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Love is the most important part of roller derby — and it can make your team more competitive

That’s not mushy flib-flab. You know what makes people the best at what they do? They f-ing love it. Continue reading

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How to transfer into a new league gracefully

Transferring to a bigger league? Smaller league? I have some tips to help with the tricky transition. Continue reading

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Take the star — why you’re going to try jamming next practice

It happens in leagues all over the world. A jammer comes out of a drill, sweaty and breathing hard, pulls the panty off her head, smiles and waves it in the air. “Who wants to jam?” Happy, huffing jammers approaching … Continue reading

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QUIZ: Should you freak out (about that thing you’re freaking out about)?

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The “mercy rule” breaks my soul

I have only one thought on the 2014 World Cup rules announced today, really: It takes incredible hurdles to create magnificent victories. Our heroes don’t come because they face everyday circumstances — they come out of harrowing times. Therefore, I … Continue reading

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