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Jane Schonberger (jschonb)

@PrettyTough, jschonb

Los Angeles, CA

About jschonb:

Jane is the Co-Founder/Publisher of Women Talk Sports LLC and Chief Trailblazer of Pretty Tough the premier brand for girls who love sport, life & style.

jschonb's Posts:

StubHub's Touchdown Dance Contest #StubHubTD
posted on February 1, 2014 at 6:13pm

Are you a football fan? Will you be watching the Super Bowl on Sunday? If so this is a contest you'll want to know about. StubHub is going to give two fans a chance to dance all the way to next year's #BigGame StubHub is hosting the "ultimate tailga...more

Beating the Odds in World Cup Soccer
posted on October 16, 2013 at 7:07pm

Alas, the next Women's World Cup won't take place for another two years but this week, the triumphs and failures of the men's World Cup eliminator matches played out across four continents with nations vying to join Japan, Australia and host country ...more

Learning How to Hit a Softball
posted on July 12, 2013 at 3:52pm

Softball is definitely a great sport that can be learned by anyone - even children as young as six years old. Teaching yourself, or your kids, how to play this sport, you’ll not only help develop reaction time and “physical motor” coordi...more

Integrate New Supplements Into Your Diet
posted on May 16, 2013 at 12:15pm

When it comes to include supplements in your diet, for building muscles or for vitamins, it is important to take them on a daily basis. When you start to take a new supplement, you have to get guidance about when is the best time to take it and the exerci...more

How to Boost Team Morale
posted on April 1, 2013 at 7:32pm

Let's talk about your team. They just don't seem to be on the same page, there isn't any chemistry, everyone seems to be a star, and no one is a team player. This, coupled with a few bad loses last season, has crippled your teams morale. Now you've got to...more

The Increasing Success of Sports Betting
posted on March 27, 2013 at 1:19pm

There is no question that sports betting has, along with playing at online casino sites such as become the most popular form of gambling. Of course sports fans have always enjoyed putting a bet on with a bookmaker...more

What are the Similarities and Differences in the NCAA Men's and Women's Tournaments?
posted on March 19, 2013 at 9:51pm

The NCAA Men’s and Women’s Tournaments are what some people like to refer to as March Madness. Many people get involved with the tournament and create their own brackets with estimates on who they think will win during the games. While both me...more

Could Duke Become Men’s and Women’s Champs?
posted on March 11, 2013 at 2:48pm

The last time that a university won both men’s and women’s national championships in basketball was back in 2004 when the University of Connecticut pulled off the impressive feat. In fact, it was the first time it had been accomplished in Divi...more

Red Lights: Watching Hockey Will Never be The Same
posted on February 22, 2013 at 1:13pm

If you're a hockey fan, this is one of the coolest sports promotions I've every seen. The way it works is simple. Install a Budweiser Red Light wherever you'd like and connect to your wifi network via an easy iPhone or Android app. Then pick your favorite...more

It's a Wrap: The Fifth IOC Women and Sport Conference
posted on February 23, 2012 at 12:18pm

It’s a wrap. The curtain came down on the 5th International Olympic Committee World Conference on Women and Sport in downtown Los Angeles after three days of ceremonies, keynotes and panel discussions. The conference, whose theme was “Together...more

Women’s sports in the media and women in the media covering sports
posted on April 19, 2011 at 9:49pm

Throughout the Women’s Final Four earlier this month in Indianapolis, a number of special interest events took place. Of particular note were two panels that addressed women, sports and the media. Women Talk Sports was fortunate to be able to host a to...more

[Video] Meet Jessie Banks - women's basketball pioneer
posted on April 17, 2011 at 2:28pm

Jessie Banks is a retired women's basketball coach we had the pleasure of meeting at the WBCA Convention earlier this month in Indianapolis. She's a charter member of the WBCA and her love of the game is still evident after all this time. A coach for 1...more

Coach Karen Lafata has Schoolcraft College running toward finals, ‘Bee’ breaks record
posted on February 9, 2011 at 12:38am

LIVONIA— The Michigan Community College Athletic Association playoffsare on the horizon. With eight new freshmen, Schoolcraft College coach Karen Lafata,is trying to direct her team to the National Junior College Athletic Association finals forthe third...more

The 'See Much More' Giveaway (Value $650)
posted on October 26, 2009 at 5:46pm

  Win a trip to the optometrist and a pair of Tommy Bahama sunglasses while learning how to keep your eyes healthy with the VSP Vision Care See Much More Giveaway!!
 As an athlete, protecting your eyes and keeping them healthy is important. That's ...more

Win a copy of Serena Williams' new book
posted on August 24, 2009 at 8:56pm

Are you a Serena fan? If so, you don't want to miss the chance to read her new memoir, "On The Line" out in stores on Sept. 1st. And for five lucky Women Talk Sports winners - the book is free! One of the biggest stars in tennis, Serena Williams has succ...more

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Olympian Jackie Joyner Kersee on Running Jumping & Throwing
Jackie Joyner-Kersee is a six-time Olympic medalist, a four-time world champion and one of the greatest track and field athletes of all time. Pretty Tough contributor Cara Hawkins recently caught up with Joyner-Kersee to look back on her career and t...[Read on]
Buffet’s Billion Dollar Challenge Excludes Women’s Bracket
Over the weekend the NCAA Tournament men’s brackets were finalized, which means the Quicken Loans Billion Dollar Bracket Challenge has opened. Backed by Warren Buffett, the challenge will pay anyone who can pick a perfect bracket a billion dollars.&...[Read on]
Amy Purdy wins Sochi Paralympic medal, heads to LA for DWTS debut
Para-snowboarding took place for the first time in the history of the Paralympic Winter Games today and American snowboarder Amy Purdy captured a bronze medal. After the medal ceremony tonight, Purdy will catch a flight to Los Angeles to prepare for ...[Read on]
Iditarod 2014: Mushiest Race of the Year
Since 1973, the world’s top mushers have gathered in Alaska to tackle the Iditarod’s 1,150-mile trail, which stretches from Anchorage to Nome, across mountain ranges, frozen rivers, dense forests, desolate tundra and windswept coastline. The ...[Read on]
Kristine Lilly Elected to National Soccer Hall of Fame
Former U.S. Women’s National Team midfielder Kristine Lilly has been elected to the National Soccer Hall of Fame. Joining  Lilly and U.S. Men’s National Team forward Brian McBride in the Class of 2014 is former U.S. Men’s ...[Read on]
It’s a Wrap – Final Thoughts on the Sochi Olympics
The largest and most expensive Winter Olympic Games in history wrapped up in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia. There were lots of hits and misses over the past two weeks – surprise victories, heart-breaking losses and unexpected missteps.  ...[Read on]
Bronze Medalist Erin Hamlin Partners with USA Luge Slider Search
Erin Hamlin is a three-time Olympian and the first female American luger to medal at any Winter Olympics, as well as the first American of either gender to medal in singles competition. Hamlin, a New York state native, came to Sochi to make amends for ...[Read on]
Love Match – Valentine’s Day 2014 Edition
The locker room may not reek of romance but that doesn’t stop some of the fittest human specimens in the world from falling in love with each other. In honor of this Valentine’s Day, we’re breaking down the hottest couples in sports &nda...[Read on]
Ski Legend Picabo Street Partners with Stay on the Slopes Initiative
Inspired by her own setbacks, U.S. Olympic Ski Legend Picabo Street is teaming up with the Stay on the Slopes Initiative to help prevent and treat skiing and snowboarding injuries by providing funds for testing equipment, exercise machines and other techn...[Read on]
Betsy Ross cover your eyes: Olympic uniforms unveiled
The 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics are only two weeks away so it’s time we got a look at Team USA’s festive wardrobe. Betsy Ross – you might want to cover your eyes. The Ralph Lauren designed Opening Ceremony uniforms are… well, wildl...[Read on]