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UConn’s Streak and Gender in Spectator Sports

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The Connecticut Huskies of women’s college basketball just broke a record that has garnered some crossover attention: ¬†They’ve won 89 games in a row, which breaks the streak of 88 wins that John Wooden‘s UCLA Bruins achieved in men’s college basketball way back when. ¬†Perhaps what’s getting most attention of all though is UConn‘s coach Geno Auriemma taking issue with the attention his team is getting for this accomplishment.

Now there are some layers here:

Yup, Sports Fans are kinda Sexist

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Written by Matt Johnson

December 25, 2010 at 9:43 pm