Did Griner's Punch Go Too Far? Or Is Aggressive Ball Playing Just a Part of Women's Sports Now?

It pisses me off to no end that people act aghast if a female athlete acts out in an aggressive manner....more

Men's Hockey Gold!

A day to celebrate in Vancouver, the Men's Canadian Hockey team just won a Gold medal in the 2010 Winter Olympics! The Women's team did the same thing just days ago and we couldn't be happier for both our teams success. This has been quite the Olympics for all of our athletes winning more Gold medals than any other nation, we have broke a historical record too!...more

What I Learned About Writing from Bestselling Mystery Writer Dick Francis

When I was in college trying to figure out what I wanted to do with my life, I dabbled in writing.  I wanted to be a writer, but I was afraid to be a writer.  Afraid to make mistakes, afraid to show my work, afraid to put anything down on paper that might expose too much of who I was. Then I read the mystery novel Reflex, by Dick Francis. ...more

I think you just sold a book for Francis. I'll add him to my bookshelf.


On Superbowl Sunday, A Concussion Conversation Continues

Today is Super Bowl Sunday, and even if your hometown’s team is one of the competitors, none has completely escaped chatter about the brain-injury controversy—from CNN’s report on the long-lasting damage suffered by former players, after years of impacts like those at left, to stories from ...more

Super Bowl XLIV Preview: How Can You NOT Root for The Saints?

For a lot of football fans this Sunday is the holiest day of the year. That's right, Super Bowl Sunday. This year the Indianapolis Colts will be facing the New Orleans Saints in Miami, Florida. ...more

You have an excellent point. I can root for the Saints all day, but I would never put money ...more

The Lingerie Football League. That's Right. You Heard Me. Lingerie Football.

I warned you back in May not to get me started on the Lingerie Football League. Yes, the Lingerie Football League. The LFL for short. The thing that makes Sarah's eyes bleed and steam shoot out of her ears. ...more
Porn and sport.... perfect for the collage beer drinking male - ...more

Winter Sports

Do you wonder where I get ideas for some of my posts? They often come from other bloggers. Like this one....more

Why Mornings Matter: How Waking Up Early Revived My Mindset

How do you start your day? We all have different methods that fit our lives best. Some start with a bang: out of bed, out the door...hustle, hustle, hustle. Others need time, coffee, and calm to ease into the routine of another 24 hours. ...more

The NFL Playoffs: Wild Card Weekend and Beyond

On Friday I went public. I made my picks for the Wild Card Round of the NFL Playoffs. In fact, I vlogged my picks. I picked Green Bay, Philadelphia, Baltimore and Cincinnati. If you watched any of the games (or even looked at the scores this morning) you know that I was 1 for 4. That isn't very good. If I were a betting woman I would be a very poor betting woman. If I were a betting woman there would be loan sharks after me. ...more

I think it would be nice to see New Orleans win one for a change. They played like super ...more

Troubling Trends in Women's Sports

I just read the greatest post on troubling trends in women's sports. I know that what I just wrote  sounds oxymoronic, but it is true. There is an article on Fair Game News that is entitled "Six troubled trends in women's sports (and what we can do) and it really struck home with me....more

I can't wait to go read the article. As a girls lacrosse coach and mom of a female hockey ...more