“We also recognized that around the world, women tend to be change agents in their families, communities and workplaces. We believe it’s important to empower the change agents…”
I want people to be excited to cover the game, to fall in love with the players and coaches at the collegiate and professional levels the way I have; to want to close the gap in coverage between women’s and men’s sports.
Even if you can’t pay rent and your mom has cancer, there is still something significant going on in our lives worthy of celebration. I encourage people to really embrace those tough times because even in those moments, good, significant things are happening.
Not too long ago I found myself in my home state of South Carolina standing in an NFL gear shop with my brother. I was doing some shopping when I characteristically found myself engaged in football banter. The target of the Townes Trash Talk was a random, middle-aged white man. He was an avid Carolina […]
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. […]
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 […]
Athletes are competitive. They enter and play their sports to win. Sometimes that competitive nature causes people to have adverse reactions to losing. Losing causes some people to cry; some to get angry; and some to quit. Losing even causes some to accuse the winners of cheating. We call those people sore losers. In women’s […]