Quantcast

You are here: SportsPLUS

SPORTSPLUS Articles and Blog Posts

Access free educational materials for espnW Nine for IX films
by One Sport Voice
posted July 30, 2014 at 5:29pm

I recently had the opportunity to work in collaboration with espnW to develop discussion guides for the Emmy-nominated Nine for IX film series. Nine for IX premiered June 18, 2013, as part of ESPN’s celebration of the 40th anniversary of Title IX. ...more

Lin Dunn plans to continue work in basketball after retirement from coaching
by They're Playing Basketball
posted July 30, 2014 at 3:50pm

Had a chance to sit down with coaching great Lin Dunn last night, who talked about the future, the past and the present.Wrote a song about it - like to read it? Here it goes.Following that, the Sparks edged the Fever, 77-73. Four players from each side we...more

Understanding the Religious Exemptions from Title IX
by Title IX Blog
posted July 30, 2014 at 3:35pm

We've blogged recently about a handful of religious schools -- namely George Fox, Simpson, and Spring Arbor universities -- that have been granted an exemption from complying with Title IX's application to transgender students.  This post is intended...more

What do you think about charity races?
by Inspiring Sports Women
posted July 29, 2014 at 2:59pm

Lindsey Gibbons, Grainne McManomon and Tara Dillon at Colour Dash 2014, Dublin Sometimes a serious day out fundraising for charity can just be about having fun with your trainers on. These three women were among thousands running a brisk 5km in Dublin ...more

Game On! Campers Making Sports News: Congrats to Lexi S
by Game On! Sports Camp 4 Girls
posted July 29, 2014 at 2:57pm

Congrats to Lexi S for completing her first 5K on July 26, 2014, running in the Big 10 race. According to her proud parents, she ran in the spirit of her Game On! team Wisconsin, which by the way also happens to be her dad’s alma mate...more

Coach Dawn: Follow These 8 Principles To Reach Success
by Coach Dawn Writes
posted July 28, 2014 at 7:50pm

source In a TEDtalk titled, Success is a Continuous Journey, Richard St. John talked about being on top of the heap…and then getting complacent, overconfident, and cocky.  Which led him losing all of his clients and the aforementioned success...more

Sexuality, domestic violence and the sports media herd
by Wendy Parker's Extracurriculars
posted July 28, 2014 at 7:43pm

Last week, Tony Dungy’s comments about Michael Sam and Roger Goodell’s two-game suspension of Ray Rice revealed quite a bit about an American sports media that continues to ditch journalistic rigor about issues involving gender, sexuality and ...more

UTexas learning from others' mistakes?
by Title IX Blog
posted July 25, 2014 at 5:59pm

Two University of Texas football players were arrested this week on various charges related to a June assault of a female student in the UT dorms. The woman reported the assault immediately.Police found text messages between the two men who were trying t...more

The cultural roots of race and baseball
by Wendy Parker's Extracurriculars
posted July 25, 2014 at 4:11pm

  While I’m taking a summer break from the blog, I’m posting links about sports history, books, culture and the arts that I haven’t mentioned here before. If you have any suggestions on great sports reads you’d like to bring ...more

13 @NACWAA Members Advance & 39 Join
by NACWAA Blog: Inspiring Perspectives
posted July 25, 2014 at 8:46am

Author:  NACWAA July 24, 2014 Amy Coleman has been promoted to director of basketball operations at Boston University. Coleman is a 2014 graduate of IAA East. Jackie Craft was named head women's basketball coach at Hartwick Col...more

Top U.S. Ocean Surfski Paddler Beata Cseke Talks About Growing Women's Surfski
by WomenCANIntl
posted July 25, 2014 at 12:21am

Beata Cseke is an extraordinary athlete and human being.  Besides being one of the top ocean surfski paddlers in the U.S., she is an incredibly kind person who genuinely wants to help women and girls at any level get into surfski paddling and enjoy t...more

FSU finally addressing sexual assault
by Title IX Blog
posted July 24, 2014 at 8:46pm

In April, I wrote aboutl the expose into the police handling of the investigation into allegations of sexual assault against quarterback Jameis Winston. In that post, I noted the lack of effort on the part of the university to address the issues, seek acc...more

How A Skateboard Legend Is Using Her Skateboard To Improve The Future For Girls
by anngaff
posted July 24, 2014 at 1:32pm

  How A Skateboard Legend Is Using Her Skateboard To Improve The Future For Girls Through Girls Riders Organization, Inc.   New York, New York – July 24, 2014 – Skateboards are purchased everyday around the world.  But when t...more

Lauren Fleshman: Exciting (Eek!) Changes at Picky Bars!
by Ask Lauren Fleshman
posted July 23, 2014 at 8:21pm

At Picky Bars, when it comes down to it, I have two jobs. Make recipes Be the guardian of what Picky Bars is all about as a brand The recipe part is hard work, but it is easy in comparison to number two. A perfectly balanced recipe takes time to be cu...more

American Kacy Catanzaro shows us what a female Ninja can do
by Inspiring Sports Women
posted July 23, 2014 at 12:42pm

There are many inspiring sports videos on this site, but you really need to watch this woman. Former gymnast Kacy Catanzaro doing her thing in TV show American Ninja Warrior will make your shoulders ache. Ok, very cheesy show-name but just wait till she g...more

UConn settles lawsuit
by Title IX Blog
posted July 22, 2014 at 8:40pm

Late last week the University of Connecticut announced it had settled the lawsuit brought by five current and former female students. The women were accusing the university of mishandling their respective sexual assault cases. The $1.3 million settlement ...more

George Fox updates transgender policy
by Title IX Blog
posted July 22, 2014 at 8:35pm

After being granted a religious exemption that allows the university to not house transgender students based on their gender identity, the school has updated its policy as it relates to this issue. As Erin noted the other day, the exemption itself is a li...more

Great Coaching Adviceā€¦From A Coach Smarter Than Me via @CoachDawnWrites
by Coach Dawn Writes
posted July 21, 2014 at 9:42pm

source The first year I started coaching, I went to my first major coaching convention.  A week-long affair, I learned so much about the profession that I thought my head would explode.  As a young coach, fresh out of college, I was living in a...more

Why sports fans are the way they are
by Wendy Parker's Extracurriculars
posted July 21, 2014 at 9:39pm

Tweet While I’m taking a summer break from the blog, I’m posting recent links about sports history, books, culture and the arts that I haven’t mentioned here before. If you have any suggestions on great sports reads you’d like to ...more

Los Angeles Sparks fire head coach Carol Ross, GM Penny Toler to assume interimĀ duties
by Swish Appeal
posted July 21, 2014 at 1:17pm

In a move that doesn't come as much of a shock here at the Swish, the Los Angeles Sparks have relieved Carol Ross of her head coaching duties. According to ESPN.com's Mechelle Voepel, the Los Angeles Sparks have decided to relieve head coach Carol Ross...more

2 seconds, no finish clock picture, but satisfaction: Molly Huddle breaks her own AR
by RunBlogRun
posted July 21, 2014 at 1:06pm

All that she did in 2014, was leading up to this race. The twelve and one half laps that Molly Huddle ran in Monaco Friday night, the two seconds off the AR, and, right after, Molly knew she could run faster...  Molly started the 2014 season with he...more

Athletes Dressed Up for the 2014 ESPY Awards
by A Glam Slam
posted July 18, 2014 at 10:58pm

The 22nd annual ESPY Awards were held at the Nokia Theatre last night, and athletes brought their fashion A-game for the evening. The competitive nature of sports transitioned to the red carpet, as players vied for best-dressed ho...more

Jump to page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 ...424