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Armstrong must be guilty if Nike bails out, right?

TweetI saw a Tweet this morning from a not-obscure sportswriter I know by acquaintance, moments after the news broke that Nike was terminating its endorsement contract with Lance Armstrong:
“Guilty.”
It was a retweet, with that single word as his response.
And the media self-righteousness took off from there, with some wondering when Armstrong might “come clean,” because [...]

Do girls and women really need sports?

TweetThis is the eighth in a series entitledĀ “Women’s Sports Without Illusions” that critically examines the nearly four decades of the women’s sports movement, including Title IX, cultural and social developments, the growth of professional and international women’s sports and current challenges and issues.
All posts in this seriesĀ can be found here.

At about the time young girls [...]