Archive for June 2015

Softball & Baseball Make IOC's Short List for 2020 Olympics

Softball & Baseball Make IOC's Short List for 2020 Olympics
jfinch27Happy #OlympicDay Ya’ll! Hoping & praying the Olympic Dream will come back for softball players all over the world! So thankful for my Olympic Dream becoming a reality, competing in two #Olympics with these incredible women! @usasoftball @Olympics#DreamBelieve Jenny Finch on Twitter, June 23, 2015 For more than three years, softball legend Jennie Finch has led a worldwide campaign to reinstate... Read more »

Watch Party Monday follows a stormy Saturday for Chicago Red Stars

Watch Party Monday follows a stormy Saturday for Chicago Red Stars
From our friends at the Chicago Red Stars:  The Chicago Red Stars announced plans for two watch parties for the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team’s round of 16 game in the FIFA Women’s World Cup. On Monday, June 22, they’re holding a watch party in the city at AJ Hudson’s Public House, and another, held simultaneously... Read more »

Chicago Bandits' "Battle of the Sexes" comes to Crestwood

Chicago Bandits' "Battle of the Sexes" comes to Crestwood
From our friends at the Chicago Bandits:   The Chicago Bandits and the Windy City Thunderbolts of the Frontier League are proud to announce the second annual “Battle of the Sexes” fastpitch softball game at Standard Bank Stadium (14011 Kenton Ave.) in Crestwood, Ill. on Monday, June 15 at 7:05 p.m. Gates will open at... Read more »
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Catching Up With: The Chicago Sky's Elena Delle Donne

Catching Up With: The Chicago Sky's Elena Delle Donne
Note: Portions of our story about Elena Delle Donne first appeared in the Des Plaines Valley News Elena Delle Donne led the Chicago Sky to their first-ever WNBA Finals in 2014, all while overcoming a flare-up of Lyme Disease and a back injury last year. Two games into the 2015 WNBA season, Delle Donne already... Read more »

Talking to my 10-year-old about why people are transgender

Talking to my 10-year-old about why people are transgender
Transgender talk is in the news, and therefore, a major topic of conversation in our household, thanks to former Olympian/Mr. Kardashian/actor Bruce Jenner becoming ‘Caitlyn.’ Our Rosie, at 10 years old, is a very inquisitive child. “I was born asking ‘why,’ she told me. “That’s funny….I was too!” I said. So, when Jenner announced he... Read more »

Where to Watch the Womens World Cup

Where to Watch the Womens World Cup
The Chicago Red Stars are going all out for soccer’s biggest stage, as the Womens World Cup  gets underway Friday night. The Red Stars, who currently own the best record in the NWSL at 4-0-3, are hosting watch parties throughout the Chicago area during the tournament.. All the better to watch the Red Stars’ talent... Read more »
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