Category: Sports

Where's the 'One Shining Moment' for the NCAA's Women?

Where's the 'One Shining Moment' for the NCAA's Women?
NCAA’s annual March Madness is history for 2018. Immortalizing it every year is a tradition. CBS Sports produces a final montage of the greatest moments of the tournament. You’ll remember everything that happened, thanks to the end montage. Set to David Barrett’s ‘One Shining Moment,’ sung by Ne-Yo since 2016, the music carries the tournament... Read more »

Sexual Harassment...and What I've Learned #MeToo

Sexual Harassment...and What I've Learned #MeToo
sex·u·al ha·rass·ment /ˈsɛkʃ(əw)əl həˈræsmənt/ noun uninvited and unwelcome verbal or physical behavior of a sexual nature especially by a person in authority toward a subordinate (such as an employee or student) Source: Merriam-Webster Dictionary Online The day of reckoning for sexual harassment perpetrators is clearly here. Starting with Bill Cosby, then Fox TV’s Roger Ailes,... Read more »

IS CONTROVERSY OVER POSING NUDE A THING OF THE PAST?

In another era, the very thought of athletes posing nude, no matter how artfully, would have led to a revolt by parents, the town council and the church. Morals clauses would have been put into effect, and the person posing would have been shunned by ‘decent’ townsfolk.  Today, it seems that a very different era... Read more »
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DePaul alumni take spotlight on WNBA Draft Day

DePaul alumni take spotlight on WNBA Draft Day
From our friends at the Chicago Sky and DePaul University, on the WNBA Draft:  The Chicago Sky announced the acquisition of the 22nd overall pick of the 2012 WNBA draft, forward Keisha Hampton, from the Minnesota Lynx ,in exchange for their 2017 second round draft pick, forward/center Chantel Osahor, from the University of Washington. “Keisha Hampton,... Read more »

DePaul Blue Demons Hosts 15th NCAA Selection Party

DePaul Blue Demons Hosts 15th NCAA Selection Party
While the Northwestern Wildcats Men’s Basketball team will have the eyes of Chicago on Sunday, awaiting its first-ever NCAA tournament selection, another Chicago-area team will quietly wait for its 15th NCAA tournament berth. The DePaul Blue Demons, ranked #17 in the country, is the most consistently successful college basketball program in the Chicago area (also the most... Read more »

Chicago Wolves hosting Chicago Cubs Trophy

Chicago Wolves hosting Chicago Cubs Trophy
Greetings, Token Female friends! It’s been awhile, and I’ve missed you! Many events have taken place in my life, not the least has been a pre-teen daughter and a full-time job! That said, I promise to be more communicative with you. This just crossed my path from TF’s friends at the Chicago Wolves. If you’ve... Read more »
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Chicago Sky say bye to Pokey Chatman

Chicago Sky say bye to Pokey Chatman
In a tumultuous year that saw an early exit from the playoffs and an 18-16 record, the management of the Chicago Sky decided Head Coach and General Manager Pokey Chatman “will not be retained,” according to a just-released statement. Over the past six seasons, the Sky amassed a regular season record of 106-98 including an 18-16 campaign in 2016.... Read more »

Overcoming Fears? 'Go Ape!'

Overcoming Fears? 'Go Ape!'
My 11 year old, Rosie, and I are dead-set on overcoming fears. Just because we inherited a fear of freefall heights doesn’t mean we should be stymied by it, right? It was for this reason that, in the name of journalism, we opted to attend opening day for Bemis Woods’ new ‘Go Ape’ zip line... Read more »

Pat Summitt: There Will Never Be Another

Pat Summitt: There Will Never Be Another
“One of the greatest ever. As a coach, competitor, colleague, mentor…Coach (Pat) Summitt defined greatness and set the bar for the rest of the sport. Thank you for the greatest games, the fiercest rivalry, and for the inspiration for success. Rest in Peace, Coach.  Statement from UConn Huskies Coach Geno Auriemma, on the death of... Read more »
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Hey, Chicago News, ESPN the Body Issue has Delle Donne and Press, too

Hey, Chicago News, ESPN the Body Issue has Delle Donne and Press, too
If you listened to any report on Chicago television news Tuesday night regarding the ESPN the Body Issue, you’d think Chicago Cubs All-Star pitcher Jake Arrieta was the only Chicago athlete posing nude for the cameras. Two other athletes…superstars in their own right…were ignored almost universally: 2016 Olympics-bound forward Elena Delle Donne of the WNBA’s... Read more »