Ray Rice Cut from Ravens, Penn State Sneaks in News: Why Do Our Football Teams Feel Invincible?

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. ...more
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She Shoots, She Scores and Now Becky Hammon Coaches in an NBA First

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. ...more
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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

Running an Ultra with Influenza – in 7 Easy Steps

Step 1: Get the flu.The best way is to overtrain until there is absolutely nothing left of your immune system. I will explain the secrets to "The art of overtraining" in a future post. After you have reduced your immune system to dust, hang out at playgrounds with toddlers that have recently been violently ill with Enterovirus D68. If you can, let them drink out of your colorful toy-like water bottle. Share fluids as much as possible with a kindergartener as well....more

Peyton Manning Knows The Power Of The Munchies

Pizza and Pot go together like Peanut Butter and Jelly.  Just because Peyton Manning doesn't smoke weed doesn't mean that he isn't aware of the power of the munchies.  Or how the munchies can be oh, so profitable.  How forward-thinking was he in acquiring 21 Papa John's franchises in Colorado a couple of weeks before Coloradoans passed Amendment 64 in 2012?...more

My Open Letter to NFL Commissioner Goodell

     Dear Commissioner Goodell,In your press conference today, you mentioned over and over again the fact that you, and the NFL need help. Specifically, that you need expert advice on the organization's conduct policy.As a professional in student conduct, but really more so as a human being with basic where-with-all, my advice is simple:...more

NFL Cheat Sheet

In the event that you are being forced to watch football these season or maybe your interest has been piqued here are someWe’ll start with the very basic to the basics that you need to know to at least hold a decent conversation when it comes to America’s favorite game....more

Foosball is the Devil

I know it comes every year, and yet… I’m never prepared for it.  It always seems to creep up out of nowhere, and I’m blindsided by the hoopla, the drama, and the never-ending chatter that comes with it.  The next few months are spent in agony, having to deal with something I have no interest in; something that takes over the lives of so many around me.  I rejoice when it’s finally over, and I spend the next few months enjoying the uninterrupted, glorious moments spent without it.  However, I know that in just a short time, it will be back....more

12 Hour ATR Ultra Plan & The Fine Art of Obsessing

Here it is less than 48 hours before my 12 Adventure Trail Run and I'm getting dangerously close to throwing a little hissy fit. I feel as if any minute now I may just fall to the floor and flail about wildly. Thank goodness I have on my yoga shorts. They make the falling and flailing so much easier. They also reduce the inevitable chaffing from such an activity....more

My favorite weekend of the year: The Reno Air Races

Grumman F7F-Tigercat "La Patrona" formerly known as "El Hefe" and ALWAYS "...more

Toronto Maple Leafs Store: Powered by Real Sports

We had the chance to check out the grand opening of The Toronto Maple Leafs store powered by Real Sports, and let’s just say sports fans are in for a real treat this upcoming season!...more

3 Keys to The Success of Serena Williams

Serena Williams is, without a doubt, one of the greatest tennis players of our time. In fact, some will contend that Serena's greatness goes beyond the tennis court. To this point, Ian Crouch recently wrote a post for The New Yorkerwhere he presents the argument that Serena is the greatest American athlete. While Crouch's opinion is debatable, Serena's distinction is undeniable....more