This week, our editors recommend notable features and essays by Katie Barnes, Rachel Handler, Alex Hawkins, Lila Shapiro, and Raksha Vasudevan.
Posted inEditor's Pick
Hall of Fame-Bound Tamika Catchings and Our Conversation That Affirmed Everything
“She weaponized her hearing loss on and off the court, defied its desire to define her.”
Flagrant Foul: Benching Teen Moms Before Title IX
As a high schooler and new mom, Jane Rubel didn’t consider herself a feminist. She just knew that if husbands and fathers were eligible to play high school basketball, she should have been, too.
Posted inEssays & Criticism, Feature, Sports, Story, Uncategorized
An Audience of Athletes: The Rise and Fall of Feminist Sports
Billie Jean King once tried to find a sustainable business model for feminist sports coverage. Then women’s fitness tried to revive the swimsuit model.
Posted inNonfiction, Sports
The Minnesota Lynx are an Ignored Basketball Dynasty
When will one of the greatest teams in women’s basketball get its due?