Archive for November 2015

On Thanksgiving...Four Things I'm Grateful for in Women's Sports

On Thanksgiving...Four Things I'm Grateful for in Women's Sports
Happy Thanksgiving, my Token Female friends! I usually grouse on these pages 364 days of the year about the lack of coverage of women’s sports…the lack of inclusion for women radio sports anchors…the general state of women and equality in America.  And in 2015, I found just a few reasons to be grateful: 1)  U.S.... Read more »

iFLY-ing my way through fear

iFLY-ing my way through fear
Driving north on LaGrange Road in Hickory Hills, just south of I-55, a distracting sign on the left side of the road features a smiling parachutist, thumbs up, declaring “Why Drive When You Can Fly?’ It’s an ad for iFLY, an indoor skydiving experience that creates true free fall conditions, without having to jump out... Read more »

DePaul Blue Demons hosting Preseason WNIT this weekend

DePaul Blue Demons hosting Preseason WNIT this weekend
One of the most under-reported and under-appreciated stories in Chicago sports is the continued excellence of DePaul’s women’s basketball team, coached by NCAA basketball legend Doug Bruno, who’s now entering his 30th season as coach of the Lady DePaul Blue Demons. Let’s take a look at their record, shall we? Consider these accomplishments: NCAA Tournament... Read more »
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The WNBA: Wings and a Prayer for the 20th Season

The WNBA: Wings and a Prayer for the 20th Season
The WNBA will look and sound just a little different in 2016. No more Tulsa Shock, for one. And now, a new president will take the helm, following the resignation of Laurel Richie after five years. NBA Deputy Commissioner Mark Tatum will oversee the WNBA on an interim basis, and a search for a new... Read more »