Thank You Pat Summitt

June 28 was a sad day for all in sports. Actually, it was a sad day for the world but especially for women, as the legendary college basketball coach Pat Summitt passed away. Summitt racked up the most wins ever, male or female, by any head coach in D1 hoops. She was a fiery competitor who…

My First WNBA Game

This past Sunday I went to the Verizon Center in Washington, DC to take in my first live WNBA game. I was pleasantly surprised at the number of people in attendance. Since I’m a big fan of Maya Moore and the defending world champs from Minnesota, I was disappointed at what was going down on…

Happy Birthday Title IX!

Yesterday, June 23 marked the 44th celebration of Title IX (enacted in 1972). Many young girls today don’t see why this would have been necessary. So for those who don’t know what that is, here is a good explanation by its leading advocate, the Women’s Sports Foundation. Title IX is a short and simple federal law:…

Ultimate Frisbee’s Best Rep: Hana Kawai

I was just checking out this great story from espnW and wow, I can see how Ultimate Frisbee would be a super-exciting game to watch and even play. According to the article: Ultimate Frisbee was born in the 1960s and is a bit like a seven-on-seven mash-up of football and basketball. It’s played on a…

US Women’s Water Polo on Point

USA, USA, USA! The US women’s water polo team gives us yet another reason to get pumped for the Rio Olympics. Why? They just claimed the gold medal at the 2016 FINA Women’s World League Super Final in Shanghai last weekend by beating Spain 13-9! Congratulations to Courtney Mathewson who was named the tournament’s Most…

Praying for Orlando

Praying for this world. Some words to remember and live by: “Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. Hate multiplies hate, violence multiplies violence, and toughness multiplies toughness in a descending spiral of destruction…. The chain reaction of evil-hate begetting hate, wars producing more wars-must…

Faith in the Unseen

So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen, since what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal. -2 Corinthians 4:18 This Bible verse is what faith is all about. So simple right? Fix our eyes on what is unseen, what is in your heart? Do…