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Justin Gaethje Hot Seat Interview
by syndee
posted November 11, 2014 at 10:05am

Iconici MMA host Laura Kelley put World Series of Fighting Lightweight Champion Justin “The Highlight” Gaethje in the hot seat at Grudge Training Center on the heels of his fight with Melvin Guillard....more

6 Ways to Help Girls Win the War on Self-Esteem
by Pretty Tough
posted November 8, 2014 at 5:59pm

Women may be gaining ground in the battle for equality, but they are still losing the war on self-esteem. Nothing is more important than how you feel and think about yourself so I was shocked to discover that girls’ self-esteem peaks at ni...more

Gender in MMA: Female fighters expected to walk a fine line
by Women's MMA Roundup
posted April 29, 2014 at 2:19pm

UFC Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey recently referred to Cris "Cyborg" Santos an "it" because of all the steroids she allegedly has taken.  Women's MMA Roundup discusses this insult as it relates to gender, specifically in the world of mixed ma...more

Women's Global Event Returns!
by DiscGolf4Women
posted February 5, 2014 at 5:25pm

This record-breaking Women's Disc Golf Event returns in 2014...more

Never Ever Give Up a blog post inspired by @diananyad
by EmilyAzevedo
posted September 10, 2013 at 3:40pm

I don’t know Diana Nyad nor had I followed her extreme dream before this her fifth and final attempt of swimming the 110 miles from Cuba to Florida.  I found myself glued to the television cheering the 64 year old on and tearing up as she limp...more

Never Ever Give Up a blog post inspired by @diananyad
by EmilyAzevedo
posted September 10, 2013 at 3:40pm

I don’t know Diana Nyad nor had I followed her extreme dream before this her fifth and final attempt of swimming the 110 miles from Cuba to Florida.  I found myself glued to the television cheering the 64 year old on and tearing up as she limp...more

My Athlete life by @emilyazevedo
by EmilyAzevedo
posted July 29, 2013 at 10:33am

My life as an athlete has been a small amount of luck, a hell of a lot of hard work and an indefinite amount of sacrifice.  I wish I could say that an Olympic athlete’s life is as glamorous as society would assume, but our jobs are a bit unort...more

Calling all Athletes!
by EmilyAzevedo
posted July 17, 2013 at 4:19pm

Elite athletes are constantly under a media microscope and are considered role models in the eyes of society regardless if it is something they desire. In a world where the tragic stories of Aaron Hernandez and Oscar Pistorious are what’s spread ov...more

NASCAR ~ Reitenour Named Rookie of the Year
by HeraeaMarketing
posted February 20, 2013 at 8:04pm

Megan Reitenour earns a top ten  in the Outlaw Super Late Model  Series finishing  9th out of 55 competitors and secures Rookie of the Year Honors at M-40 Speedway  in Jones, MI. This being nothing extraordinary for Re...more

Just for women sports 24/7 coming our way
by HeraeaMarketing
posted February 12, 2013 at 7:46pm

Sports Channel for Women TV...more

Going Pro isn't about clicking your stirrups three times ( via @HeraeaMarketing)
by HeraeaMarketing
posted February 11, 2013 at 7:25pm

Sedona, AZ- Professional Barrel Racer, Christina Dusendang signs with Heraea Marketing.  Going pro is not as easy as clicking your stirrups three times, take it from Christina Dusendang from Decatur TX. This young professional female athlete is...more

“Adios Bitches” Cost U.S. Women’s Field Hockey Coach His Job
by Pretty Tough
posted September 29, 2012 at 12:12am

An Olympic coach who wrote, “Adios bitches” as his signoff in an email letter to members of the U.S. women’s Under-21 field hockey team was recently fired. Junior national field hockey team coach Nick Conway was let go after taking the t...more

The Universe Isn’t As Fragile As You’ve Been Led to Believe
by The Glowing Edge
posted September 21, 2012 at 6:17am

The reason I was the only seventh grader to make the varsity basketball team at my high school was because I was driven. I ran like hell and worked my ass off. I’d been playing suburban driveway ball since I was a toddler, mostly against older boy...more

Athletes and Back to School: 8 Things Parents and Coaches Can Do To Make It Easier
by Sports Girls Play
posted September 19, 2012 at 5:32pm

Note: I originally published this a few years ago but now that we are in the first month of school and sports, I needed to revisit it from the parent standpoint. My daughter is having a rough time adjusting to a drastically increased homework load now tha...more

Feeling Comfortable With Conflict
by Coach Dawn Writes
posted September 10, 2012 at 9:15pm

source If I wrote a post called, Conflict Keeps Teams at the Top Of Their Game, what would you think?  Many of you probably wouldn’t believe me, but when I read that headline on the Harvard Business Review’s website, I thought it was gre...more

Purple? Man, That’s So Gay!
by Pat Griffin's LGBT Sport Blog
posted September 8, 2012 at 12:38am

This is what the banner said. The banner was held up by student spectators at a nationally televised high school football in Alabama.  You can read about it here.  The purpose of the banner was to insult the opposing school team whose team colo...more

The Chick Flick- A record breaking Women's Disc Golf Event
by DiscGolf4Women
posted September 2, 2012 at 12:51pm

The 5th annual, Chick Flick, has yet again set a record in the number of women players by continuing to grow larger each year....more

The 3 Principles of Competitive Greatness: How To Be Good When It Counts
by Coach Dawn Writes
posted August 8, 2012 at 3:37pm

source John Wooden is a coaching rock star and legend.   So I thought, what better gift to give my readers during my blog vacation than a series on Wooden’s Pyramid of Success?  Join me for a series of posts that will delve into both...more

Female NFL Ref Receives Online Attention
by Sports, Media & Society
posted August 7, 2012 at 6:49pm

When Shannon Eastin steps on the field during the Green Bay Packers versus the San Diego Chargers game, she will become the first woman to ref an NFL game.  A couple of weeks ago, the NFL hinted that the referee lockout could lead to opening oppor...more

Solo thoughtz
by From A Left Wing
posted July 29, 2012 at 6:31am

If you aren't following Hope Solo's twitter feed, do. Today's tweets were in response to Brandi Chastain's remarks during the US game against Colombia. At about 18 minutes, Chastain disparaged defender Rachel Buehler's ball control. She said that Buehler ...more

ReachuP! Foundation and Radio Disney AM 1310 Team Up for All Star Soccer Event
by Pretty Tough
posted July 24, 2012 at 8:17am

SAN JOSE, CA – Soccer legend and local hero Brandi Chastain will host a co-ed all star celebrity soccer match and post game concert on Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. at San Jose Municipal Stadium (home of the minor league baseball team th...more

3 Different Ways Alertness Is Important To Your Team
by Coach Dawn Writes
posted July 21, 2012 at 8:46am

source After writing for two years straight, I think it’s time for a blog vacation!  But never fear, dear reader, I won’t leave you alone during my vacay.  Please enjoy some of my oldies (but goodies!) about something near and dear ...more

4 Ways That Self-Control Will Make Your Team Better
by Coach Dawn Writes
posted July 19, 2012 at 4:14pm

source After writing for two years straight, I think it’s time for a blog vacation!  But never fear, dear reader, I won’t leave you alone during my vacay.  Please enjoy some of my oldies (but goodies!) about something near and dear ...more

FEMALE CANOEIST TAKES OLYMPIC INEQUALITY TO COURT
by WomenCANIntl
posted July 19, 2012 at 1:00am

***FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE***   FEMALE CANOEIST TAKE OLYMPIC INEQUALITY TO COURT CLAIMS LOCOG IS IN BREACH OF EQUALITY ACT 2010 Samantha Rippington (Left in photo), an elite female canoeist from Reading, will today launch a High Court challenge to th...more

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