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A quick women's studies rant

Updated: June 28, 2011, 9:45 PM ET
By Jaime Lowe

"3rd Platze Sind Was Fur Manner"

The sign in the train station was clear: "3rd Place Is For Men." The ad campaign for the Women's World Cup is not so subtle in Germany, but the support for its women is a little confused. While the sentiment is absolutely stunning in its accuracy (the women are dominant and champions several World Cups running), the support just isn't there in the same way it is for their male counterparts.

The team members are splashed on tabloid spreads, ...

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