All Hail Serena Williams on Her U.S. Open Journey to a Calendar-Year Grand Slam

We are not worthy, but all eyes are on superstar Serena Williams as she heads into the U.S. Open ready to make history. If she wins, she'll attain a calendar Grand Slam (winning all four major titles in one year), which hasn't been earned since Steffi Graff did it in 1988.  The draw was announced Thursday and play begins next week.   ...more

Why I Could Not Believe That New York Held a Parade For Women's World Cup Winners

On Friday, New York City held a ticker-tape parade in lower Manhattan’s Canyon of Heroes to honor the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team for winning the World Cup. It was the first time this honor was bestowed on a female team of athletes, and was a breakthrough moment for women in sports. I consider myself a feminist, but despite the wide media coverage of the parade and the tens of thousands of people who attended, it took me two days to fully believe that it had happened. ...more
This team has taken women's sports to another level. It's been very refreshing to watch men ...more

Watch US v. Japan in the Final Battle for the FIFA 2015 Women's World Cup This Weekend

After weeks of tournament play and a dramatic week of semi-final games, the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup is culminating in two fantastic, final games on Saturday and Sunday. ...more
The tournament was great! GO USA!more

All Hail Serena Williams on Her U.S. Open Journey to a Calendar-Year Grand Slam

We are not worthy, but all eyes are on superstar Serena Williams as she heads into the U.S. Open ready to make history. If she wins, she'll attain a calendar Grand Slam (winning all four major titles in one year), which hasn't been earned since Steffi Graff did it in 1988.  The draw was announced Thursday and play begins next week.   ...more

Graphic Content -- See an MMA Fighter Get Stitches

Are you interested in seeing what it looks like when a fighter gets stitched up after a fight? Fight to Finish fighter Nick Spina took home a win and 8 stitches across his skull…and didn’t even wince. Check it out — warning, graphic content in this link>>>  http://bit.ly/1IifT7p  ...more

New York is For Tennis Lovers | Looking Forward to the 2015 US Open

Tennis fans are making plans to visit New York, as the Big Apple will be the host of the US Open from August 31st to September 13th, 2015....more

Olympic Champion Nicole Cooke's 'The Breakaway' Reveals Sexism in Cycling

I often wonder how women like Nicole Cooke become women like Nicole Cooke, strong and courageous enough to earn the titles of a World and Olympic cyclist champion. A mother, I am always looking for ways to empower my daughter and help her become competitive and strong, in mind and in body....more

An Amazing Gymnast - born deaf and blind in one eye

No Excuses: The Story of Elite Gymnast Aimee Walker-Pond by Adam U. Kempler ...more

Funniest Football chants (Two) Anchor Odds

Have you ever been at a football ground while your team was losing? If so you are well aware of the pain and suffering it causes when the other team is beating yours by a far cry. Although there is always something that can bring back that smile on your face and that is the hilarious chants and songs the fans start to project. Here are a few of the funniest chants we thought you might like:...more

Burning River 100 Pacer Report

Mission accomplished. I paced the Burning River 100 and my runner, Coach Hanks completed the distance in 29 hours 6 minutes. Pre Pacing Ledges Shelter Aid StationMatt was pacing his brother before me and I relied on  his texts to have an idea where they were on the course.I arrived and hung out at the Ledges Aid Station. It was afternoon, hot, and happening there. I saw a bunch of old friends, but managed to settle down into my chair and save energy....more

Black, Woman, Winning: So Why Does Everyone Hate on Serena?

Black, Woman, Winning: So why does everyone hate on Serena? Alert: long blog and a girl crush will be revealed! ...more

Why I Could Not Believe That New York Held a Parade For Women's World Cup Winners

On Friday, New York City held a ticker-tape parade in lower Manhattan’s Canyon of Heroes to honor the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team for winning the World Cup. It was the first time this honor was bestowed on a female team of athletes, and was a breakthrough moment for women in sports. I consider myself a feminist, but despite the wide media coverage of the parade and the tens of thousands of people who attended, it took me two days to fully believe that it had happened. ...more
This team has taken women's sports to another level. It's been very refreshing to watch men ...more

What I Learned about Race, Independence (Day) and Sports on my Puerto Rican Vacation

July 8, 2015 What I Learned About Race, Independence (Day) and Sports in Puerto Rico… I recently travelled to Puerto Rico for a decompression vacation. One of those vacations to get away from the daily grind. A vacation to enjoy and be in the now. A vacation to remind me that life is full of the unexpected - and ALL of the unexpected needs to be accepted. ...more