Dr. Katie Lever is a former Division 1 athlete and current freelance sports writer whose work has appeared in Global Sport Matters, Sportico, Extra Points, Forbes, and other outlets. She is also the award-winning author of Surviving the Second Tier, a dystopian novel about the dark side of the college sports industry, available on Amazon. Follow Katie on Twitter and Instagram: @leverfever.
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Mar 24, 2023; Greenville, SC, USA; Miami Hurricanes guard Haley Cavinder (14) looks for an open teammate against the Villanova Wildcats during the NCAA Women’s Tournament at Bon Secours Wellness Arena. Mandatory Credit: Jim Dedmon-USA TODAY Sports
Aug 6, 2023; Brooklyn, New York, USA; New York Liberty guard Sabrina Ionescu (20) and Las Vegas Aces forward A’ja Wilson (22) fight for a loose ball in the first quarter at Barclays Center. Mandatory Credit: Wendell Cruz-USA TODAY Sports
College GameDay is known for the signs fans bring to the show, but what do they say about sports fandom and the wider culture?
Aug 20, 2023; Sydney, AUSTRALIA; Jenni Hermoso (10 Spain) passes the ball during the FIFA Womens World Cup 2023 Final football match between Spain and England at Stadium Australia in Sydney, Australia. Mandatory Credit: Noe Llamas/Sipa USA via USA TODAY Sports
Nov 26, 2021; Seattle, Washington, USA; Washington State Cougars defensive end Ron Stone Jr. (10) holds the Apple Cup trophy following a 40-13 victory against the Washington Huskies at Alaska Airlines Field at Husky Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports
Different in the world of sports isn’t always a bad thing, especially when it comes to women’s sports and the Women's World Cup.
Jul 15, 2023; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Team Stewart guard Sabrina Ionescu (20) celebrates after scoring a four-point shot against Team Wilson during the first half in the 2023 WNBA All-Star Game at Michelob Ultra Arena. Mandatory Credit: Lucas Peltier-USA TODAY Sports
Mar 26, 2023; Greenville, SC, USA; Miami Hurricanes guard Haley Cavinder (14) and guard Hanna Cavinder (15) during the NCAA WomenÕs Tournament against the LSU Lady Tigers at Bon Secours Wellness Arena. Mandatory Credit: Jim Dedmon-USA TODAY Sports