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Gender Identity Complexity: From the Olympics To The Workplace
Olympic runner Caster Semenya, a woman by her own identification, was born with a unique body. While outwardly female, her body produces an excess of testosterone compared with other women.
United States
11 Jul 2019
U.S. Women's Soccer Team Proceeds With Equal Pay Fight
On March 8, 2019, all 28 players on the women's national team initiated a proposed class and collective action in federal court against the U.S. Soccer Federation.
United States
1 Apr 2019
[Expletive] My Coach Says
For all their recent excellence and success, the NBA's Golden State Warriors have developed something of a tedious routine.
United States
26 Mar 2019
Who's Watching The Robert Kraft Situation Closest? NFL Players
You can be sure that, other than the inspirational underdog story of someone beating the odds or overcoming insurmountable obstacles, nothing garners more media attention than the fall
United States
7 Mar 2019
Contender Of Pretender? Identifying Both In Sports And At Work
Contender or Pretender? It's a recurring segment in sports media, and a fun talking point amongst fans, where the debate is whether a team is "for real," particularly early in the season.
United States
6 Feb 2019
Lessons On Grieving, Courtesy Of NFC Championship Game
It's time I made a confession: I'm a New Orleans Saints fan—a lifelong member of the Who Dat Nation—living in Atlanta.
United States
5 Feb 2019
Risky Wager – The Hidden Liability Of March Madness Office Pools
Executive Summary: March Madness, the NCAA Division 1 college basketball tournament, is rapidly approaching. Second in betting popularity only to the Super Bowl, some have predicted as much as $3 billion ...
United States
23 Feb 2018
Coaching ReVOL-UTion: Schiano, Currie, And What School's Lawyers Are Analyzing Right Now
The Tennessee coaching search has produced high drama over the past two weeks. For Vol fans like myself, it has felt at times like absolute torture and at other times like just a little bit of torture.
United States
6 Dec 2017
Train ‘Em Up
If you're a poor soul who's followed enough of my posts to spot patterns, you'll spot one here. Maybe I'm a broken record, maybe I'm simple-minded, or maybe I really like baseball.
United States
19 Sep 2017
Standing Ovation For Adam Jones At Fenway
Last Monday, the Orioles made headlines for more than just their 5-2 win over the Red Sox at Fenway Park.
United States
12 May 2017
Unwritten Rules Cause Uncertainty In Sports And At Work
Anyone who follows sports, even on a casual basis, has heard about "unwritten rules." But the problem with unwritten rules is that sometimes they can be subject to different interpretations and standards.
United States
28 Apr 2017
From Sports And Entertainment To Politics And Social Justice—When Worlds Collide In Your Workplace
It's everywhere. Whether you like it or not, you can't escape it. While the topics of politics and social justice are undoubtedly important discussions to have in our country, the reality is that they now seem ever present.
United States
21 Sep 2016
Olympics And The Power Of Positivity And Unity
They did it again. The Olympics sucked me in. I am an admitted hard core sports fan when it comes to my professional teams, but like most people I'm not usually watching swimming, beach volleyball...
United States
19 Aug 2016
Where's That Goat?
Yeah, I realize I'm late to the party. Everyone knows that the Cubs are running away with the NL Central right now and that my beloved Cardinals are fighting to keep pace with . . . well, the second-place Pirates.
United States
18 May 2016
U.S. Women's National Soccer Team Alleges Gender Wage Discrimination
Five star players of the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team made headlines this week by filing a charge of discrimination with the EEOC alleging gender wage discrimination against the U.S. Soccer Federation.
United States
8 Apr 2016
Intercepting Office Pool Liability – What Do Employers Have To Lose By Permitting Super Bowl Related Gambling?
Super Bowl 50 kicks off this Sunday and promises to be the most wagered-on sporting event of the year.
United States
9 Feb 2016
Age, Sex And Sports Media
Sports reporter Colleen Dominguez is 54 years old and has enjoyed a successful career in sports journalism including a lengthy stint at ESPN.
United States
30 Dec 2015
The Cardinal Way
I'm a St. Louis Cardinal lifer so, for most Major League baseball fans out there, you probably assume I'm insufferable.
United States
8 Oct 2015
March Madness: Could Friendly Wagers Among Employees Put Your Organization At Risk?
The American Gaming Association estimates that Americans will wager $9 billion on the NCAA tournament, more than double the estimated $3.9 billion bet on the Super Bowl, bringing March Madness to a whole new level.
United States
30 Mar 2015
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