Archive for May 2015

When Did The WNBA become the NFL?

When Did The WNBA become the NFL?
Let’s play a game in this week’s issue: WNBA or NFL? When I say these words, what comes to mind: 1) Domestic abuse. 2) Sexual harassers playing key positions in the leadership of a team. 3) Key players missing from teams due to suspensions for grievous infractions. I’m talking about the NFL, right? Haha. One... Read more »

Update: WNBA suspends Brittney Griner, Glory Johnson for domestic violence

Update: WNBA suspends Brittney Griner, Glory Johnson for domestic violence
With consideration of all the facts and circumstances of this matter, we are suspending Brittney Griner and Glory Johnson each without pay for a period of seven regular-season games.  Brittney and Glory’s conduct is detrimental to the best interests of the WNBA and violates applicable law.  We also understand that people make mistakes, and that... Read more »

Chicago Bliss: The Article I Thought I'd Never Write

Chicago Bliss: The Article I Thought I'd Never Write
Note: Five years ago, this story would never have appeared on Token Female’s blogsite. But a few years back, the former Lingerie Football League ‘rebranded’ itself as the Legends Football League and emphasized athleticism over cheesecake. Yes, the uniforms are more beach volleyball than serious football protection, but since their move to Toyota Park for... Read more »
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To My Sister, who gave me Mother's Day as her final gift

To My Sister, who gave me Mother's Day as her final gift
For many years, I’ve been critical of this holiday, Mother’s Day. As I’ve mentioned,  I’ve been unable, biologically, to bear a child, and until recently, my life lacked sufficient resources to care for and nurture a child.  Instead, I became a pet parent, a nurturing aunt, and a doting friend. All that changed in an... Read more »

What did I tell The Oregonian about the Women's World Cup kits?

What did I tell The Oregonian about the Women's World Cup kits?
In honor of Throwback Thursday, I’d like to leave a word of wisdom at your doorstep: Kids, never shut a friend out of your life. Take it from  the Token Female, who’s been blessed to keep contact, via Facebook, with almost everyone who’s meant something to her throughout her life. As well as becoming friends/following... Read more »

Open tryouts for the Chicago Bandits set for May 24th

Open tryouts for the Chicago Bandits set for May 24th
Ever dream of playing softball professionally? The Chicago Bandits have teamed up with the Pennsylvania Rebellion and will co-host their annual open tryouts for 2015 on Sunday, May 24th, starting at 9 a.m. at the Ballpark at Rosemont. Members of the Pennsylvania Rebellion coaching staff will also be on hand to participate in the 2015 tryouts. Tryouts will... Read more »
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