Category: Jennifer Kelley

Good things come in fives. Take Michigan’s “Fab-5” – forever immortalized as the best group of freshman to ever play men’s college basketball. Or the 2012 US Women’s Gymnastic team – glowingly referred to as the “Fierce 5” after their tumbles, vaults, and dismounts proved golden during the London Olympics. The Last Closet is hoping that this number is magical once again as we actively pursue interviews with what we’ll call our “fearless 5” professional sports team owners. The Last Closet just launched its [...] (Read More)

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Their posters adorn the walls of kid’s rooms, we draft them onto our fantasy teams, we clamor to buy products – cologne, shoes, grills – that they hawk, teens play video games using their avatar, media gaggles hang on post-game comments and bestow them with gushing monikers like “The Admiral,” and “Mr. Big Shot.” They are idolized as otherworldly, superhuman. Yes, like it or not, professional athletes have an enormous influence on American culture and society; their impact is greatest amongst young people. This [...] (Read More)

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