Hello Leah Amico!

This is what a three-time gold medal Olympian looks like. In the photo above, former softball player Leah Amico is talking to a group of young girls about what it was like when she played in the Olympics. This was taken after she finished running an all-day softball clinic at Meadville High School in Pennsylvania.…

God Bless This Nana!

She is 104-years old and she is giving the Cleveland Indians tips on beating the Chicago Cubs in the World Series on the Today show here. Being a fan has not been easy for Emily Serian, also known as Nana. This die-hard Indians fan was at the World Series with her husband back in 1948. Like…

Sparks Win WNBA Title

We are hoping that Candace Parker is basking in the glorious Los Angeles sun right about now. After a well-deserved and thrilling victory against the Minnesota Lynx- the reigning champions- Parker was named the WNBA Finals MVP. With the series tied up, the last game was a must win for both teams and it was…

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…

Look at That Face!

Meet Sydney McLaughlin who is the youngest USA Track and Field Olympian since 1972. How determined is she? Just one look at that face and, WOW! Doesn’t it make you want to run as fast as you can and effortlessly glide over a hurdle that sits 30 inches above ground? Thank you espnW Twitter and…

Gabby gets Mattel Gold

Can you imagine what it would be like to have a Barbie doll made in your very own image? Gabby Douglas sure can! Our young superhero from the 2012 Olympics doesn’t have to imagine anymore, she is the next Barbie “Shero” honoree! A “Shero” is a female hero inspiring girls by breaking boundaries and expanding possibilities…

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…

So, You Want to be a Sports Biographer…

G3 went straight to Natalie Davis Miller for this first installment of Sports Jobs. The purpose of Sports Jobs is to pass along some words of wisdom from the experts. At 53-years old, this Granger, Indiana resident has a very unique resume! Natalie is a former police officer and adjunct professor. Her current role, Director…