What is #SportBits? #SportBits is a weekly sports wrap up, plus a quick look at what’s coming up over the weekend. Do you have a date Saturday night? Or a dinner party perhaps? Spend a little time educating yourself on the current sports news, and you’ll be surprised at how fun it is to start up a conversation, wherever you may be. It's my hope that you'll be able to talk some … [Read more...] about #SportBits… Sports News, Scandals and Highlights
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Every fall, there’s a bright shining sports moment when the four most competitive, most watched professional men’s games are simultaneously played in the United States. Sadly for Mets fans, gloriously for the Royals, the World Series ended Sunday night. But basketball, hockey, and football offer daily consolation. As so many of us, alongside our kids, cheer for our favorite … [Read more...] about Are You Ruining Sports For Your Kid?
Football has once again taken over our lives as my son Nicholas has started his second season of football. As much as I talk about how important sports are to children, I am starting to realize the commitment it takes to be a parent of a sports kid and it's a lot! Practices began in August with two hour practices, 3 days a week. Then Saturday morning pre-season games, which … [Read more...] about How to Make Sports Practice Fun For Moms!
The past year in many ways has been a very good one in our country’s fight to end violence against women. Last fall, there was intense outcry following the release of the elevator video showing Baltimore Raven’s running back Ray Rice punching his then fiancée. Following that watershed moment, President Obama and Vice President Biden launched a powerful It’s On Us campaign … [Read more...] about From Mayweather to Ray Rice: Decoding Sports Media’s Bias Against Women
Forget about banning Fifty Shades of Grey. Believe it or not, an even more disturbing and sexually deviant communiqué has probably already entered your home or your kids' Instagram or FaceBook accounts. Yep, I'm talking about that glossy February perennial, the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit edition. If you have not seen it, here's the 2015 visual: a close-up of … [Read more...] about Children, Sex, and the 2015 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Cover