates a thrilling victory after a hard set
December 14, 2020

As a wild 2020 wraps up, Novak Djokovic has cemented his place as the best tennis player this year.  Of course this is nothing new. He’s been up there for a cumulative 293 weeks now. 293 weeks of...

Well-known NWSL athletes opting to play overseas could prove worrisome for the popularity of the league

Coupled with budget cuts, the transfer of overseas players could harm the NWSL
October 11, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many US players have not been able to play during the regular NWSL (National Women’s Soccer League) season. This is why many stars of the NWSL have moved to play for European...

Padres go all in, A’s acquire dual All Stars, and Giants sit back as the trade deadline concludes

October 8, 2020

The San Diego Padres make the biggest splash of the trade deadline acquiring star Cleveland Indians pitcher Mike Clevinger alongside outfielder Greg Allen, and a player to be named later as they make a...

US sports pause during powerful protests

Professional sports takes a knee in honor of Jacob Blake and in support of the Black Lives Matter movement
September 29, 2020

Shock rippled through Kenosha, Wis. on Sunday, Aug. 23 after the police shooting of Jacob Blake, a Black man, causing nationwide sports teams to protest police brutality and systemic racism. Officer Rusten...

The show must go on: sports during COVID-19

The show must go on: sports during COVID-19
September 28, 2020

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ESPN’s “The Last Dance” highlights the dark side of Michael Jordan’s glory days

ESPN’s “The Last Dance” highlights the dark side of Michael Jordan’s glory days
May 28, 2020

First released on Apr. 19, “The Last Dance” is a new documentary series based on Michael Jordan’s prime years in the NBA with the Chicago Bulls, more specifically the final championship season in...

2020 first-ever virtual NFL Draft proceeds securely

The 2020 NFL Draft was the first virtual draft in the history of the NFL. League commissioner Roger Goodell is announcing all draft picks from his house. All general managers, coaches, and draft prospects are tuning in from their homes.
May 28, 2020

Due to concerns amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the National Football League (NFL) conducted the 2020 NFL Draft virtually for the first time in the history of the league. Regardless of the new method, the...

Judge partly dismisses the USWNT’s charges against US Soccer in the ongoing wage discrimination case

Judge partly dismisses the USWNT’s charges against US Soccer in the ongoing wage discrimination case
May 28, 2020

On May 1, 2020, California Federal Judge R. Gary Klauser dismissed two out of the three claims made by the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team (USWNT) in their ongoing wage discrimination lawsuit against...

Michael Schneider: a Bohemian ultrarunner in the making

Schneider (center) races at the Scott Bauhs Invitational on Sept. 28, 2019.
March 16, 2020

It was mile 17, and Michael Schneider wanted to throw up.  The running-crazed DV senior and aspiring ultrarunner was taking on the California International Marathon, his first ever. By mile 13 he was...

Men’s Volleyball faces tough start with two consecutive losses

March 9, 2020

On Feb. 25, Dougherty Valley Men’s Volleyball put up a strong fight against San Ramon Valley at home but eventually lost with an overall record of 3-0. The sets went 25-14, 25-17 and 25-23.  The...

Australian bushfires spark activism at Australian Open

The Australian Open commenced on Jan. 19 despite smoke engulfing Melbourne Arena as a result of the Australian bushfires. Many matches were affected leading players to donate parts of winnings to fire relief.
March 7, 2020

The Australian Open began on Sunday, Jan. 19, in spite of poor air quality caused by the Australian bushfires. Though the Melbourne Arena wasn’t directly affected by the fires, poor air quality still...

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