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Working on the right moves....Chicago Sky re-signs Quigley and Breland, adds veteran Pondexter

Working on the right moves....Chicago Sky re-signs Quigley and Breland, adds veteran Pondexter
News from a very busy Chicago Sky offseason from the Sky’s press department: Allie Quigley, the WNBA’s 2014 Sixth Woman of the Year, just signed a multi-year contract to remain with the Chicago Sky. Last season, Quigley came off the bench to help the Sky clinch its second playoff berth in franchise history and the... Read more »

Jackie Robinson West Little League adults need to own up in title scandal

Jackie Robinson West Little League adults need to own up in title scandal
In the hours since Jackie Robinson West’s U.S. Little League title was stripped, where are now-former team manager Darold Butler and District 4 administrator Michael Kelly? Hiding, it would appear. Neither Butler nor Kelly has released a statement through lawyers. They have not held press conferences.  They have not responded to innumerable  press inquiries to... Read more »

US Soccer plays catch-up, Hope Solo suspended 30 days, Women's World Cup...?

US Soccer plays catch-up, Hope Solo suspended 30 days, Women's World Cup...?
 ”Thirty days seemed to be the appropriate suspension under our rules, given the circumstances,” he said. “There are a number of things that Hope (Solo) is being asked to do in that 30 days. We’re not going to get into the specifics of that. We’ll evaluate where things stand at the end of that period... Read more »
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Hope Solo domestic violence charges dropped...US Soccer drops a big one...

Hope Solo domestic violence charges dropped...US Soccer drops a big one...
Today’s decision brings closure to what has been one of the most difficult and emotionally draining times of my life. I always had faith that once the facts of the case were presented, I would be cleared of all charges and I am so happy and relieved to finally have it all behind me. Hope... Read more »

Day in court is coming for Hope Solo...why is she still playing?

Day in court is coming for Hope Solo...why is she still playing?
“Once all the facts come to light and the legal process is concluded, I am confident that I will be fully exonerated.” Hope Solo, on her Facebook page, June 2014  Soccer star Hope Solo has a day in court…soon. A judge in Kirkland, Washington set January 20th as the day she faces two counts of fourth-degree... Read more »

End the Boys Club on Sports Radio, Part 2

End the Boys Club on Sports Radio, Part 2
Now that it’s 2015, will an innovative sports radio programmer take a chance on a woman host…or co-host, for that matter? Following the demise of 87.7 The Game, the low-powered sports talker owned by WGN Broadcasting, media critic Robert Feder announced some of the hosts would be replacing their long-running ‘Sports Central’ program. Knowing that... Read more »
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Top Five Most Influential Women in Sports 2014

As we bid goodbye, here’s a shout-out to all who made a difference in the field of women in sports 2014, both on and off the field. The following individuals represent the glass-shattering, boundary-breaking events that define greatness anywhere and anytime in sports. 1) Mo’ne Davis: “I never thought at the age of 13 I’d... Read more »

Who's Effa Manley, and why is Penny Marshall directing a movie about her? Hint: Baseball

Who's Effa Manley, and why is Penny Marshall directing a movie about her? Hint: Baseball
Twenty years ago, Penny Marshall directed the baseball classic ‘A League of their Own,‘ about the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League (AAGPBL). Starring Tom Hanks, Geena Davis, Madonna, Rosie O’Donnell, and Oak Park native Megan Cavanaugh (a high school friend of mine, along with Kathy Griffin,) the movie brought back an era that few people,... Read more »

2020 Olympics: Softball and Baseball come closer to inclusion

2020 Olympics: Softball and Baseball come closer to inclusion
There’s more than a chance that a new ruling by the IOC will allow Olympic softball and baseball in Tokyo, Japan, who’s hosting the 2020 Olympics. I’ve been following the saga of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) reinstating softball and baseball to the Olympics for nearly four years now.  I’ve interviewed Jennie Finch on the... Read more »
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Good hair? SportClips great for women sports fans, too

Good hair? SportClips great for women sports fans, too
I’m all about equality. “What’s good for the goose is good for the gander,” I always say. And if you read this entire post, it will be as good for you. A special opportunity awaits…even when a company promises on their website: “You’ll leave feeling like a new man – and it only takes 20 minutes.”... Read more »
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