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Just four months in, 2019 has already been a statement-making year for women in sports. Nike and Adidas, two of the world’s biggest sportswear companies, both launched commercials and campaigns celebrating female athletes. On March 8, 2019, the members of the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team (USWNT) filed suit against the […]

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In the early Fall of 2018, before the start of the 99th season of the National Football League (NFL), the sports world expected a lockout looming on the horizon in 2021.  The currently governing Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) became effective […]

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In November, 2018, Ohio announced that it will allow businesses to pay state taxes in Bitcoin. The state Treasurer’s office will not actually collect Bitcoin; instead, taxpayers will send their Bitcoin to a private third party processor who will in turn send cash to the Treasurer’s office on the taxpayers’ behalf. There is […]

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In the face of extreme violence, after the initial shock and sadness, there is a renewed sense of urgency to understand why the attack occurred and to prevent it from occurring again, especially when the violence stems from a radical ideology. More and more often in the aftermath of these attacks, the internet is littered […]

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On March 9, 2019, Judge Claudia Wilken of the Northern District of California submitted an opinion in the most recent student-athlete antitrust action against the NCAA: In re NCAA Grant-in-Aid Cap Antitrust Litigation. The plaintiff-athletes won the heavily-anticipated decision, however, the extent of the win is up for debate. Even assuming that the athlete’s victory […]

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The world may be “sleepwalking into a crisis.” David Wallace-Well’s new book, The Uninhabitable Earth, shows that the dire consequences of climate change, even based on the most optimistic projection, are going to be apocalyptic. This should not strike anyone who has been paying attention to climate change as a grim surprise. We are, […]

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At its peak, Pokémon Go, an augmented reality mobile game, took the country by storm. It is the fastest mobile application to earn $100 million, and has been downloaded over 800 million times. While revolutionary in its success, Pokémon Go also represents a revolution in the interaction between video games and the physical world.

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In 2014 the NFL apologized for mishandling the domestic violence incident between then-Baltimore running back Ray Rice and his wife. Following an arrest and an indictment for aggravated assault, Rice was suspended for two games by the NFL per its policy. However, Commissioner Roger Goodell acknowledged his mistakes in a letter to NFL […]

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