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The 2020 Moments When Sports Made Sense

The 2020 Moments When Sports Made Sense

The 2020 Moments When Sports Made Sense The 2020 Moments When Sports Made Sense In a year in which Covid-19 caused more than 1.7 million deaths worldwide, sports competitions took place amid much debate over their necessity and the wisdom of their proceeding during a global health crisis. Did any good come from them? As these personal stories from The …

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Our Altered View of Sports After 2020

Our Altered View of Sports After 2020

Our Altered View of Sports After 2020 Our Altered View of Sports After 2020 It was all taken for granted, wasn’t it? Before 2020, sports were the one thing we could rely on. There could be wars or disasters or depressions, storms and loss and grief, but there was always an escape hatch. There would be games. There would be …

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How Pop Music Fandom Became Sports, Politics, Religion and All-Out War

How Pop Music Fandom Became Sports, Politics, Religion and All-Out War

How Pop Music Fandom Became Sports, Politics, Religion and All-Out War How Pop Music Fandom Became Sports, Politics, Religion and All-Out War In October, with “Chromatica” having registered as a modest hit, Grande’s own new album, “Positions,” leaked online before its official release. Cordero, who liked Grande well enough but found her new music to be lacking, shared a link …

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In 2020, Sports Was About Staying Safe and Speaking Out

In 2020, Sports Was About Staying Safe and Speaking Out

In 2020, Sports Was About Staying Safe and Speaking Out In 2020, Sports Was About Staying Safe and Speaking Out The troubled, truncated 2020 sports season will be remembered as the Year of the Bubble. As a pandemic raged and protests of systemic racism rocked the United States, athletes played on. Those who competed in the controlled environment of a …

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Virus Cases in College Sports Prove Athletes Are Workers

Virus Cases in College Sports Prove Athletes Are Workers

Virus Cases in College Sports Prove Athletes Are Workers Virus Cases in College Sports Prove Athletes Are Workers How much longer can the powers that run college sports turn a blind eye to player safety and the health of our communities? How much longer can they keep football and basketball slogging toward golden ticket paydays, coronavirus be damned? How long …

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College Sports Has Reported at Least 6,629 Virus Cases

College Sports Has Reported at Least 6,629 Virus Cases

College Sports Has Reported at Least 6,629 Virus Cases College Sports Has Reported at Least 6,629 Virus Cases More than 6,600 college athletes, coaches and staff members have tested positive for the coronavirus this year, a dispiriting measure of the pathogen’s reach across the United States and its spread among some of the country’s most closely monitored people. At least …

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Youth Sports After Covid-19: New Pediatric Guidelines

Youth Sports After Covid-19: New Pediatric Guidelines

Youth Sports After Covid-19: New Pediatric Guidelines Youth Sports After Covid-19: New Pediatric Guidelines Even those who were completely asymptomatic should increase activity gradually, and only after being screened, Dr. Briskin said, suggesting five stages of incremental progress toward full activity; the A.A.P. recommends a schedule for graduated return to play that was published in the British Journal of Sports …

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‘Because She’s a Girl’: Lockdown Exposes Gender Gap in U.K. Sports

‘Because She’s a Girl’: Lockdown Exposes Gender Gap in U.K. Sports

‘Because She’s a Girl’: Lockdown Exposes Gender Gap in U.K. Sports ‘Because She’s a Girl’: Lockdown Exposes Gender Gap in U.K. Sports When Lisa Bloor heard that her daughter Abby’s elite-level soccer club was being shut down in England’s latest coronavirus lockdown she faced a tough problem: how to explain that boys at the same level were allowed to keep …

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How Trump Lost Sports as a Political Strategy

How Trump Lost Sports as a Political Strategy

How Trump Lost Sports as a Political Strategy How Trump Lost Sports as a Political Strategy But Brees forcefully rejected the president’s position that same day. He wrote on social media: “This is not an issue about the American flag. It never has been. We can no longer use the flag to turn people away or distract them from the …

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Sports Helped Shape Biden. But Expect a Quieter Fan in the White House.

Sports Helped Shape Biden. But Expect a Quieter Fan in the White House.

Sports Helped Shape Biden. But Expect a Quieter Fan in the White House. Sports Helped Shape Biden. But Expect a Quieter Fan in the White House. Archmere Academy, a private Catholic high school in Delaware, arrived as a heavy underdog to open its football season in the fall of 1960. Its opponent, St. James High School, a New Jersey powerhouse, …

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