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Michael Phelps: Shining Gold Because of His Team

When Michael Phelps won his 19th medal this week, he described his meeting with the relay team: “I thanked those guys for helping me get to this moment,” Phelps said. “I told those guys I wanted a big lead. I was like, ‘You better give me a big lead going into the last lap,’ and […]

Title IX: Does Making Space for Women Make Space for Men?

In the Washington Post, July 29, Megan Greenwell argues that Title IX made room for female athletes, but inspired men to shoulder out female coaches making an interesting argument to highlight the “natural” selection of leaders in a time of cultural change. She writes: “And there‚Äôs the dirty little secret of Title IX: Female coaches […]