Hope Solo Finally Getting Hers

Looks like the female version of Terrell Owens cashed a check her big mouth can’t cash. U.S. goalie Hope Solo, a three-time Olympic gold medalist, received a six month suspension from U.S. Soccer after she called Sweden’s national team “a bunch of cowards” following the Americans’ Rio Olympic quarterfinal loss to the Swedes. Solo’s punishment…

Women’s Sports Owes Pat Summitt

Man, 2016 has turned into one sorry year for celebrity deaths. First, it claimed Phife Dawg from my favorite rap group, “A Tribe Called Quest”.  Then sadly, it claimed Prince.  Shortly thereafter, Muhammad Ali.  Then Gordie Howe. And if 2016 wasn’t through taking our celebrities, it claimed someone who was a pioneer in women’s sports….

Believe It or Not, Geno Auriemma Has a Point

UConn’s women’s basketball coach Geno Auriemma is a lot of things to a lot of people – most of them not so good. He comes off as an egotistical blowhard, always seemingly bloviating over how great the women’s game is (and his team, of course), as well as other topics he may seemingly no idea…

Criticism of Gabby’s Hair Shows How Much We Hate Ourselves

Today was supposed to be a day of celebration – for all Americans and particularly black Americans. Not only did Gabby Douglas become the the third straight American to win gymnastics’ biggest prize, she became the first African-American to do so. We as black Americans – and one could argue people of African descent worldwide…

Our Women’s Soccer Team Choked

Disclaimer: this is one of the very few positive rants I will ever make on soccer.  Now without further ado… First let me say that I am extremely proud of our women’s World Cup team. They showed a lot of grit throughout the tournament, whether it’s playing through pain (Abby Wambach’s Achilles injury), overcoming adversity (bad…