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Sports, gender, and generosity: Female ballers make 613 times less than male players, give way more away

Ed. note: This is a guest post.

Carmelo Anthony made a cozy $22,458,401 in NBA salary last season (that doesn’t include his endorsements and other sources of income, but a sister only has so much time to read people’s W2s). The New York Knicks forward also gave away more of his money than any other NBA player.

Ed. note: This is a guest post.

Carmelo Anthony made a cozy $22,458,401 in NBA salary last season (that doesn’t include his endorsements and other sources of income, but a sister only has so much time to ...

Mothers’ needs play second fiddle to the needs of family and teammates

The New York Times has launched a series: “Mothers That Teammates and Families Both Need.” I was impressed that the first story in the series on mothers in the WNBA succeeded at presenting great facts and expert advice. On the first read, I was really excited about the possibility of women at the margins, mainly mothers of color, getting coverage. However, a project that explores the plight of mothers that prioritizes the needs of teammates and families over what moms need is a surefire fail, fail, fail and here’s why.

While the writer gets her investigative-journalism on and reveals that 11 moms play in the WNBA, she unfortunately goes on to frame these players’ decision to mother as something the WNBA ...

The New York Times has launched a series: “Mothers That Teammates and Families Both Need.” I was impressed that the first story in the series on mothers in the WNBA succeeded at presenting great facts ...