March Madness...NCAA or NFL?When I was younger, had to learn the fundamentals of basketball. You can have all the physical ability in the world, but you still have to know the fundamentals. ~Michael Jordan...more
This year, Title IX is celebrating its 40thyear of existence since passing in 1972. Title IX allows women to have the opportunities that men have for a college education and college athletics. The product of the law is female athletes defying odds and inspiring fans while converting skeptic on-lookers waiting for them to make mistakes, all while getting a college education. Title IX also helped pave the way for professional women’s sports, like WNBA....more
Madness, I tell you. They call the NCAA basketball tournament March Madness for a reason. I have never seen a tournament with the kinds of upsets that we saw yesterday.Yesterday morning a total of four 15 seeds had beaten the 2 seed in the NCAA Tournament. Ever. It hadn't been done since Hampton beat Iowa State way back in 2001.On Friday it happened twice. Before most people even got home from work Norfolk State (15) had upset Missouri (2) 86-84, then later that evening Lehigh (15) won a pretty convincing game over perennial basketball powerhouse Duke (2)....more
As I was reading the latest ESPN The Magazine, I came across a photo spread of athletic Barbie dolls through the years, which got me thinking about shrinking and pinking -- that is, how athletic gear for women is created and portrayed....more
It is Madness I tell you. March Madness.
I know why they call it that too. I think I watched seven hours of college basketball yesterday and I am on hour number four today.
And the women's tournament doesn't even start until tomorrow.
By Tuesday my children will understand all of the intricacies of playing zone defense.
Yes, I love basketball, but I think there is something I like even more than basketball.
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