Imagine a day at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles: The checkered pattern of freshly cut grass outlines the red-brown dirt that makes up the baseball diamond. As you settle in for the game, you tear open a bag of salty, shelled… more>
Standing at 5-foot-11 Adam Goldston knew he had his work cut out for him.
“I’m obsessed with jumping higher,” USC Dornsife alumnus Goldston said. “My goal has always been to do a free throw line… more>
Michael Messner has spent the last 25 years studying the role gender plays in sports, and likewise how sports influence society’s views of gender.
In honor of Messner’s contributions to his field and his work for… more>
When injuries prevented Greg Woodburn from continuing to run track during high school, he never lost his passion for the sport. Instead he directed that energy toward founding a nonprofit organization called Give Running,… more>
Although ESPN The Magazine Senior Writer Jorge Aranguré Jr. ’97 remains concerned with these key components of sports reporting, deeper issues are at play in his features.
Aranguré-penned stories tend to… more>
Listening to a lecture by Professor Michael Messner, students learn there is more to sports than winning and losing. The playing field also presents an important reflection on society.
For more than 20 years, Messner, a… more>