KRISTINE LEAHY IS POKING THE BEAR

KRISTINE LEAHY IS POKING THE BEAR

You might not know who LaVar Ball is, but I think you should. LaVar Ball is a fascinating man who is captivating the sports world with his persistent and often over-the-top promotion of this family and entrepreneurial endeavors. His family is comprised of a wife and three incredibly talented young men, all who play basketball. […]

GladiatHer® Crush Wednesday: Blythe Brumleve of GuysGirl.com

GladiatHer® Crush Wednesday: Blythe Brumleve of GuysGirl.com

I have no interest in being just another pretty face. My passion lies in finding a story/topic, researching stats/analysis from a variety of sources and then giving my opinion on the subject.

MAJOR KEYS FROM espnW CAMPUS CONVERSATIONS AND HOWARD

MAJOR KEYS FROM espnW CAMPUS CONVERSATIONS AND HOWARD

While often the end goal for networking is to make business connections, introductions don’t have be so direct, sterile and impersonal. The best business connections start with personal connections.

GLADIATHER WIVES: DANISHA ROLLE

GLADIATHER WIVES: DANISHA ROLLE

There are so many ways that women contribute in the sports world, aside from being athletes. It’s important for women to be in the front and back offices because we have voices and perspectives that matter.

GLADIATHER GRADS: NICOLE POWELL

GLADIATHER GRADS: NICOLE POWELL

Today we have our second addition to our newest feature, GladiatHer Grads, and she’s a dynamic sports writer who’s taken her passion for dance and people to help carve out a growing career in the sports industry that improves on the lives of others. Meet Nicole Powell!

MCLAUGHLIN AND THE PERILS OF BEING A WOMAN IN SPORTS

MCLAUGHLIN AND THE PERILS OF BEING A WOMAN IN SPORTS

  In 2015, we saw that if you’re a female sports reporter you might have a hard time getting in certain locker rooms.  Well, 2016 has picked up right where 2015 left off with a stark reminder that it STILL takes some pretty thick skin to make it as a female in the sports world.  […]

Serena, Ronda and Our Fear of Strong Women

“Oh my goodness, she’s so ripped and I love it! Her biceps and traps are so sexy”…says hardly anyone, ever.  For centuries a muscular build has been a sign of beauty for men, not women.  In western culture, a woman’s beauty and femininity are often based on her softness and her curves; not on how […]

Is It Worth It: Her Choice

Last week, I published the first of part of this two-part series on the utility of women’s sports programs in college.  In part I, I reached the conclusion that, for the institutions, the value in women’s sports, in the form of institutional morale, diversity and scholarship, significantly outweighed the financial costs necessary to fund those […]

It’s not Just Incognito

The recent news surrounding the Dolphins’ Jonathan Martin and Richie Incognito has, for obvious reasons, brought issues of bullying and racism to the forefront of sports talk.  In America, where the NFL (66.3% black) and NBA (76.3% black) dominate our television screens and many of our most celebrated athletes are people of color; it is […]

NO OFFENSE, IT’S JUST BUSINESS: HOW THE CURRENT BUSINESS MODEL DEBILITATES WOMEN’S COLLEGIATE ATHLETICS

In a continuation of our Title IX series and to kick-off our March Madness series, we present you with an op-ed piece from sports attorney, Amber Jorgensen, about how the current business model of college athletic departments is harmful to women’s sports.  Enjoy, share, comment. NO OFFENSE, IT’S JUST BUSINESS:  HOW THE CURRENT BUSINESS MODEL […]