Sharon Dierberger

Sharon is a correspondent and reviewer for WORLD. She is a World Journalism Institute and Northwestern University graduate. She has served as a university teacher, clinical exercise physiologist, homeschooling mom, businesswoman, and Division 1 athlete. She resides in Stillwater, Minnesota, with her husband, Bill.

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Playing politics

Sports | Major League Baseball’s foray into voting law debates
by Sharon Dierberger
Posted 4/08/21, 03:04 pm

Major League Baseball’s decision to relocate its July All-Star Game from Atlanta because of Georgia’s new election law has people choosing sides and fact-checkers yelling, “Foul!”

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Vertical Entertainment

A duo and a dictionary

Movie | Friendship, grace, and wordplay suffuse The Professor and the Madman
by Sharon Dierberger
Posted 4/08/21, 02:39 pm

The professor: graying and groomed beard, clear-eyed, loving husband and father, purpose-driven. The doctor: scraggly beard; often wild-eyed; plagued by terrible memories, hallucinations, and guilt. The two men’s parallel stories—unlikely, yet true—merge in 1870s London during an endeavor to create the first-ever Oxford English Dictionary

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MLB plays politics, not baseball

Culture | Georgia’s voting law sparks a corporation-driven boycott
by Sharon Dierberger
Posted 4/05/21, 01:07 pm

Major League Baseball’s decision to relocate its July All-Star Game from Atlanta because of Georgia’s new election law has people choosing sides and fact-checkers yelling, “Foul!”

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