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How Much A Bowling Ball Weighs [Updated 2019]

Bowling balls have different weights, from 6 to 16 pounds. Therefore, it’s imperative that know how much a bowling ball weight if you don’t want to deal with several back pain among several potential health risks. Here’s a guide to ensure you pick the perfect bowling ball for your next game. Heavyweight Most bowling balls […]

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What Are Bowling Balls Made Of? [Updated 2019]

Perhaps you are new to the bowling world, or maybe you just want to know what are bowling balls made of, which is a common question. Over the years, a lot of materials have been used in manufacturing bowling balls. Today, the bowling industry has evolved, and new materials are being used. However, in this […]

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How To Choose the Right Bowling Ball [Updated 2019]

Choosing the right bowling ball is not an easy task and require understanding a number of important factors before deciding to purchase one. Thus, here’s a list of important factors to keep in mind to ensure you bought the right bowling ball for your needs. Weight Choosing the right bowling ball begins with choosing the […]

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How Much Does A Bowling Ball Cost [Updated 2019]

Bowling is a game where different types of balls can be used depending on your skill or level of professionalism. In other words, the kind of bowling ball you purchase is determined by your reason for wanting to bowl and your level on the bowling scale. A beginner bowler will use a different kind of […]

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The Naval Academy Football Rape Cases

[TW: rape, gang rape] At the Atlantic today, I have a piece on NCAA regulations, hostess programs, and gang rape in college football. I’m supplementing that article here on Power Forward. 1: The Vanderbilt Football Rape Case And now, the Naval Academy football rape cases. Here is what I wrote in the Atlantic piece: And at […]

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The Montana University and BYU Football Rape Cases

At the Atlantic today, I have a piece on NCAA regulations, hostess programs, and gang rape in college football. I’m supplementing that article here on Power Forward. 1: The Vanderbilt Football Rape Case 2. The Naval Academy Football Rape Cases Neither Montana nor BYU made it into my Atlantic piece. But they could have. First, Montana: […]

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How You Talk Around Domestic Violence, ESPN Style

[Content note: description of domestic violence] Last night, I was watching ESPN Sportscenter when they introduced and then showed this interview with boxer Floyd Mayweather, Jr. In the lead up to and before the interviewer, Stephen A. Smith, asks Mayweather about spending 87 days in jail last summer, no one on Sportscnenter actually mentioned WHY Mayweather […]

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A List of College Football Rape Cases

At the Atlantic today, I have a piece on NCAA regulations, hostess programs, and gang rape in college football. I’m supplementing that article here on Power Forward. 1: The Vanderbilt Football Rape Case 2. The Naval Academy Football Rape Cases 3. The Montana University and BYU Football Rape Cases I’m sure that the following list is […]

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The Vanderbilt Football Rape Case

[TW: rape, gang rape] At the Atlantic today, I have a piece on NCAA regulations, hostess programs, and gang rape in college football. I’m going to be posting a few supplements to the piece because there was simply too much to say and not enough space for a single article. First up, the Vanderbilt gang […]

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Where *Exactly* Does It Say That? The NCAA’s Prohibition of Sex In Recruiting

On Friday, Sports Illustrated published a report that alleged that women specifically picked by the football staff at Oklahoma State University to host recruits (aka members of the “hostess group,” The Orange Pride) were having sex with those recruits. The authors of the SI piece – George Dohrmann, Thayer Evans and Melissa Segura – wrote: Hostess programs have been […]

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