Sydney Satchell Needs Your Help!

Sydney Satchell Needs Your Help!

Remember last year when we introduced you to Sydney Satchell, the inspirational former student-athlete who battled back from an amputation to begin a career in sitting volleyball? Well she’s got some amazing updates in her life and needs your help! Rather than me give you the 4-1-1, I figured I’d let Sydney tell you what’s […]

A CONVERSATION WITH NATASHA HASTINGS

A CONVERSATION WITH NATASHA HASTINGS

I always tell people that you shouldn’t let your circumstances, your age or what someone tells you limit you.

The Women of USA Hockey Score HUGE Crack in the Pay Gap Ceiling

The Women of USA Hockey Score HUGE Crack in the Pay Gap Ceiling

In spite of the best efforts of the likes of O’Reilly and “Spicey,” who continue to disrespect the women who threaten their fragile male egos, women and women in sports got a huge win this week. This morning, less than two weeks after the women of team USA Hockey announced that they would boycott the International Ice Hockey […]

AMAIYA ZAFAR, THE FIGHTER

AMAIYA ZAFAR, THE FIGHTER

Boxing is my passion and I am just as passionate about boxing as I am about my religion. I want to be able to compete with my hijab because I don’t believe that I should have to compromise one for the other.

JACKIE JOYNER-KERSEE: THE ATHLETE & THE ACTIVIST

JACKIE JOYNER-KERSEE: THE ATHLETE & THE ACTIVIST

I want my legacy to be based on the success of the people who come through the doors of the Jackie Joyner-Kersee Foundation. I want to be known by the lives we’ve changed and horizons we’ve broadened in people who have left their environments to better themselves but come back to their neighborhoods to make a difference.

MY MONTH AS HOPE SOLO’S PR MANAGER

MY MONTH AS HOPE SOLO’S PR MANAGER

Sigh. Hope Solo. Instead of talking about what a great goalie and representative of women’s sports she is, we’ve spent the majority of August talking about what a poor sport she is. She’s seriously been a public relations nightmare and I can only imagine that her management team is in full-on crisis management mode right now. […]

AND IF YOU DON’T KNOW, NOW YA KNOW…

AND IF YOU DON’T KNOW, NOW YA KNOW…

The Olympics have come and gone.  I must say, aside from Ryan Lochte’s full-on frat bro display of stupidity and utter disrespect, I enjoyed what I saw.  I was unquestionably entertained and inspired.  I actually think that it’s the inspiration piece that really makes the Olympics so great.  Not only are athletes providing entertainment and […]

KATINKA REMINDS US IT’S OK TO BE A TOUGH WOMAN

KATINKA REMINDS US IT’S OK TO BE A TOUGH WOMAN

We’re six whole days into the 2016 Olympics in Rio and the GladiatHers® of the world have not disappointed. They’re setting personal, Olympic and world records; inspiring us with their stories of perseverance and triumph; and even disappointing us in heartbreaking losses. The Olympics are absolutely meeting and surpassing my expectations. But in the midst […]

OLYMPIC SACRIFICES

OLYMPIC SACRIFICES

I LOVE the Olympics.  I’m really not even exaggerating when I say that.  I haven’t missed the opportunity to watch any of them since the time I had the slightest bit of control over what I watch.  And for an unreasonably long time, I just KNEW I was going to one day compete in them […]

WHAT IN THE WORLD IS GOING ON IN RUSSIA?!

WHAT IN THE WORLD IS GOING ON IN RUSSIA?!

The 2016 Summer Olympic games are less than 2 weeks away.  Athletes have competed in their respective Trials and are set to take take center stage in Rio de Janeiro on August 5th.  In Brazil they will be representing themselves, their families and their countries.  And for some, the opportunity to represent their country is […]