Robin Boylorn on the State of the WNBA, Part 2

Nov 6, 2019

Credit theplayerstribune.com

In our previous segment, Robin Boylorn discussed how WNBA players are underpaid and undervalued. And, in today’s Crunk Culture commentary, Dr. Boylorn shares some actions that can be taken to improve the league and the livelihood of its players...

*The W denotes WNBA

Written by Brittany Young

Edited by Robin Boylorn

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