Wednesday, 9 September 2015 - Posted by Marie Rudolph
Have you ever wondered if you were born too early? It would be dishonest to tell you I didn't have this feeling after reading each story of the women entering the ranks of professional men's sports in ways never thought possible even a decade ago. A space simply off limits to me and countless other
Tuesday, 19 May 2015 - Posted by Marie Rudolph
I just finished watching the Dallas Cowboys and former LSU offensive lineman La’el Collins’ introductory press conference. As Jerry Jones, owner and general manger noted, press conferences for undrafted free agents in the NFL simply aren’t done. But, as Jones also noted, this isn’t your ordinary
Monday, 20 April 2015 - Posted by Shavannia Williams
19th Hole (Golf) - The bar at the clubhouse on a golf course. Join the Conversation I am not on a foursome, but I will be ready to swing at the 19th hole.
Monday, 13 April 2015 - Posted by Shavannia Williams
Ace (Golf) - When a player hits the ball into the hole on his first and only stroke. Also called a hole in one. Join the Conversation No one on my foursome got an ace on the course today.
Wednesday, 8 April 2015 - Posted by Shavannia Williams
The 2015 Major League Baseball (MLB) campaign is in full swing. Players did not go from vacation straight to bat. They spent a month and a half getting ready for this campaign. They used this time to perfect existing skills, develop new techniques and prepare to have the best season possible. Just
Monday, 6 April 2015 - Posted by Shavannia Williams
Ace (Baseball) -The best starting pitcher on the team. Join the Conversation He is the ace, but he injured his elbow during spring training.
Wednesday, 1 April 2015 - Posted by Marie Rudolph
Yet, you have seen this question contemplated by various media outlets over the past week following the early retirement of several National Football League (NFL) players. They point to the retirement of four, under the age of 30, who decided to end their football careers. The most recent is Chris
Monday, 30 March 2015 - Posted by Shavannia Williams
Flop (Basketball) - When a player exaggerates and purposely falls to the ground after receiving little or no physical contact from an opponent. The player is acting as if the opposing player caused him to fall, faking a foul to deceive the officials. This can backfire
Monday, 23 March 2015 - Posted by Shavannia Williams
Sixth Man (Basketball) - A basketball player who is not a starter but gets a lot of playing time and plays more than the other reserve players. Join the Conversation He was the sixth man for the first two seasons and now he is the starting forward.
Monday, 16 March 2015 - Posted by Shavannia Williams
Drop back (American football) - A quarterback takes a few steps back into the pocket after receiving the snap to prepare to pass. Often used as an adjective to describe a quarterback's style. (drop-back) Join the Conversation Ohio State has three quarterbacks all competing for the starting.
Wednesday, 11 March 2015 - Posted by Shavannia Williams
Many organizations, in particular, non-profit organizations would like to secure the support of a professional sports team or athlete. Partnerships with professional athletes and teams can enable non-profits to gain visibility, solicit sponsorships, drive event traffic and increase donations. Teams and
Monday, 9 March 2015 - Posted by Shavannia Williams
Free Agent (professional sports) - A professional athlete whose contract with his most recent team has expired; He can sign a new contract with any team that makes him an offer. Join the Conversation If Darelle Revis does not sign a new deal with the Patriots, he will be a free agent.