How Native American Women Fought a Racist NFL Team Trademark … and Won

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
One of the best posts I've read about this, and I've read many. -Robyn blog-woman.commore

A House Divided by World Cup Soccer

“Who do we want to win?” asks Asher when we tell him he can watch as much screen as he wants as long as it’s the World Cup. “Whom,” I answer, “and I don’t know. We’re a house divided.” Asher looks at me with that whatchutalkinboutWillis face.  Image: © John Sibley/Action Images/ZUMAPRESS.com ...more
I was supporting my husband's country of Cameroon until they made a fool themselves last night ...more

Golf Digest Sinks Into Sexist Sandtrap with Paulina Gretzky Cover

*The following post originally appeared on my personal blog, "Beyond Lipstick and Petticoats: A Site Celebrating Women"* ...more
I think it is great to have a woman on the cover, but she should not have to pose any ...more

Let's go bowling

I suck at bowling. (Actual bowling - I rock at Wii bowling.) I lob the ball a bit too far down the lane, I don't take the time to line myself up and I often get gutter balls. But every time I've gone bowling with my son, I've had a blast....more

Why is this not already a rule with everything?

(Note: By "footballers" I think they mean soccer players, but this really should apply to all sports anyway.)So the headline reads: "Post-concussion 'return-to-play' decision for footballers should be made solely by doctors." Really? We don't already have that as a rule?...more

ON THE ROAD: THE CAMPUS VISIT! WHOSE EXPERIENCE IS IT?

Many of you Mom’s are hitting the road this summer to visit College/University Campus’ all over the country this summer.  While it is so fun to walk around, take the tours, eat in the cafeteria etc. there is more to this visit and it can cause some great anxiety for your student athlete kid. ...more

AURORA - DOCUMENTARY

This is a  short documentary I have completed on my mother, Aurora Cunha, a Former Portuguese Athlete, 3x  15km World champion, 6º place in the Los Angeles  Olympic Games Marathon, winner of Chicago, Tokyo etc marathons in 1988-1989. Aurora began her career when she was 14 years old, and over that time set several records. ...more

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7 Misconceptions About NFL Wives, Players, and Their Families

It’s a given that wives of current NFL players and wives of former NFL players have one thing in common: Our husbands have beat incredible odds to play football at the professional level—only .218% of American men make it to the NFL. Beyond that, though, we’re all about as diverse as fish in the sea, even though others might think differently. Here are some of the most common misconceptions that plague us all. ...more
LOL Thank you, Denise!more

Baseball Love

When it comes to sports, baseball rules our house. Yes, we love other sports. My husband enjoys pro football, and I can’t get enough of college basketball, especially my Kansas Jayhawks. However, come spring, our focus is purely on the national pastime, baseball....more
FanAllstar I love that movie too! There are so many good ones!more