The Changing Face of Beauty in Women's Sports

Growing up I can't remember feeling strongly about beauty. It was just never my thing. When I was really little, I remember crying hysterically when my mom made me wear a dress. I wasn’t the most popular girl in the class, and I certainly wasn’t the prettiest. Looking back at what I put my hair through would make any woman who knows anything about beauty want to cringe. When it came to clothes, I could be found in one of two outfits....more
My eldest daughter is a competitive figure skater. My younger daughter plays travel soccer. We ...more

Battling Homophobia in Women's Basketball

At this month's NCAA Women’s Final Four in Indianapolis, a number of events took place focusing on the state of women’s basketball. In association with The Fling, an annual get together which seeks to unite fans of women's sports and combat homophobia, co-founder Megan Hueter conducted a series of exclusive interviews with well-known experts to address the issue. ...more

Jaime Nared Takes On The Boys (and America)

14-year-old Jaime Nared is making headlines across the country. So far, she’s been on ABC’s Good Morning America, CNN’s Headline News and ...more

Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh on Ellen

Hi, my name is Megan and I write a blog titled ...Because I Played Sports. I wanted to share my commentary with the BlogHer community, so here you go! Hello, BlogHer! I Tivo’d this episode of Ellen last night to catch Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh. Found it on YouTube today. ...more