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:

Tour de France: The Fabled Yellow Jersey
posted on July 2, 2014 at 3:54pm

The Tour de France begins this Saturday in Leeds, England where cyclists from all over the world convene for a three-week staged race that ends on the Champs-Elysees in Paris, France. For more info www.yellowjersey.co.uk has put together a snazzy infogra...more

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 http://www.luckynuggetcasino.com/au/ 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

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Mo’ne Davis is Pretty Tough in Harper’s Photo Spread
Little League sensation Mo’ne Davis, OITNB’s Uzo Aduba, activist Christy Turlington Burns and singer Debbie Harry were among those who posed for Harper’s Bazaar’s Women Who Dare series. In the magazine&rsqu...[Read on]
Female Athletes Unite Against Breast Cancer
Organizations everywhere are kicking off month-long breast cancer awareness programs. At least half of you know someone who has or had breast cancer. Whether a mom,  aunt, grandmother, neighbor, or family friend, breast cancer strikes over 200,000...[Read on]
9-Year-Old Girl Youngest Ever Recruited by a College Hoops Program
Jaden Newman is pretty awesome. The nine-year-old a point guard at Downey Christian School in Orlando, FL, became the youngest person ever recruited by a college program when the University of Miami sent her father Jamie a letter officially expressing the...[Read on]
Shelby Osborne (@cornerbackprincess) first female defensive back to play college football
Have you ever been on the sidelines of a game and felt like you could play better than the athletes on the field? Shelby Osborne felt that way after attending a lopsided high school football game. The 5’6″ 140-pound high school senior fr...[Read on]
Andy Murray makes bold decision to hire Amélie Mauresmo as coach
British tennis star Andy Murray, who has been without a coach since March of this year, just announced he is hiring former world No. 1 Amélie Mauresmo. Only two weeks away from the start of Wimbledon, the defending champion surprised the ...[Read on]
Is it possible to grow up gender blind?
If you’re a girl who plays sports, how much do you think your upbringing contributed to your athletic successes or ability to be competitive? If you have brothers, are they treated differently by parents, coaches, teachers or friends?  Do you f...[Read on]
Advantage: Ball Girls
Ever wonder how those kids running for balls on the tennis court during a tourney got such a great gig? If you have a good throwing arm, are quick on your feet and  have a thorough understanding of the game of tennis, you can...[Read on]
Supermodels & Stars Show Up for Annual Up2Us Gala Supporting Youth Sports
The stars showed up for the 2nd Annual Up2Us Gala in New York City on Wednesday (May 14) including supermodel and TV host Heidi Klum rocking a stunning leopard-print skirt and corn rows. Klum was joined on the red carpet by an eclectic mix ...[Read on]
A Mother’s Day Celebration of Female Athletes
(This post is an annual round-up, updated for 2014, of female athletes who are also great moms. Let us know in the comments who else you think should be included.) Being a professional athlete is demanding but being a professional athlete and a mom? That...[Read on]
PT Playbook: Softball 101
Softball is a direct descendant of baseball (sometimes referred to as hardball to differentiate the two), but differs from it in several ways, of which the chief four are: The ball is always pitched (thrown to the opposing team’s batter) underar...[Read on]