Category Archives: Life and Sports

Better Than the First Day of School

Yesterday was the First Football Sunday of the 96th season of the National Football League.  I took the whole day off from writing my next book. The working title is Pitch Perfect: Speak to Grow Your Business in 7 Simple … Continue reading

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March Madness: Expect the Unexpected

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It’s that time of year again, when I become March Madness Girl, watching many games a day, especially the college women being necessarily ROUGH!  And so much diversity!  There was a SHORT player!  Heather Butler, the star Junior player from … Continue reading

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First Female NFL Referee Takes the Field!

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NFL Preseason AND the Olympics on my TV last week . . .ahhhh . . .music to my eyes and ears.  The coolest thing about the NFL Preseason (maybe the ONLY cool thing) was the first female NFL referee on … Continue reading

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“You Go Girls!”: U.S. Women Take the Gold

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So I’m sure many of you watched the Opening Ceremonies for the Olympic Games on Friday night, and I’m sure many of you were as underwhelmed as I was.  Even if I felt like being generous, what chance did the … Continue reading

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Guys Conceding Because They’re Not Comfortable? NEVER!

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This morning, as I was having my usual leisurely breakfast in front of the early ESPN shows, a most disturbing bit of news came across the “crawl” at the bottom of the screen.  (The “crawl”—I could do a whole blog … Continue reading

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Brava Title IX Anniversary!

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This week marks the 40-year anniversary of Title IX, which mandated schools—high schools and colleges—that receive federal funding, cannot discriminate on the basis of gender.  It meant the beginning of legitimate women’s sports.  I think it’s significant that this law … Continue reading

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Men & Women: Can We Talk Sports?

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For now, I have transformed from the Funny Football Female to the Bawdy Basketball Broad — at least for the next 2 weeks during these NBA Championship Finals.  The NFL season is still about 90 days away (sigh) and I … Continue reading

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Can the NBA Survive the Injuries?

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Because of the NBA lockout, this season was shortened from 82 games to 66.  In spite of, or because of this shortened season, the theme of the playoffs has been: Important – Players – Out – With – Injuries.  Derrick … Continue reading

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Bubba Grinds It Out!

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I am a self-proclaimed “football girl.”  So why am I unable to resist glancing at my tv, every now and then, to watch the Masters Golf Championship in Augusta?  Certainly, there are no gorgeous male thighs in spandex. . .the … Continue reading

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Discovering Anthony Davis

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So I had a “Placido Domingo” moment the other day watching the Final Four Men’s game between Kentucky and Louisville.  As you know, I don’t follow NCAA Basketball until March Madness; then, I’m all over it.  So this big 6-foot … Continue reading

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