2020 Olympics: Softball and Baseball come closer to inclusion

2020 Olympics: Softball and Baseball come closer to inclusion
There’s more than a chance that a new ruling by the IOC will allow Olympic softball and baseball in Tokyo, Japan, who’s hosting the 2020 Olympics. I’ve been following the saga of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) reinstating softball and baseball to the Olympics for nearly four years now.  I’ve interviewed Jennie Finch on the... Read more »

Good hair? SportClips great for women sports fans, too

Good hair? SportClips great for women sports fans, too
I’m all about equality. “What’s good for the goose is good for the gander,” I always say. And if you read this entire post, it will be as good for you. A special opportunity awaits…even when a company promises on their website: “You’ll leave feeling like a new man – and it only takes 20 minutes.”... Read more »

Commissioner to Adrian Peterson: 'No More Whoop-Ass'

Commissioner to Adrian Peterson: 'No More Whoop-Ass'
If he bungled the punishment for Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice on domestic violence, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell knew he had to get it right for Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson about child abuse. As reported by the Boston Globe, NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith went on ESPN Radio’s “Mike & Mike” show... Read more »
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Late for National Bullying Day....Wait, It Gets Better!

Late for National Bullying Day....Wait, It Gets Better!
Bullying almost claimed its next generation in my family this week. When my niece earned a scholarship to a prestigious private school in Florida, it was one of the happiest days of her life. The scholarship was worth $30,000. Two days ago, two months into the school year, in tears, my niece transferred to a... Read more »

DePaul Women are the team to beat for Big East Title

DePaul Women are the team to beat for Big East Title
The NCAA Women’s Basketball season is right around the corner…. Time to head back to McGrath-Phillips Arena for DePaul women’s basketball. They’re opening the season against southwest suburban St. Xavier University on Tuesday, October 28. DePaul’s Lady Blue Demons are coming off their most successful year ever: DePaul (29-7) tied the school record for most... Read more »

Let's all 'Stick it to Breast Cancer!' with the Chicago Wolves

Let's all 'Stick it to Breast Cancer!' with the Chicago Wolves
Over the past year, three dear friends of mine have been diagnosed with breast cancer.  They’re all doing well, thank God, but I am angry at all they have had to go through. Two had double mastectomies.  It was the second time cancer had appeared for one of my friends.  Two lost their hair.  I... Read more »
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Quit body-shaming, you body-shamers!

Quit body-shaming, you body-shamers!
Body-shaming is going too far in this country. Actress Jennifer Garner (‘Juno,’ ‘The Dallas Buyers Club’) felt compelled to defend herself on NBC’s The Ellen DeGeneres Show to make it clear she’s NOT pregnant, despite the presence of a bump across her tummy: “I am not pregnant, but I have had three kids and there is a... Read more »

Hope Solo deserves suspension for domestic violence charge

Hope Solo deserves suspension for domestic violence charge
“At some point during the night of June 21, Kirkland (WA) police responded to a 911 call about a disturbance in the 10600 block of 124th Ave N.E. The male caller had reported that a woman at the residence was hitting people and no one could get her to stop or leave the house, according to... Read more »

Chicago Sky-Phoenix Mercury WNBA Finals a ratings winner

Chicago Sky-Phoenix Mercury WNBA Finals a ratings winner
Forget the Finals..or the outcome for the Chicago Sky in the closerthanthis 87-82 loss in the WNBA Finals. Without Brittney Griner, who was injured by Sasha Goodlett in Game 2, the Sky made a game of it even in the sweep. They were thisclose to a Sunday matchup at UIC Pavilion And there were these... Read more »
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BREAKING...Brittney Griner 'gametime decision' after retinal procedure

BREAKING...Brittney Griner 'gametime decision' after retinal procedure
From the Phoenix Mercury media relations team:   Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner underwent an outpatient procedure to correct a retinal issue. She is under the observation of Mercury and Suns team ophthalmologist Dr. Jay Schwartz in Phoenix. Griner will be re-evaluated Friday morning, will then join the team in Chicago, and she will be a game-time decision for... Read more »
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