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Griner and Baylor Stunned: Who Says Women's Basketball Isn't Exciting?

Wow. Talk about March Madness. On the last day of the month, comes the biggest surprise of all. Baylor, the defending NCAA champions, upset by fifth-seeded Louisville. The Cardinals were picked in many brackets to win the national title - but on the men's side (before Kevin Ware's horrific injury). No one thought the women would survive the regional semi-final....more

Olympian Suzy Favor Hamilton Leads Double Life as High Priced Escort

Three-time Olympian Suzy Favor Hamilton made headlines Thursday after admitting that she worked as a high-priced escort for the last year, charging $600 an hour to spend time with clients. Who knew running was a gateway to prostitution? ...more

Hope Solo WTF

This reeks of trouble. Two days before they were to scheduled get married, U.S. women's soccer star Hope Solo and former NFL tight end Jerramy Stevens, got into a late-night tiff about where they were going to live after the wedding, according to the Associated Press. And then somehow stun guns and the police got involved....more

Is Pole Dancing a Sport? Is It Appropriate For Kids?

 If you've missed this latest bit of news, the question plaguing British Columbia's court of public opinion is whether parents should sign their nine-year-olds up for pole dancing....more
The only thing I'd actually worry about is the safety of the classes for the younger children ...more

NBA is Jumping into High Heels

We all know the major sports leagues are trying to court women. Female fans are smart, passionate and guess what? They like to spend money.The National Football League has an assortment of licensed product targeted to gals and a whole section on their website dedicated to selling team jerseys and accessories to women....more
They lost money in the lockout and apparently the only way to market to women is through pumps.. ...more

Teen Golf Pro Scores Prom Date On FB & Style Tips on Pinterest

Spending hours every day on the driving range and the rest of your time traveling the world with the LPGA doesn't leave a girl a lot of time to score a prom date. Seventeen-year-old Lexi Thompson took to the web, posting a video on her Facebook page last month asking for a date to take her to the prom on May 18. This is her story. ...more

Legendary Tennessee Coach Pat Summitt Resigns Due to Health Issues

Although not surprising, the announcement that legendary Tennessee Lady Vols head coach Pat Summitt has resigned marks the end of an era. Summit, who was diagnosed with early onset dementia last year, will no longer pace the sidelines in Knoxville. While she will still be involved with the team as “head coach emeritus,” long time assistant coach Holly Warlick will take over head coach duties....more
Phenomenal Woman!more

A Rockin' Sister Act: The Ogwumikes

As March Madness ramps up, it's time to look at some of the stars of the women's game.  When it comes to sister acts, they don't come any more impressive than Nnemkadi (Nneka) and Chiney Ogwumike who play basketball for the Stanford Cardinal (@StanfordWBB)....more

Soccer Star Alex Morgan Poses for SI Swimsuit Issue

If you' re any sort of women's soccer fan, you know about Alex Morgan.The 22-year-old wunderkind, known as the “Super Sub” during the Women’s World Cup last summer and in the recent CONCACAF Olympic qualifying matches, comes off the bench with a nose for the goal.  One of the USA’s fastest players and hardest runners, Morgan has scored seven times in her first 16 caps.  The former Cal soccer star has also been noted for her amazing mix of strength and beauty....more
i say, good for her. It's not as if she is posing in Playboy in a provocative pose, possibly ...more

5 Gifts Fit for an Athlete

Whether you’re shopping for friends or family looking to tee up, hit a home run or just sit back and enjoy a game in front of the TV, here are some (hopefully) fresh suggestions for your favorite sports fanatic.These gifts are great for all ages and indulge the mind, body and soul. While golf clubs, team jerseys or beer steins may have been suitable gifts in years past, why not kick things up a notch in 2011 with some unique gear and games?1) MiSoccer Speakers...more
Cleats, sticks, balls, racquets, etc. along with licensed/logo merchandise are usually ...more