Serena Williams Sets Earning Record

This weekend 20 year old golfer, Michelle Wie won her first championship. This is pretty exciting, especially since she has been playing in LPGA events since she was 12, but we aren't going to talk much about that this week because something much more glamorous happened in women's sports this weekend. Serena Williams set the record for earning the most prize money in a single season in the WTA. EVER....more

I love Serena, always have.  In spite of more

Are Mean Soccer Girls Unacceptable or are We All Just Overreacting?

As soon as I saw the Elizabeth Lambert video I knew that I would be writing about her this week. Elizabeth is the "mean girl" soccer player that was suspended for rough play this week. She is the girl who was caught on video punching another player in the back and pulling hair.If you watch this video it looks terrible....more

I was raised in a soccer-crazy part of the world: soccer is a contact sport, not a violent ...more

The Yankees Win The World Series... Again

The New York Yankees have won their 27th World Series.Try to process that for a minute. 27 championship wins. That is insane. That is more than any other team in Major League Baseball. These wins date back to 1923, but that doesn't make it any less impressive.My favorite baseball team has never won a World Series. Ever.So congratulations to the New York Yankees, again. If they were a player I would be encouraging them to retire. I can't help but be reminded of the Crash Davis quote from Bull Durham about strike outs....more

Like Marybeth, I'm a Mets fan.  (And a Cubs Fan.  Fat lot of good all that spending ...more

Nancy Lieberman Challenges Barack Obama to a Basketball Game

Lately there has been a lot of talk about the White House being a big old boys club. Sure, we know that about half of the Obama staff is made up of women so why all the fuss? Oddly, a lot of it has to do with sports. ...more

Nancy,

I don't see a reason why we couldn't have a mixed male/female team. :)

I ...more

Ladies Running in The Marine Corps Marathon are an Inspiration

One of my neighbors (and a fellow bus stop mom) ran the Marine Corps Marathon yesterday. I always wondered what would posses a person to want to run 26.2 miles in a row. I have always been of the mind set that I don't run unless there is someone or something chasing me.My neighbor started training when her boss turned 40 and decided to train for a marathon. Her husband said she would never be able to do it. Stephanie is 47 and a breast cancer survivor. She ran the Marine Corps Marathon in six hours and 14 minutes.She is my new hero....more

I was in DC this weekend to support a friend in the marathon.  I was surprised by how ...more

October: It's Not Just For Baseball

When I think about sports in October the first thing that comes to mind is baseball. October means playoff series' and hot dogs and beer. The World Series begins on October 28th this year. They call clutch baseball players who do well in the post season "Mr. October". October is for baseball, right?Well, yes and no. Sure we love championship baseball and late-inning comebacks, but there is more to October than just baseball....more

I have no interest in baseball and like football because everyone I know seems to enjoy it ...more

What Kind of Fans Boo Their Own Team?

Yesterday I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to do something I have wanted to do for years. I got to see my favorite football team, The Tampa Bay Buccaneers, play against the Washington Redskins at Fed Ex Field in Landover, Maryland.I have probably been to 20 Bucs games but this was the first time I got to see an away game. I've lived in the Washington D.C. Metro area for almost four years and this is the very first time since I have lived here that Tampa Bay played the Redskins up here. I wore my Buccaneers jersey and everything....more

Laurie says:

if people are so concerned with Snyder and want to make a ...more

Weekend Full of Upsets

I was sitting quietly working on a post this weekend when my husband called me from his office. "Are you watching this game? USF is beating FSU?"My husband went to the University of South Florida and he had the game live streaming on the internet. He asked me to record the game so he could watch it when he got home and I am so glad he did or I would have missed history being made....more

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Messy Bedroom, Clean Mind?

One time when my twins were about a year old a friend of mine told me that I really seemed to really have everything under control. I thought she was making fun of me, but she really meant it. I'm thinking she had never seen the inside of my house. I am a lax housekeeper. My kitchen is clean, or cleanish. All of my dishes are clean and the food is all put away, I just have piles of mail in there. For some reason my counter space begs to be covered with unread mail. ...more

I'd never heard that by not making my bed by noon I would have bad luck, but this could ...more

Serena Williams Loses Her Temper, Loses Her Match

If you were watching the U.S. Open you saw Serena Williams come undone. Who am I trying to kid? If you were watching tennis, or ESPN, or CNN or even your local news you probably saw the clip. In a sport where decorum rules the courts it is unusual to see a tennis player throw a fit during a match. I haven't seen an outburst like that during the U.S. Open since John McEnroe played the game. ...more

I suppose we'll have to agree to disagree, but that's okay 'cause if you're a tennis fan, ...more