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By LuAnn Schindler

Isms: Original views on life from rural America


February 14, 2024

One of my favorite movie lines I've been known utter to my children and grandkids originates from the movie "A League of Their Own," when Tom Hanks' character, Jimmy Dugan, tells a woman's league player, "There's no crying in baseball."

Wait a minute. There is crying in baseball. Softball, too. Even football and boxing and basketball and volleyball can cause tears to flow down athletes' faces.

Emotions, when it comes to sports, often run high. For the past couple of weeks, crying in sports has been in the forefront of news in this state, especially pertaining to Nebraska high school girls' ath...

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