Roller Derby and Diversity

sportRoller Derby and Diversity
In 2007, I attended a roller derby bout in Atlanta, GA for the very first time. Outside of the pageantry of the many derby personas and fast hits, one thing stood out to me: there were only 2 black skaters on the track. At the time, there were five active …
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Roller Derby Chicago – The Local Leagues
If you trace history back to the late 1800’s, you may be surprised to find that there are roller derby Chicago origins. That is correct, roller derby was essentially formed in Chicago – although, it has evolved over the years. During the 1930s is when …
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Roller Derby
When you think of roller derby you might picture a fierce competition of players colliding at high speeds as they skate around a track, but it’s not just a sport of brute force and skill on wheels. Today the Hamilton Area Roller Derby put on a special …
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Swiss win twice on opening day of World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship

Swiss win twice on opening day of World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship
“Most importantly we have got to know the ice – get used to it and know the rocks … due to compete at the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games, where mixed doubles curling is making its debut on the programme, will be known after the conclusion …
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IBP Ice Center holds Curling Classic
The seventh-annual Sioux City Curling Classic took place this weekend at the IBP Ice Center. Twenty four teams hit the ice for the two-day tournament, which started Friday. The goal of curling is to slide stones down the ice, and, with the help of sweepers …
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Car curling tournament in Russia inspired by black ice accidents
A car curling tournament has been held in the Russian city Yekaterinburg. During the competition, four teams of 10 people each pushed small Russian-made Oka cars towards a target painted on an ice rink. Engines, gear boxes and other heavy parts of the …
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Olympic figure skating controversy? Ashley Wagner makes team despite falls.

Olympic figure skating controversy? Ashley Wagner makes team despite falls.
Boston — On one hand, it’s no surprise that Ashley Wagner was named to the American Olympic team Sunday. After all, she was without question America’s best woman figure skater this season. In fact, she was the only American woman even to qualify for the …
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King’s women’s ice hockey adds local product in Valley West’s Lawson
Lawson, who began playing hockey six years ago after making the jump from figure skating, spent this past season splitting time between the Spartans’ junior varsity (eight games) and varsity (10) teams. When it came time to pick a school, Lawson knew she …
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Vacationland Figure Skating Show – VIDEO and KLICK! Photo gallery
Skaters perform Saturday during the Vacationland Figure Skating Club’s show “Minnesota N’Ice” at the Essentia Health Sports Center in Brainerd. This year’s guest skater was Abbie Symanietz who skates with the St. Paul Figure Skating Club and is a past …
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Motocross at Hartford Fair

Motocross at Hartford Fair
Motocross at Hartford Fair Dylon Graham, right, of Zanesville, tries to hold a lead against Newark’s Jordan Barnes in the 122-250 C Group 2 race Thursday night at the Hartford Fair. Barnes finished the race in first. Check out this story on newarkadvocate …
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The Average Salary for Professional Motocross Riders
Professional motocross riders are athletes who have advanced to the highest level of competition in this risky but exhilarating sport. They are considered outstanding athletes with exceptional physical abilities, endurance and competitive instincts, among …
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Oklahoma Motocross Champion Dies After Crash
Chad Givens, 28, suffered a critical head injury after wrecking his motorcycle during a practice lap at the Oklahoma Motorsports Complex in Norman on October 6. Doctors at OU Medical Center took Givens off life-support this past Friday. Givens was a …
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Columbus edges Tigers in dual

Columbus edges Tigers in dual
Columbus edged Fremont High School 6-3 in a girls tennis dual on Tuesday. “The girls competed well in all of their matches,” Fremont coach Jeremy Larsen said. “I was extremely proud of their effort. Columbus is a very solid team with great depth.
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Undefeated Kickapoo Hands Springfield Catholic First Loss Of Season
Springfield, Mo. — By the time the crowd gathered around what amounted to a center-court match between top seeds Garrett Howard and Jason Nayar, the day had already been decided. Kickapoo and Springfield Catholic came into Tuesday undefeated in head-to …
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Crosstown tennis: Sentinel’s No. 1 doubles duo stays perfect in win over Eagles
The twin towers of Missoula prep tennis are casting a long shadow this spring. Missoula Sentinel’s 6-foot-3 doubles team of Sean Ramsbacher and Ethan Violette boosted its record to 5-0 Tuesday with a 6-0, 6-0 win over Missoula Big Sky’s Dayton Evans and …
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Riverbration boat race that started in the 1950s set to return to Allegheny River

Riverbration boat race that started in the 1950s set to return to Allegheny River
It’s been around two decades since boats last roared along the Allegheny River competing against one another in a Kittanning racing event. But in August, the three-day Riverbration boat race that first began in the 1950s is set to return. The 2016 …
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The great snake boat race of India
These are external links and will open in a new window The annual snake boat race in the southern Indian state of Kerala is a unique sporting spectacle because of its scale and popularity. Faizal Khan watched the event at the weekend to explain why …
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Women’s University Boat Race turns tide with historic first Thames race
(CNN)For more than 150 years, men’s rowing crews from Oxford and Cambridge have battled it out for supremacy in the annual University Boat Race on London’s River Thames. A lot of water has passed under the bridge since the race was first contested over the …
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Latest College Basketball News

Justin Jackson To Enter NBA Draft
CHAPEL HILL – Consensus first-team All-America forward and 2017 ACC Player of the Year Justin Jackson will enter the NBA Draft and sign with a professional representative, foregoing his senior year of college after the leading the University of North …
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Urbiztondo hopes Filipinos shift support to Singapore in ABL Finals
I’M HERE. Josh Urbiztondo is hoping he and Singapore get the support of his basketball-loving homeland. Alab Pilipinas are no longer in the running in the 2016-2017 Asean Basketball League. And it’s all because of Singapore which blanked the Filipinos in …
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Zagoria | Michael Porter Jr isn’t trying to be the next Simmons or Fultz
NEW YORK — Michael Porter Jr. knows all about how Ben Simmons and Markelle Fultz could go back-to-back as No. 1 picks in the NBA Draft who also had the distinction of failing to play in the NCAA Tournament. And Porter Jr. doesn’t want to become the …
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Latest NASCAR Racing News

NASCAR Racing 2003 Season: How Does It Hold Up?
It is hard to believe that it has been nearly 11 years since Papyrus Design Group’s swan song, NASCAR Racing 2003 Season (also known as NR2k3), was released. At one time, it was regarded to as the pinnacle of racing simulation, and could only be found …
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Is NASCAR considering quieter race cars?
Stock car racing without the mega-decibel roar of the engines would definitely be different. If you’ve never been to a NASCAR race before, here are two free pieces of advice: don’t drink a beverage without a lid, because tiny tire pieces will end up in …
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“That’s Racing”?: NASCAR Champ Tony Stewart Hit and Killed Kevin Ward, Jr.
The dirt track at Canandaigua Motorsports Park in Canandaigua, N.Y., is a half-mile oval, but the stunning incident late Saturday night involving Tony Stewart and Kevin Ward, Jr. occurred at a dangerous intersection. It happened at the crossroads of fame …
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Sport Fishing Tips

Sport Fishing Tips
Allow me to introduce you to All Sportfishing. Here you will find fishing tips, fishing equipment, sportfishing videos, and so much more. Learn how to prepare the perfect fishing bait, how to use a fishing rod like a pro, and more at All Sportfishing.
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All Hawaii Sportfishing – Honolulu – Hawaii
All-stars Hawaii Sportfishing on the Big Island Kona Marlin … Hawaii Sportfishing charters on the Big Island of Hawaii, Kona, blue marlin fishing capital of the Pacific USCG charters. Fish big game tournaments for bluemarlin … Hawaii Fishing Charters …
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Sport Fish Panama Island Lodge featured in Florida Sport Fishing Magazine Article “Mercury Rising”!!!
Click here to open the full article and photos published in the Sept/Oct 2017 issue of Florida Sport Fishing Magazine….Mercury Rising! The post Sport Fish Panama Island Lodge featured in Florida Sport Fishing Magazine Article “Mercury Rising”!
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Latest Beach Volleyball News

Myrtle Beach to dive into beach volleyball tournament
A new youth volleyball tournament is coming to Myrtle Beach this fall. The Myrtle Beach Open junior beach volleyball tournament will be Sept. 17 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nets will be set up on the north and south sides of Pier 14, and roughly 200 people …
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Why do women beach volleyball players wear bikinis while men wear shorts and tank tops?
The discrepancies between men’s and women’s beach volleyball uniforms are hard not to notice, given that women usually compete in bikinis and men play in tank tops and shorts. A question has come up in several conversations I’ve had with …
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Beach Volleyball Hall of Famer Releases Book: Angela Rock’s Advanced Beach Volleyball Tactics
SAN DIEGO, Feb. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Before stepping onto the beach, volleyball in hand, you’ll want to read the newly released book: Angela Rock’s Advanced Beach Volleyball Tactics. Rock, an indoor Olympian, member of Beach Volleyball Hall of Fame, and …
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