Archive for February 2016

Curves rule, from Sports Illustrated to Barbie...cultural shift ahead?

Curves rule, from Sports Illustrated to Barbie...cultural shift ahead?
Welcome to my world, Sports Illustrated! And Mattel, too…You’ve FINALLY caught up with the times. And I should applaud you…especially you, Sports Illustrated! You dipped a toe in the plus-sized (size 14 and up) pool last year, featuring ads with curvy Australian model Robyn Lawley and Ashley Graham. And this year, hips, thighs, and busts, are... Read more »

New White Sox Announcer Living The Dream

New White Sox Announcer Living The Dream
(NOTE: This article first appeared in the Des Plaines Valley News, in connection with the White Sox convention) Born 10 weeks premature, with a mild case of cerebral palsy, new White Sox broadcaster and Homewood native Jason Benetti never let it stop him from achieving his dreams. The lifelong White Sox fan will do play-by-play... Read more »

Guest Blog: "I was part of first Women's Red Sox Fantasy Camp"

Guest Blog: "I was part of first Women's Red Sox Fantasy Camp"
by A.J. Amtullah Richard “Some of you have been waiting your whole life to be treated like a ballplayer.” Justine Siegal   (Editor’s Note: A.J. Amtullah Richard wrote this first-hand account of the Boston Red Sox’ first-ever  all-woman Fantasy Camp  for Token Female. Great thanks to her!) Last week I played on a baseball team... Read more »
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