Today the Baltimore Ravens announced the termination of Ray Rice's contract and the NFL suspended him "indefinitely." Why? Video of the February 15th third degree assault against his now-wife was leaked and shared on TMZ.
Does anybody know where can I grow some balls like Becky Hammon did?! She's a WNBA star and she just became the NBA's first woman full-time assistant coach for the San Antonio Spurs, that means SHE'S GETTING PAID!! This is a "You Go Girl!" moment if there ever was one. This is a big step for the NBA and for women.
Thanks to the original and current plaintiffs in the recently won trademark cancellation ruling against the derogatory Washington "Redskins" NFL team, the efforts of two generations of Native Americans, many of us women, are coming to fruit. The case was originally filed in 1992 by Native American activist Suzan Shown Harjo, who is now a 69-year-old grandmother....more
If someone you love plays football or other sports that are known for concussions, take note: there's a major breakthrough in spotting brain damage.Neuroscientists used a new, enhanced MRI approach and could identify damage to the blood-brain barrier of pro football players after "unreported" trauma and mild concussions.The study followed 29 players - 16 were football players and 13 track and field athletes (who served as controls). All 29 had the MRI-based diagnostic....more
I have always had a love/hate relationship with professional sports. Always enjoyed watching them and appreciate the skill and athleticism that the participants dedicate years of disciplined training to achieve, but the greed, mentality, and brutality both within the sports and what has spilt outside their playing venues has been a consistent source of debate about the industry’s popularity and intolerable conduct by so many involved. ...more
Besides food, the Accidental Locavore is also passionate about skating! In the upcoming Musselman’s Apple Sauce Family Skating Tribute Show (airing November 23rd and again on December7th from 4-6 PM EST on ABC), Katia Gordeeva, her daughter Liza and husband Ilia Kulik, skate to a wonderful piece of music, Return to Me, by ...more
All race distances are challenging, but it’s having the right mindset that gets you through,” Tyler SiglWhat you think about while running & what your mind does while you are running is equally if not more important than what your body is doing. City 2 Sea 2014 (15kms) truly embodied this for me. This race was all about Mindset. One of my favourite quotes really rang true for me “The body achieves, what the mind believes”...more
These past weeks have been a complete whirlwind for me. Has it really been three weeks since I started this adventure? It seems like it was just yesterday that I was anxiously waiting to see if I even made the team. Wow, time sure flies when you are having fun! I’ll give you a quick recap of what’s been going on in my world....more