Tag Archives: cheerleading

Who decides what is a sport?

TweetLast week USA Today wrote about the growing popularity of flag football for girls in high schools, especially in Florida, where it is a state championship sport.
Flag football also has been introduced at the varsity level in Washington, D.C., and is growing as a club sport in parts of Texas.
More girls coming out to play [...]

Never mind the gender gap in sports

TweetThe producers of the Title IX documentary “In the Game” Tweeted a link to this ESPN story over the weekend about the paucity of women in action sports. The headline, “Gender Gap,” sums up so much of the wrong-headed approach to gauging the progress of women in sports, especially in the mainstream media. Says writer [...]

Feeling a little less lonely on the cheerleading front

Tweet• I’ve spent some fascinating hours researching the status of women’s sports around the world, and it certainly puts into a more realistic perspective the recent skirmishes over Title IX that I’ve been blogging about here and elsewhere. Since no other country has a law mandating sports offerings as Title IX does in the United [...]