Breaking: With Fowles' surgery, Chicago Sky draftee may see bigger role

Breaking: With Fowles' surgery, Chicago Sky draftee may see bigger role
Chicago Sky center Sylvia Fowles,  the 2013 WNBA Defensive Player of the Year,  underwent arthroscopic surgery of the hip to repair a torn labrum and impingement. Fowles will be sidelined until she regains full motion, strength and functional ability of the joint. No timetable for return was given, but the Mayo Clinic says the following... Read more »

Interview with the Token Female...Advice for the Up and Coming Reporter

Interview with the Token Female...Advice for the Up and Coming Reporter
A very talented Features Editor from Moraine Valley Community College in Palos Hills wrote a story about me for their award-winning student newspaper, the Moraine Valley Glacier.  Speaker tells class ‘Be Fearless’ Posted by Ciara Barnett on April 10, 2014 at 11:36 pm Figuring out what you’re passionate about at age eighteen is hard for some people... Read more »

Token Female's 2014 WNBA Draft Predictions...who's zooming who?

Token Female's 2014 WNBA Draft Predictions...who's zooming who?
After seeing the movie ‘Draft Day,’ with Kevin Costner last weekend, it’s hard to think of anything as a ‘done deal.’  Even the 2014 WNBA Draft, which takes place Monday night on ESPN, start 8 ET/7 CT Or a ‘sure thing.’  Ryan Leaf spoiled it for all of us. It’s going to be hard to... Read more »
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Five Questions for Elena Delle Donne

Five Questions for Elena Delle Donne
Elena Delle Donne, the 2013 WNBA Rookie of the Year who led the Chicago Sky to its first-ever playoff appearance, has been compared to NBA great Michael Jordan, both for her scoring ability and her ability to make players around her better. At the NBA All-Star Game in New Orleans, she finally met her idol.... Read more »

Predictions: UConn, Notre Dame, and an Historic Women's NCAA Championship Game

Predictions: UConn, Notre Dame, and an Historic Women's NCAA Championship Game
Many have said that this matchup was inevitable, until Notre Dame’s ‘boss’ Natalie Achonwa was injured. However, Tuesday’s NCAA championship game between Geno Auriemma’s UConn. Huskies (39-0) and Notre Dame Fighting Irish (36-0) is already in the history books: 1) As the Tennessean notes,  it’s the first time in 75 years that two unbeaten teams have... Read more »

NCAA Final Four Predictions...the Women of Notre Dame, Stanford, UConn and Maryland

NCAA Final Four Predictions...the Women of Notre Dame, Stanford, UConn and Maryland
So…how are your NCAA Final Four predictions holding up? If only Warren Buffet were giving a billion dollars for predicting the NCAA WOMEN’ Final Four correctly! For me, it was all playing out just as I predicted three weeks ago. In mine, I had an undefeated #1-seeded UConn Huskies and #1-seeded Notre Dame Fighting Irish... Read more »
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LA Sparks trade away first-round pick for Gruda

Greetings, Token Female friends, and Happy Monday: For everyone getting their scorecards ready for the WNBA Draft, here’s a press release from the LA Sparks…similar to the type of trade that brought Swin Cash to the Chicago Sky.  Los Angeles Sparks Executive Vice President and General Manager Penny Toler today announced the team has acquired... Read more »

DePaul Women Seek History in NCAA Elite Eight

DePaul Women Seek History in NCAA Elite Eight
In the 2014 NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament, the DePaul women have already: Scored a record-setting combined 204 points with Oklahoma in the Round of 64 Beat a hungry, frustrated Duke women’s team in the Round of 32 by relying on outside shooting and stone-cold defense Is it now time to ‘boldly go’ where no DePaul... Read more »

RESPECT: DePaul Keeps Dancin', Advancin' to NCAA Sweet 16

RESPECT: DePaul Keeps Dancin', Advancin' to NCAA Sweet 16
Happy Birthday, Sweet 16!!! For the DePaul Lady Blue Demons, coming off a 104-100 win over Oklahoma in the first round, which was the highest-scoring regulation game in tournament history, the next contest seemed to be one that only the Devil himself could arrange. On the home court of the #2-seeded Duke Blue Devils, whose brother... Read more »
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What is "Real Beauty at Any Age"? Let's tell People Magazine!

What is "Real Beauty at Any Age"? Let's tell People Magazine!
I’m a Timeless Beauty because….. True beauty shines its light from the inside and illuminates the good in us and in others! The Token Female, 3/2014 This week, I surprised myself again. I entered People Magazine’s  ’Real Beauty at Any Age” competition.  They’re looking for ‘real beauties’ in their 20s, 30s, 40s and 50s. ‘Winners’  could be... Read more »