Tag: sports

The theater of the sports arena

ERIN MADDEN SPORTS EDITOR Last week, I touched on the relationship between sports and politics. Sticking with the subject of The Troubadour’s themed issues, let’s talk about the relationship between sports and fine arts this week. There are so many…

Sports and social media

ERIN MADDEN SPORTS EDITOR If you look to the bottom of this column, you will see a graphic that says, “Follow Erin @erinmadden2016.” Social media has become prevalent in today’s society and even more so in the realm of sports…

Enough with the participation trophies

ERIN MADDEN SPORTS EDITOR I used to play a lot of sports when I was younger. Peewee soccer until fourth grade. Volleyball from fourth through eighth grade. Tee-ball all the way up to “big girl” fast pitch softball. Heck, I…