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mcjack commented on: If co-ed youth sport is a Pandora’s Box, then Game On
I appreciate the response. Truly we probably aren't that far apart in our attitudes regarding youth sports. When I played youth sports growing up in Minnesota in the early 80's, there wasn't much for girls leagues, so it was very common and normal to...Read on
Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 12:49am EST
mcjack commented on: If co-ed youth sport is a Pandora’s Box, then Game On
Chirp, chirp.It's easy to make a bold statement and run Dr. Pappano. To actually defend it, well...... ...Read on
Thursday, January 16, 2014 at 10:53pm EST
mcjack commented on: If co-ed youth sport is a Pandora’s Box, then Game On
This is another thing I don't understand, why not just push the girls who have clearly exceeded their competition up a level?When I was in 7th grade, there was a boy wrestler who was clearly above and beyond his peer level. National camp invites, col...Read on
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 at 11:55pm EST
mcjack commented on: If co-ed youth sport is a Pandora’s Box, then Game On
I agree that it sounds ridiculous when talking about kids this age. But the debate must inherently include a larger sample size than a girl or two here and there who aren't allowed to play on a boys team.First, I would guess that there are many girls...Read on
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 at 11:46pm EST
mcjack commented on: Statues of Female Leaders?
In terms of sport figures, I'm sure a Pat Summitt statue is in the works. ...Read on
Monday, April 15, 2013 at 10:11pm EDT
mcjack commented on: Female Kicker Blazes Trail at NFL Regional Combine
Katie Hnida has been lambasting her in the media http://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/nfl/2013/03/04/katie-hnida-says-lauren-silberman-was-terrible/1961559/As well as Jane McManus from ESPNWhttp://espn.go.com/espnw/9010372/espnw-lauren-silberman-nfl...Read on
Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at 10:45pm EST
mcjack commented on: Around the Horn reacts to Geno Auriemma's suggestion of lowering the rims
damn. permAnEnt, about 18 times. android isn't as smart as advertised ;-) ...Read on
Friday, October 26, 2012 at 10:08pm EDT
mcjack commented on: Around the Horn reacts to Geno Auriemma's suggestion of lowering the rims
And now that I think about it more, San Antonio would be the perfect permenant site for the final 4. great weather for that time of year makes for a good travel destination, the riverwalk and nightlife are appealing, plenty of suitable infrastructure...Read on
Friday, October 26, 2012 at 10:02pm EDT
mcjack commented on: Around the Horn reacts to Geno Auriemma's suggestion of lowering the rims
Haven't quite formed an opinion about lowering the rims. People who have forgoten more about basketball than I will ever know have weighed in on both sides. I tend to think it's impractical, just because of the adjustments that would need to be made ...Read on
Friday, October 26, 2012 at 9:35pm EDT
mcjack commented on: The Incredible Omnipresent Yet Invisible Lesbian Athlete
Again, I think the insistence that women's sport need to be necessarily linked to social causes holds them back. People just want to watch a damn game, not feel like they're participating in a socio-political rally. The example that is often cited i...Read on
Monday, October 22, 2012 at 11:15pm EDT