Archive for June 2012

Ann Meyers Drysdale, Basketball Hall of Famer, At Chicago Sky Friday Night

Ann Meyers Drysdale, Basketball Hall of Famer, At Chicago Sky Friday Night
Quick Trivia: Who was the only woman basketball player signed by a pro NBA team in the late 70′s? The answer is coming to the Allstate Arena on Friday night. One of the true pioneers in women’s basketball, Hall of Famer and award-winning broadcaster Ann Meyers Drysdale is in her first season as Vice President of both... Read more »

Sandusky's Conviction, Appeal, and A Template for Change

Sandusky's Conviction, Appeal, and A Template for Change
This morning, in my sports commentary on WRLR 98.3 FM (http://wrlr.fm), I said the following: “On (Former Penn State Assistant Coach) Jerry Sandusky’s conviction on 45 counts of abuse: if the NCAA does not adopt stringent policies  about screening and reporting coaches, they are no better than the Catholic church when it comes to protecting... Read more »

The All-American Red Heads: First Pro Women's BBall Team in the United States?

The All-American Red Heads: First Pro Women's BBall Team in the United States?
NOTE: On Saturday, the Minnesota Lynx honored the contributions of the All-American Red Heads women’s pro basketball team, which traveled the country more than 40 years ago. While passing me at the press table, one of them looked at me and said, “Now there’s a real redhead!” Though I thought I was pretty knowledgeable on... Read more »
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Sky Guard Epiphanny Prince to Miss 6-8 Weeks with Foot Injury

Sky Guard Epiphanny Prince to Miss 6-8 Weeks with Foot Injury
Breaking news this afternoon from the Chicago Sky. Putting a cramp into their playoff hopes, Chicago Sky guard Epiphanny Prince will be sidelined approximately six to eight weeks due to a Jones fracture in her right foot, the team announced today. The injury occurred during the first quarter of the Sky’s game against the Indiana... Read more »

What's Behind The Chicago Sky's Best Start Ever?

What’s the weather report on the Chicago Sky in 2012?   Well, as accurately as anyone can predict Chicago’s summer weather, I’d have to say: blue skies with hardly any clouds in range. Except a noticeable thundercloud to the East…the Eastern Conference, that is. And maybe a distant one in the West as well…the Western Conference, that is. Who wears... Read more »

Women Rule This Election Season! Title IX's Impact and Future

With both political candidates focusing so heavily on the women’s vote this November, I thought I would re-run one of my earlier columns this year about the many positive effects of Title IX, the ruling that changed my life and the life of many famous individuals. My niece Amelia, age 9, is one busy and... Read more »
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