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Women Talk Sports Blogderby: Round 2

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Sunday, March 8, 2009 at 6:56pm EDT

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Women Talk Sports BlogderbyIntro: Welcome to the Women Talk Sports (WTS) Blogderby, Round 2.

Every few weeks, we’ll “pass the torch” to a different blogger in our community who will be responsible for rounding up the best blog posts about women’s sports.

Megan from Because I Played Sports started us off a couple weeks ago. Archives of the Blogderby are located at Women Talk Sports. If you’re interested in accepting the torch, contact us and we’ll put you on the schedule. Thanks, and go female athletes!

There’s been lots of talk about the WPS’s new uniforms and especially the skorts. A Left Wing has one of the more opinionated and entertaining posts on the subject: I Guess Puma Didn’t Get the Skort Memo

It’s Women’s History Month and AskPatty provides some background on International Women’s Day. And in honor of IWD, Women Riders Now writes about motorcycling’s female pioneers.

The WNT, in Portugal for the Algarve Cup (they’ll play Norway in the final), is also competing in a series of off-field games including a sand castle building contest.

With conference titles and March Madness upon us, there’s a lot happening in women’s college hoops. Check out Mechelle Voepel’s always insightful posts on the subject.

Sports media and marketing is always a hot subject. From Hockey Ladies of Greatness (HLOG): Adventures in Marketing (or Why Club Scarlet and Hockey and Heels Aren’t As Bad As We Make Them Out to Be)

Great Expectations: PreRace Jitters has an exclusive interview with University of Tennessee frosh track star Chanelle Price.

Jayda Evans covers women’s hoops for the Seattle Times and give us The word from overseas Storm players.

Helen from WomensHoops Blog comments on Jim Scherr’s surprising resignation as the chief executive officer of the U.S. Olympic Committee.

For those parenting young female athletes, Sports Girls Play has a guest blog from Track Mom about Over Training and the Youth Athlete.

Masha was rumored to be skipping Indian Wells due to her balky right shoulder but, apparently, that’s only half true. According to Down The Line, she won’t compete in singles but will play in the doubles tournament.

A class you can skate through - a New York high school puts skateboarding on the curriculum, allowing girls to experience the thrills and spills of skateboarding and the empowering bond of skater culture throught a one-of-a-kind class (VOA News)

Brandi Is Back - Brandi Chastain, who has dusted off her cleats and is back on the pitch for preseason training with FG Gold Pride, spoke to Fairgame magazine.

The World Alliance of Mixed Martial Arts released what it referred to as the first-ever major rankings poll for female mixed martial artists . (five ounces of pain)

Young women who were once athletes move into the coaching ranks - in Canada.

If you have anything to add, feel free to comment.

If you’re interested in accepting the Blogderby torch, contact us and we’ll put you on the schedule. Archives of the Blogderby are located at Women Talk Sports.

Also, if you’re a women’s sports blogger and would like to join the WTS community, please contact us.

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