User:Sphilbrick/sandbox for current bio structure

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This table illustrates that the current structure of notable UConn players is highly inconsistent. The left hand column lists the various sections found in the eleven bios. The naming is all over the lot. Not shown is the fact that the order differs from player to player.

I propose that we adopt a more consistent structure. My current proposal would include the rows in green. My suggestion for what to do with the rows in yellow is listed to the right - in some cases, it is as simple as changing the section name, in other cases, it would require moving the material to the more appropriate section.

I don't want to even hint that this is required, for two reasons - this is not a hierarchical place, and I no more have the right to impose a structure than anyone else, however, I think readers would find it helpful if the general structure of a bio were the same from player to player. Second, there may be unusual situations with any person, for example, Rebecca Lobo broadcasting career does fit neatly into the basketball sections, so sensible structure should trump canonical structure whenever appropriate.

I'd love some feedback, so we could agree as a community how to organize a bio, then future bios could start with an established structure, and over time, we could rewrite the others to match the standard form.


Sections Swin Asjha done Tamika done Jen Kara Rebecca Nykesha done Ann Svet Diana Sue Bird done To-do
Intro x x x x x x x x x x x  
High School   x           x        
High School Years     x       x         Rename High School
College   x           x        
College years     x       x     x   Rename College
Personal x       x             Move to appropriate section
University of Connecticut         x           x Rename College
WNBA career   x x   x   x     x   Rename Professional career (because it may be more than just WNBA), add WNBA as level 3, if both International and some US league (WNBA, ABL) apply


WNBA               x     x  
Career x         x           Move to appropriate section
- College Basketball career           x           Rename College
- Professional Basketball career           x           Rename Professional career, add WNBA or ABL as level 3, if both International and some US league (WNBA, ABL) apply


- Sports commentator           x           Move to appropriate section
Family           x           Move to appropriate section
Breast cancer advocate           x           Move to appropriate section
Vital statistics x x         x x   x   Belongs in Info box
International   x     x         x    
International Career                   x x Rename International as subsection within Professional career, if both International and some US league (WNBA, ABL) apply
- Europe                 x Rename International as subsection within Professional career, if both International and some US league (WNBA, ABL) apply


Overseas Career             x     x   Rename International as subsection within Professional career, if both International and some US league (WNBA, ABL) apply


- Europe                       Rename International as subsection within Professional career, if both International and some US league (WNBA, ABL) apply


Trivia         x x x         Move to appropriate section
See Also         x x       x    
Notes           x            
References           x           Rename Notes (unless it is general references)
Notable Performances               x       Move to appropriate section
Quotes               x       Move to appropriate section
University of Connecticut Statistics x x x x x x x x x x x  
External links x x x x x x x x x x x  
Templates                        
Categories x x x x x x x x x x x  
Legend Fine as is                      
  Move or rename