That's Cute Meme Celebrates Minnesota Women's Perfect Hockey Season

The Gophers became the first Division I hockey team — men’s or women’s — to complete an undefeated NCAA championship season since the Cornell men’s team went 29-0 in 1970.This meme pretty much sums up the accomplishment (except the Heat's winning streak is now up to 27 games:...more

From My Couch to My First 5K

When I began my list of 50 Things To Do Before My 50th Birthday I (impulsively) added, number 33 "Run Participate in a Half-Marathon." You'll notice I said participate, not run.I'm a lawyer and a blogger, so I know I should choose my words carefully....more

2013 #MarchMadness: FGCU and Other Weekend Bracket Busters

I didn't pick 'em but I love watching the underdogs win. March Madness continues as the weekend's games featured lots of bracket busters starting with 13th seeded Harvard defeating #3 seed New Mexico for their first tournmant win since 1946 (only to be later demolished by Arizona) and the best Cinderella story so far - FGCU as the first 15 seed in the Sweet 16 in tournament history....more

Brackets and More: March Madness with Meg

Are you into the whole March Madness thing? Thankfully Sophie's Talking Sports has a guest post from a March Madness die hard friend. We’ll call this friend Meg. It may or may not be her real name. Either way, she’s got some good stuff for those wanting to know what all the fuss is about. Have your brackets been busted yet? ~js...more

Blame Patriarchy: Notes on Steubenville and "Jock Culture"

In a recent polemic Dave Zirin asks if "jock culture" is to be blamed for the Steubenville case....more
I have to sympathize with the coach who slapped the player. While I have never done that, I have ...more

Olympic Gold Medalist Dorothy Hamill an Early Favorite to Win DWTS

Olympic gold medal figure skater Dorothy Hamill, known as “America’s Sweetheart,” is  one of four athletes competing this year on Dancing With The Stars. She is paired with professional dancer Tristan MacManus.Hamill was only 19 when she won Olympic gold in 1976 and quickly everyone wanted to be just like Dorothy. She admitted she didn't handle it very well, yet she skated on. Now 56, Dorothy is the oldest contestant on this season. You would have never known it by watching her Monday night....more
She was okay but there were others who did better. I don't think she will win. I do applaud her ...more

It's Official: Lindsey Vonn and Tiger Woods Are a Couple

With announcements to a combined Facebook and Twitter audience of nearly 6.5 million, golfer Tiger Woods and ski racer Lindsey Vonn confirmed Monday that they are dating, then asked for privacy because they want to live “as an ordinary couple.”Image: © Tiger Woods/Lindsey Vonn/

Bracketology: Any Surprises from NCAA's Selection Sunday?

If you are a college hoops fan, Selection Sunday is almost like a national holiday. The field of 68 is chosen for the 2013 men’s NCAA basketball tournament and we find out where teams are seeded, who made it and of course who got snubbed. ...more

The Tennis Match That Wasn’t

Grand Slams are great. But Wimbledon and the Australian, French and U.S. Opens are not the only places to see great tennis with big stars. Whether you're a hard-core fan or a casual player, Debbie, who blogs at Live From La Quinta, gives the low-down on attending a top tier tennis tournament.  ~js...more

Girls Can Play Football in Catholic Youth League AND There's a New Pope

It was a huge Title IX victory in Pennsylvania this morning, as a 12-year-old girl from Philadelphia won her crusade to play football for a Catholic Youth team. Caroline Pia, who has played organized football since kindergarten and for the past two years was an All Star guard and defensive end, was told last fall the no-girls rule would be enforced in her Bucks County league....more
@Nelle Douville - great comment!more