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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 »

Chicago Red Stars Get First Win In Front of 12,446 fans

Chicago Red Stars Get First Win In Front of 12,446 fans
The Chicago Red Stars women’s professional soccer team  (1-4-2, 5pts) got their first win of the season last weekend, blazing past the league-leading Portland Thorns (6-2-1, 19pts) in a 2-0 defeat  in front of 12,446 Thorns fans at Jeld-Wen Field over the weekend. Zakiya Bywaters scored in the first half for Chicago, while Jackie Santacaterina added one in the... Read more »

107-2? Should There Be A 'Slaughter Rule' In Indiana HS Basketball?

107-2? Should There Be A 'Slaughter Rule' In Indiana HS Basketball?
In the NCAA Regional Basketball Tournaments, it’s always fun when mid-major Division 1 college teams (let’s call them “Davids”)—St. Xavier, Murray State,  Lehigh, Norfolk, etc., take on unsuspecting, swaggering  major basketball programs (aka, “Goliaths) like Duke, Kentucky, Louisville,  or UConn) and win it all. Hello, Duke vs. Lehigh in 2012….75-70 Lehigh…bye-bye to Coach Kin the Round of 64! Or... Read more »
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On Tuesday--Playoff Hockey Still Lives In Chicago

On Tuesday--Playoff Hockey Still Lives In Chicago
Yes, we’re all sad about the Blackhawks’ one-and-done playoff run this year. Damn shame, going down 4 games to 2 and five straight overtime games to the Phoenix Coyotes, who ended up with their first postseason win. But look at it this way–Marian Hossa now has a chance to fully recover from the unthinkably brutal hit he took from the Coyotes’... Read more »

The Weekend Sports Report for 8/27/11

On the Weekend Sports Report..Les, Steve and I discuss the Brewers, who are running away with the NL Central. The White Sox are trying to stay in the race in the AL Central, while the Bears prepare for two games in six days. The Packers went to Indy! All that plus the Duke -Carolina rivalry... Read more »

Knuckleball May Be Ticket to the Major Leagues for Yoshida

Knuckleball May Be Ticket to the Major Leagues for Yoshida
The knuckleball has a secure place in the history of Major League Baseball.  Hall of Famers Hoyt Wilhelm and Phi Niekro played long careers on the strength of sidearm and curving knuckleballs, which confuse opponents not with speed, but with direction and timing. At Maui’s Na Koa Ikaika  (“strong warriors”) of the North American Baseball League  (NABL), independent... Read more »
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Playoffs? WNBA's Sky Still A Work In Progress

Playoffs? WNBA's Sky Still A Work In Progress
2011 was supposed to be THE YEAR for the Sky, after owner Michael Alter and new President/CEO Adam Fox (former President Margaret Stender remains as Chairman), brought in firepower and experience in former LSU and Team Spartak Coach Pokey Chatman as coach, replacing first-timer Steven Keys. They also added offensive firepower by drafting Courtney Vandersloot out of Gonzaga, who... Read more »
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