Archive for September 2013

Chicago Sky's Stellar Season Predicts Future WNBA Champions

Chicago Sky's Stellar Season Predicts Future WNBA Champions
Yes, they’d trade all that hardware for a WNBA Championship ring. Elena Delle Donne’s Rookie of the Year Award. Sylvia Fowles’ Defensive Player of the Year  Swin Cash’s Kim Perrot Leadership Award. Despite these heady honors, along with a 24-10 season, they all sat stunned in the locker room at Allstate Arena after their Game... Read more »

Who's That Little Girl Promoting The NFL?

Who's That Little Girl Promoting The NFL?
They keep pulling her back in. If you were parked in front of your flatscreen from Thursday night to Sunday afternoon and evening (as I was), an NFL commercial featuring a young girl with long hair and football cleats was urging viewers to “tell your story” by going to the NFL website. The commercial also... Read more »

The Five Things You Never Say To A Childless Woman

The Five Things You Never Say To A Childless Woman
You want to make me cry? It takes eight words to flatten me to a core: “I can tell YOU never had a child.” It doesn’t matter that it’s true. You’re right, I have never had a child.  And that over the years, I’ve had a roller-coaster ride on the mommy highway. At times, thanks... Read more »
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Chicago Sky Faces Defending Champ Fever in First Round of Playoffs

Chicago Sky Faces Defending Champ Fever in First Round of Playoffs
The odds couldn’t have been writ larger for the Chicago Sky’s first-ever playoff series.  The Sky, who finished first in the Eastern Conference, will face the fourth seeded Indiana Fever in the first round of the 2013 WNBA Playoffs. Despite securing home field advantage through the first two rounds of the playoffs, this team is... Read more »

Who's #1 Now? Delle Donne Buzzer-Beater Bests Griner, Playoffs Next Week

Who's #1 Now? Delle Donne Buzzer-Beater Bests Griner, Playoffs Next Week
More than 20 years ago, Michael Jordan switched directions on a layup in mid-play, solidifying a win for the Chicago Bulls. That same kind of spin-o-rama, desperation move to keep a game alive and make a statement about a player’s versatility and quickness became the difference in the Chicago Sky’s 70-68 buzzer-beating victory over the... Read more »

Two of the "Three To See"--Griner, Delle Donne--At Allstate Arena Tonight

Two of the "Three To See"--Griner, Delle Donne--At Allstate Arena Tonight
The Chicago Sky take on Brittney Griner and the Phoenix Mercury for their final “Three To See” match up of the season at Allstate Arena on Wednesday evening for Bulls Night. The 7 p.m. CT game will air on ESPN2. Brittany Griner, the 6’8 center of the Mercury and #1 selection in the 2013 WNBA Draft,... Read more »
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Six Months Prior, I Knew 9/11 Would Happen

Six Months Prior, I Knew 9/11 Would Happen
To my Token Female readers: This is the account I first wrote for the 10th Anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. Today, on the 12th Anniversary, in honor of all those who died that day and since, I am re-running the story.  Always remember….and live your life as to honor those who died. God bless you,... Read more »

AAGBPL's "A League of Their Own" Celebrates 70th Anniversary in Oak Brook

AAGBPL's "A League of Their Own" Celebrates 70th Anniversary in Oak Brook
“We Are Members of the All-American League, We come from Cities, near and far…We are Canadians, Irishmen and Swedes, We’re One for All, We’re All for One, We’re All-American!” All-American Girls Professional Baseball Anthem,  co-written by Pepper Paire and Nalda Bird Cleveland Indians’ legend Bob Feller was “over there.” So was the Yankees’ “Joltin Joe” DiMaggio. And Boston’s Ted... Read more »

Chicago Sky and Elena Delle Donne Soaring High

Chicago Sky and Elena Delle Donne Soaring High
It’s been an awfully good Labor Day week for the Chicago Sky. Their dream season continued as they concluded August with an 85-68 victory over two-time playoff finalist Atlanta Dream last Saturday night.  With the win, the Sky (21-8) clinched the top seed in the East, giving them home court advantage for both the first and... Read more »
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Diana Nyad's Triumph Followed by Advertising Absurdity

Diana Nyad's Triumph Followed by Advertising Absurdity
  @ABCWorldNews ”I’ve got huge lacerations, it was difficult to breathe, my resolve on this thing is deep: #NeverEverGiveUp and I didn’t.” Diana Nyad’s Twitter feed, Monday, September 2, 2013 As Diana Nyad, whose last name means “water nymph,” was making history as the only individual – of any age or gender — in the world to successfully make... Read more »
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