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NBA fines Knicks’ Smith for inappropriate Twitter rant (Creative Response)

In 2009, the NBA instituted a policy regarding twitter and other social media sites, banning players from using them before, during, and after games. No cell phones or other communication devices can be used within 45minutes before game time, and … Continue reading

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Chapter 8: “Is Your Underwear Flame Retardant?”: Sexuality and Sports (Critical Response)

In chapter 8 of Zirin’s book, Game Over, he highlights and discusses the ongoing topic of sexuality and sport, and the ways in which they have been intertwined throughout various fields of sport. He expresses a multitude of examples in … Continue reading

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Bucks-Raptors preseason game canceled (Creative Response)

This past Friday October 25, 2013, I tuned into a Toronto Raptors and Milwaukee Bucks preseason game that was being hosted by the Bucks. I then came across an article that had been written later that night, which was unusual … Continue reading

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