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Act like a lady, play ball like a man

Act like a lady, play ball like a man

March 14, 2017

The women of the WNBA have inspired some of the greatest moments in my life. As a woman who is not-so-...

Lower Rims, Lower Expectations

Spencer Jones, Sports Editor

April 26, 2016

Filed under Sports

It seems that there is always scrutiny pointed at women’s sports. This time the issue of lowering the rims in women’s basketball takes center court. Chicago Sky forward and the 2015 WNBA MVP Elena Delle Donne has personally decided to make this her top priority going into the league’s 20th season. The ultimate goal ...

Chicago’s Sky High

Chicago’s Sky High

September 9, 2014

Shortly after Chicago sports fans rode the Jackie Robinson West Little League team through their United...