Here’s to the Ready Room

Kara Lynn Joyce wrote an incredible article for The Players Tribune talking about the mind games that happen just before a race. Joyce is a former Olympic swimmer and she takes us deep into the Ready Room, a small cramped room where competitors try to get the advantage just before the showdown. The Ready Room…

Pitch: Must See TV

Last night I had a chance to watch the first episode of the new television series, Pitch, and I thoroughly enjoyed it. The series airs on Fox on Thursday’s and is about the first female baseball player to ever be called up from the minor leagues to play professional baseball. Before I go on, let…

When Faith Is NOT Enough…

I can hear my father now: Jesus Christ, babe, that headline will sure scare em! Me: Thanks, Dad. So will that ‘Jesus Christ’!  For real though, did you ever just feel like you want to be playing with your whole heart yet deep down inside, you know you’re not. What do you do? Read the…

Sports is Family…

I’ve noticed that the NFL has been running this tagline in some of its commercials: Football is family. That is on point, those genius marketers of the NFL. In fact, if you ask me, sports marketers are some of the best in the world. I immediately think of behemoths like Under Armour and Nike. I regularly…

On my Tombstone

Go with the flow. Sounds so simple, right? Go with the flow. Go with the freaken flow. Ugh! I want you to know that if I were going to have a tombstone-but I won’t since I intend on being cremated- if I were, I’d want it to say “she tried really hard to go with…