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Crank up the volume: Boston Marathoners count on Wellesley Scream Tunnel

Thursday, April 16th, 2009

By Sarah Odell As a freshmen at Wellesley College, I gawked at a larger than life poster hanging in Boston’s Prudential Center that featured a blurred runner and hundreds of smart, attractive, and energetic women cheering wildly, along with the tag line: “Sometimes losing your hearing is the best inspiration.” “What is ...

Coach Cathy Inglese talks tournament b-ball and era of parity (except for UConn, that is)

Tuesday, April 7th, 2009

By Savanna Johnson The big game is tonight! Before the NCAA's D1 Women's Basketball March to the Arch, I spoke with Cathy Inglese, former head coach at Boston College whose teams made it to the tournament six of the last eight years (plus were Big East Champions in 2004). She has ...

The real “hurt girls” problem? Wounded warrior culture that says “play through it.”

Tuesday, March 24th, 2009

By Sarah Odell If women play sports, they will get hurt. This is a seemingly innocuous statement, but it’s one that draws strong reactions because it derives many connotations and reactions, especially given the number of high profile articles and books published recently regarding the injury rates of females in sport. ...