The story of Althea Gibson, the unlikely queen of the segregated tennis world during the 1950s, premieres on Friday September 4 at 9pm on PBS during the U.S. Open. Althea Gibson is an icon, one of the greatest athletes of our time, and a true American hero who paved the way for players like Serena Williams – who will be playing for a calendar slam
So you volunteered to be Team Mom. Now What? Whether it’s arranging for the best snacks ever, coordinating travel and practice schedules, or supporting the coach staff in any way possible, the following information will help get you on the right track. But remember, moms can be coaches too (and dads can take on the role of team parent!) Check out How to Be the
On Tuesday, Cincinnati Bengals tackle Devon Still posted a photo to Instagram of a very special gift from General Mills– a framed, special edition Wheaties box with his daughter Leah gracing the cover. With that cover, Leah has joined some pretty elite company without ever playing a sport. Leah, 5, became a champion over the last year as she battled neuroblastoma (a pediatric cancer) with unabashed bravery
Earlier this year it was announced that a film based on a book about Uganda’s chess prodigy Phiona Mutesi – Queen of Katwe – is in the works with Disney. The story follows a young girl that comes from nothing to become a national chess champion. From living in the streets in the slums of Katwe to learning chess in a Sports Outreach Institute missionary program to
Undefeated UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Ronda “Rowdy” Rousey says she believes she could beat Floyd Mayweather Jr. in a no-rules fight. During an Ask Me Anything session on Reddit on Monday a fan asked the 28-year-old star if she could beat the boxing champion in a “ruleless” fight. Rousey admits that Mayweather would “definitely” beat her in the boxing ring, but on her own turf? “I unfortunately
Hopefully WNT star Carli Lloyd and her teammates are negotiating with Wheaties right now. The iconic cereal brand has been featuring famous athletes on it’s boxes since 1934, and the placement has helped many sports figures become household names. Being featured on a Wheaties box is a once-in-a-lifetime recognition – but not many women have graced the box heralded as the ” Breakfast of Champions”.
Gatorade held the annual high school Athlete of the Year awards dinner in Downtown LA during ESPY week (Tuesday, July 14, 2015) . In addition to the current Athletes of the Year award winners present for the announcement, also in attendance were such superstars as Abby Wambach, fresh of her World Cup championship with the USA, Julie Foudy, as well as JJ Watt, Candace Parker, Landon Donovan,
Breaking through a male-dominated industry It’s not surprising that many people often regard casinos as places where men go to unwind. The idea has always been that men are much more inclined towards gambling and the luxurious casino ways, but all over the world, women are already starting to smash this stereotype. In fact, many of the redesigns that Roger Thomas, famed designer of the
1. Play Together. When your daughter is young, start to play catch, shoot hoops, jump rope, or toss a Frisbee. Learn to snowboard, ride a bike together, or field goal kicks. Make fitness activities part of your father-daughter bonding. The most active girls have dads who are active with them! 2. Listen & Encourage: Focus on what your daughter thinks, believes, feels, dreams and does.
One thing we worry about in our daily lives is how to be environmentally friendly. Of course, you can recycle and be green around the home, but when it comes to looking good it may at first seem like you will have to stick to a lot of polluting companies to look fashionable, there are a lot of green options. A good place to start out