Archive for April 2013

Boston Marathon Tragedy Could Have Happened To Our Family

Boston Marathon Tragedy Could Have Happened To Our Family
The Chicago Marathon weekend is big business in the Moore-Moran household. My brother, Roger, has participated in almost every Chicago Marathon since 1998. We’re a close-knit family who live in three different states–one East, one Midwest, and one West. The Moores can’t get together very often, and that’s why we look forward to Marathon Weekend... Read more »

Did Phoenix Throw 2012 Season for #1 WNBA Lottery Pick?

Did Phoenix Throw 2012 Season for #1 WNBA Lottery Pick?
A controversial #1 lottery pick will make the 2013 WNBA draft awfully interesting tonight. The Phoenix Mercury earned the right to the #1 pick with just a 27.6 % chance. Seems like long odds, doesn’t it? So much less of a chance than the lowly Washington Mystics, who had the losingest record last season, that their  star player, Monique Currie, seemed to... Read more »

Questions for The Woman Who Knows Derrick Rose

Questions for The Woman Who Knows Derrick Rose
Derrick Rose’s torn ACL. Joakim Noah’s plantar fascitis. Rip Hamilton’s back problems. Taj Gibson’s sprained left knee. Nate Robinson’s sore ribs. One woman has seen it all. And more. And lived to tell the tale. When Dr. Kathy Weber first began working with the Chicago White Sox in 2004, it was the first time a female... Read more »
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The Last Waltz in the Big Dance is a Big East Showdown

The Last Waltz in the Big Dance is a Big East Showdown
2013 Women’s NCAA Title Game: LOUISVILLE (29-8) vs. CONNECTICUT (34-4) 7:30 pm, ESPN Tonight’s game  at the New Orleans Arena in New Orleans, is hosted by the University of New Orleans. It starts at 7:30 pm on ESPN.  The Big Boy Network. Not ESPN3, or even ESPNU. ESPN. This game is historical even before the Louisville Cardinals and UConn... Read more »

After Baylor, Women's NCAA Title Up For Grabs

After Baylor, Women's NCAA Title Up For Grabs
David vs. Goliath. Barbarella versus the steel-toothed dolls. The magic of  March Madness is watching little Division 1 NCAA programs overtake big, established powerhouses and making powderkegs out of them, watching them explode in their own dust. On the men’s side, no one went down harder than Ohio State and Thad Matta. Their “David” was... Read more »
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