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Girls are reaching new heights in basketball, but huge pay gaps...

Corinne M. Daprano, University of Dayton and Leslie H. Picca, University of Dayton Women have made great strides in the world of sports over the...

On the 100th anniversary of the Negro Leagues, a look back...

Rob Ruck, University of Pittsburgh During the half century that baseball was divided by a color line, black America created a sporting world of its...

What really causes home field advantage – and why it’s on...

Konstantinos Pelechrinis, University of Pittsburgh Never before has the away team won every single game in the World Series, but that’s exactly what happened this...

How gambling built baseball – and then almost destroyed it

Rebecca Edwards, Rochester Institute of Technology Imagine if, after watching the thrilling victory of the Chicago Cubs in Game 7 of the 2016 World Series...

Curious Kids: How does a curveball curve?

Jim Gregory, The Ohio State University Curious Kids is a series for children of all ages. If you have a question you’d like an expert...

Why I’m teaching kids science through the sport of rowing

Elizabeth A. Barton, Wayne State University I didn’t know what the world looked like at 5:00 a.m. until my son began rowing for the Detroit...

When does trash talking work?

Karen C.P. McDermott, University of Connecticut The Abstract features interesting research and the people behind it. Karen C.P. McDermott recently completed a study on trash talk,...

How indigenous women revolutionized Bolivian wrestling

Nell Haynes, Georgetown University Though wrestling is widely regarded as the world’s oldest sport, women have only recently gained a foothold. And even then, they’ve done...

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Why stories matter for children’s learning

Peggy Albers, Georgia State University Ever wondered why boys and girls choose particular toys, particular colors and particular stories? Why is it that girls want...