Archive for February 2014

I can't have babies, but I can fight cancer on Donna Day

I can't have babies, but I can fight cancer on Donna Day
I’ve talked in this column before about my inability to get pregnant, no matter what kind of a slut I was in my life.  (It’s a joke, ok?) Instead of wallowing in pity at my childless state, I chose to love, extra-hard, those who surrounded me…vowing, in the process, to be a great pet parent,... Read more »

Open Team Tryouts For Chicago Red Stars This Week

Open Team Tryouts For Chicago Red Stars This Week
“In every passion is a profession waiting to blossom”  Anonymous Think you have what it takes to be the next Hope Solo? Abby Wambach? Alex Morgan? Megan Rapinoe? Here’s your opportunity: The Chicago Red Stars of the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) announced open team tryouts for the 2014 season will be held on Thursday, February 27 and Friday, February... Read more »

Can Women's Olympic Hockey Turn Pro? Three Steps To Possible

Can Women's Olympic Hockey Turn Pro? Three Steps To Possible
I don’t care if you’re watching men or women. Olympic hockey…any hockey, really… doesn’t get more exciting than the gold medal stunner between the rivals of Team Canada and Team USA Thursday afternoon. As most of the world knows, the US led through nearly three periods, shutting down the one team that had eluded them... Read more »
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Blame Lolo Jones for Olympic bobsled fail?

Blame Lolo Jones for Olympic bobsled fail?
It could have been three American bobsleds, not two, in contention for women’s 2-man bobsled medals. If not for a bad choice on the part of the USA Bobsled and Skeleton Federation. After all,  USA-1 pilot Elana Meyers and brakeman Lauryn Williams, the most experienced of the bobsledders, are currently in first place with a... Read more »

DePaul Lady Blue Demons go pink, hope for record eight straight on Sunday

DePaul Lady Blue Demons go pink, hope for record eight straight on Sunday
The DePaul women’s basketball team extended its Big East Conference winning streak to seven games with a 78-49 win over Xavier on Wednesday at the Cintas Center, improving to 18-5 and 9-2 in Big East play. Over the season, they ranked in the AP Top 25 for several weeks, and have finished just outside the Top 25... Read more »

Elena Delle Donne Named Global Ambassador for Special Olympics

Elena Delle Donne Named Global Ambassador for Special Olympics
Just as the 2014 Winter Olympics gets underway, another Olympic movement begins. The Chicago Sky’s Elena Delle Donne,  2013 WNBA Rookie of the Year, has been named a Global Ambassador to the Special Olympics in a ceremony on Friday. Delle Donne will support Special Olympics’ efforts in promoting acceptance, inclusion, respect and dignity for people... Read more »
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Magic Johnson buys WNBA's LA Sparks

Magic Johnson buys WNBA's LA Sparks
After all, his name is “Magic.” And he’s been here before…..his charismatic smile and “Showtime” antics revived the NBA more than 30 years ago. The WNBA and NBA Board of Governors have unanimously approved the purchase of the Los Angeles Sparks by an investment group led by Earvin “Magic” Johnson and controlling owner of the... Read more »

Five Things I've Learned About Living from Christie Brinkley

Five Things I've Learned About Living from Christie Brinkley
“The sky ‘s the limit but not for your dreams, your imagination, or LOVE ! Thank you all for dropping by to spread joy! Thats so beautiful!” From Christie Brinkley’s Twitter feed, Feb 2, 2014 February 2, 2014. Groundhog Day for all, but also Christie Brinkley’s 60th birthday. How is that possible? She doesn’t ‘look’ 60.  If... Read more »
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