Archive for January 2015

US Soccer plays catch-up, Hope Solo suspended 30 days, Women's World Cup...?

US Soccer plays catch-up, Hope Solo suspended 30 days, Women's World Cup...?
 “Thirty days seemed to be the appropriate suspension under our rules, given the circumstances,” he said. “There are a number of things that Hope (Solo) is being asked to do in that 30 days. We’re not going to get into the specifics of that. We’ll evaluate where things stand at the end of that period... Read more »

Hope Solo domestic violence charges dropped...US Soccer drops a big one...

Hope Solo domestic violence charges dropped...US Soccer drops a big one...
Today’s decision brings closure to what has been one of the most difficult and emotionally draining times of my life. I always had faith that once the facts of the case were presented, I would be cleared of all charges and I am so happy and relieved to finally have it all behind me. Hope... Read more »

Day in court is coming for Hope Solo...why is she still playing?

Day in court is coming for Hope Solo...why is she still playing?
“Once all the facts come to light and the legal process is concluded, I am confident that I will be fully exonerated.” Hope Solo, on her Facebook page, June 2014  Soccer star Hope Solo has a day in court…soon. A judge in Kirkland, Washington set January 20th as the day she faces two counts of fourth-degree... Read more »
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End the Boys Club on Sports Radio, Part 2

End the Boys Club on Sports Radio, Part 2
Now that it’s 2015, will an innovative sports radio programmer take a chance on a woman host…or co-host, for that matter? Following the demise of 87.7 The Game, the low-powered sports talker owned by WGN Broadcasting, media critic Robert Feder announced some of the hosts would be replacing their long-running ‘Sports Central’ program. Knowing that... Read more »