Archive for April 2014

Two Reasons Why You Shouldn't #BoycottClippers

Two Reasons Why You Shouldn't #BoycottClippers
This is not a good day to a member of the Los Angeles Clippers organization. For the past several days, the #BoycottClippers movement has gone viral, spewing venom against their owner, Donald Sterling for making racially charged comments to his girlfriend regarding her association with African-American individuals, singling out NBA Hall of Famer Magic Johnson,... Read more »

Chicago Sky's Preseason Includes United Center, Disney World

Chicago Sky's Preseason Includes United Center, Disney World
She could have been an NHL goalie! The Chicago Sky’s  2013 Rookie of the Year, Elena Delle Donne, will participate in the “Shoot the Puck” competition at Game 6 of the Chicago Blackhawks playoff series against the St. Louis Blues on Sunday, April 27 at 2:00 p.m. at the United Center Delle Donne joins a prestigious... Read more »

Toyota Park a Lucky Place for Chicago Red Stars

Toyota Park a Lucky Place for Chicago Red Stars
From 2009-2010, the Chicago Red Stars women’s professional soccer team called Toyota Park home.  In 2012, they returned to the Bridgeview, Illinois facility to win the National Women’s Cup Final. Five seasons after they first stepped into Toyota Park, the Red Stars returned home in a special anniversary celebration, a first-ever doubleheader match with the... Read more »
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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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