The problem with expecting your team to win a championship every year is that most years end in disappointment — but some years hurt more than others. Behold my official ranking of Kansas NCAA Tournament […]
I didn’t even like baseball before Yordano Ventura. The Royals had been terrible my whole life, even with Zack Greinke. And basketball comes first in my hometown of Lawrence, Kansas, anyway. In college, my friends […]
Technically, we’re not poor – we’re broke. My husband and I bring in several times the federal poverty rate. Most days, we have everything we need to live. But because my husband was forced to take […]
Consider this the opposite of a “Why I’m Leaving New York” thinkpiece. I’m a lifelong Democrat, born in Texas and raised in the notably liberal college town of Lawrence, Kansas. I’m pro-choice, pro-equality, a childhood […]
October is the best month. Other months are garbage compared to October. No month can even challenge October. March? Too cold (in most places). September? Too hot (in most places). November? The holiday season is […]
I’m a fan of Kansas Jayhawk football – and it sucks.
Sarah Kelly Shannon has three first names, but is always looking for a few more. A native of Lawrence, Kansas, Sarah has lived a total of 24 years in college towns.
Women like sports.
I wasn’t born outraged. It just didn’t take me long to notice the structural bullshit that comes with being a little girl in America.