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Professional U.S. Soccer Player, Collin Martin, Speaks on Being Gay in Sports

Collin Martin, the only openly gay male professional soccer player, speaks on being your authentic self on and off the field. On June 29, 2018, Martin came out publicly as gay. At the time, he was reported to be the only active male professional soccer player to be openly gay. Martin played multiple seasons at MLS

July 16, 2020 Jake Lundberg

Jacksonville Jaguars, Joe Giles-Harris, Passes Along some Advice to Athletes

Joe Giles-Harris is a football linebacker for the Jacksonville Jaguars (NFL). Harris played college football for Duke. During Joe’s time with the Blue Devils, he racked up 313 total career tackles along with nine and a half sacks, one forced fumble, two interceptions, and one fumble recovery. Joe talked to LRT Sports about why he

June 22, 2020

An Athlete and Bulimia

Bulimia is an emotional disorder involving distortion of body image and an obsessive desire to lose weight, in which bouts of extreme overeating are followed by depression and self-induced vomiting, purging, or fasting. The disorder can be life-threatening. People with this condition binge eat and then take steps to avoid weight gain. Although purging after

June 15, 2020

Do Incoming College Athletes Need Standardized Test Scores for the 2020-21 Academic Year?

College admissions is a whirlwind of a process under normal circumstances, but the uncertainty surrounding it is only amplified now, because of the coronavirus pandemic. Thankfully, the NCAA is acting fast in light of current events by temporarily waiving its standardized test score requirements for incoming athletes.  As a former DI athlete whose ACT score

May 14, 2020

Taking Control During a Pandemic—What Prospective Athletes Can Do in Spite of the Coronavirus

March 12, 2020, the day the NCAA cancelled March Madness, may very well go down in history as the day the sports world stood still. As the coronavirus spreads, there is tons of uncertainty around the situation, and much of society seems to be at a halt—including in-person athletic recruiting, which the NCAA has banned

May 11, 2020

How Title IX Fails Female Athletes

Last week, Old Dominion University discontinued its wrestling program, citing budget concerns moving forward. University of Cincinnati athletics director John Cunningham slashed men’s soccer as well, thanks to the coronavirus outbreak, stating, “there will be different sorts of cuts and pullbacks that schools are going to make, and it’s definitely possible that will include sports

May 4, 2020

Adversity | When It Hits You In The Face, Get Back Up

Adversity is something that many of us deal with in life, whether it is on or off of the field, or in everyday life. In a time like this, we’re all dealing with adversity when it comes to the Coronavirus pandemic. People are reacting to it in different ways, as it affects us all differently.

April 23, 2020

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