A baseball-loving girlfriend on Facebook posted a link to a new exhibit at the Louisville Slugger Museum in Louisville, Ky., honoring outstanding baseball players. I was intrigued and clicked on the link.
It’s nearly the end of football season -- Saturday was the second to last Ole Miss home game. After three weeks off, I was having a hard time finding the motivation to tailgate again. It’s like my friend Sally once said, “We usually do a big spread for the first home game.
Cornerback Charles Tillman tweeted Thursday that his wife will deliver their child Monday, making him available to play for the Bears against the Texans on Sunday night.The announcement came after he told a Chicago radio station that if his wife went into labor, he would miss the game to be at her side.
"This is a football game, not a Hallmark moment."-- coach Scott LazoI read these words in a New York Times report on a lopsided Pop Warner football game in Massachusetts during which five players suffered possible concussions.
The San Francisco Giants will live to see another day, carrying the zombie baseball torch into the World Series.With a 9-0 drubbing of the Cardinals in Monday night’s anticlimactic NLCS Game 7, San Francisco won its sixth elimination game this postseason.
When rain washed away Game 4 of the ALCS on Wednesday night, I joked that Mother Nature had allowed the Yankees' season to survive another day. Even with CC Sabathia set to take the mound to stave off elimination, the end of the Yankees' playoff run appeared to be more a matter of when than if, given how old and tired the team looked.
The Yankees are caught in what has become their October version of Groundhog Day: strong pitching and anemic hitting. As a fan, it's exhausting and frustrating. As a writer, it's a challenge to come up with a new spin on the same story which has played itself out for the past 10 days.
Beyonce will play the Super Bowl in February.First I’d like to say, you’re welcome NFL.Maybe my impassioned plea to have Beyonce and her husband Jay-Z perform at the wasn’t the only reason they chose one of the best live performers around.
I am writing at 2 in the morning, after returning home from what I can only describe as the first baseball game I’ve ever attended that felt like a funeral. And I was at Game 7 of the 2004 ALCS.
Homecoming coronation or no homecoming coronation, South Plantation High School football coach Doug Gatewood was not exactly in a festive mood Thursday night.His undefeated Paladins were leading Hollywood Hills only 13-0 at halftime of a lackluster effort when his third-string quarterback, Erin DiMeglio, was pulled aside for the ceremony that crowned her the school’s homecoming queen.
We are through the looking glass, people. I’m not an A-Rod fan and I certainly never expected to be coming to his defense, but here we are. Alex Rodriguez, the future Hall of Famer and one of the greatest players of our generation, has been benched for Friday’s critical ALDS Game 5 against the Orioles.
A handful of speakers and influencers at last week's annual espnW: Women + Sports Summit were asked about female athletes being compared to male athletes or trying to compete in men's sports.Every last one of them said the key to success is avoiding comparisons to men and instead promoting women's sports as a different -- but just as competitive -- exciting and entertaining product.
You want cogent analysis on why the Bikini Basketball League is a bad idea? Paragraph upon paragraph about how it is insulting and demeaning and detrimental to women’s sports? Why bother when the whole thing is easily summed up in a single word?
Why and how do we connect with people? What do we look for in a role model? Serving on a panel at the espnW Summit Tuesday gave me more clarity on my own life, the decisions I am making and the confidence to keep BEING: mom, reporter, professional athlete, role model.
Imagine the life of Shamila Kohestani. On Tuesday morning in a breathtakingly peaceful corner of the Arizona desert, this beautiful young college graduate spoke about growing up in Kabul under Taliban rule.