A weekly preview of Butler sports, Nov. 2 – Nov. 8
Butler Collegian sports staff World Series predictions
The Philadelphia Phillies will take on the Houston Astros in a World Series matchup that nobody saw coming.
A team full of new faces: Women’s basketball preview
“A new culture is definitely necessary when you have eight newly added players and just seven returners.”
OT: Examining the Dolphins’ failure to protect Tua Tagovailoa
“Tagovailoa’s exit on Thursday night was a wake-up call to the NFL and its fans.”
Mia Beckham’s confidence is taking her the distance
“This is my last year here. Why not? Why would I not try to go for it?”
OT: The NFL’s continued failure towards women
“Women have all the reason to be offended by how the NFL and the Browns handled the serious accusations. The lack of remorse and punishment has been a trigger for many women around the world, not just in Cleveland.”
OT: The dehumanizing media coverage of Dwayne Haskins’ death
There is nothing wrong with providing the background of an athlete when they pass, but there is no purpose in emphasizing someone’s fault in their career.
OT: What to take away from Deshaun Watson’s press conference
After Jimmy Haslem revealed that the Cleveland Browns wanted an “adult” at the quarterback position, the Browns signed the 26-year-old Watson to the highest guaranteed contract in NFL history – despite the numerous allegations of sexual assault and misconduct levied against him.
Butler softball wins weekend series against Seton Hall
The Butler softball team took two games against Big East opponent Seton Hall over the weekend.
OT: The policing of female athlete’s bodies in sports
The sexualization in women’s sports extends to what they wear as their uniforms. Women’s dress codes in sports are often determined by traditions that are both outdated and gendered.