Category: Sports

Five Lessons I Learned As A Soccer Coach

I’m a soccer mom. I watch soccer, I played soccer, my kids play soccer. Now, I can add soccer coach to my mommy resume. After 2 soccer seasons of coaching, I declared my retirement from the game. However, B’s desire to play has called me back out to the pitch. They say third time is a charm so I’m looking… Read more →

4 Things Worse Than The Ray Rice Punch

Roger Goodell has dealt with some interesting issues as NFL Commissioner: Spygate, Bountygate, player lockout and ref lockout. Goodell was once again put to the test when TMZ released a video of Baltimore Ravens RB Ray Rice knocking his then fiancé, Janay unconscious (the couple married shortly after). Social media instantly flooded with an outcry for the NFL to take… Read more →

Why You Should Date An Ugly Duckling

We are all familiar with Hans Christian Andersen’s worldwide tale of The Ugly Duckling…a homely barnyard bird lives a life of ridicule and hardship then matures and blossoms into a beautiful swan.  This fairytale ending comes to fruition for many young girls who went through that awkward stage of acne, braces, glasses, bad bangs, perms gone wrong, and hand me downs.… Read more →

Charity Ball, Soccer Charity Founded By 10 Year Old

When Ethan King was 10 years old he founded an organization, Charity Ball.  During a trip to Mozambique with his father to rehabilitate water wells Ethan was in disbelief seeing what the children used for a soccer ball.  He witnessed kids playing futbol with wrapped twigs and tattered balls.  He decided to help. Four years later Ethan and professional soccer player Neven… Read more →

A Day In Troy- USC Campus Tour

  It’s never too early to introduce thoughts about higher education to children.  When Mo’s school participated in A Day In Troy at USC we were all in!  It was a great program.  A Day in Troy is a community service event put on by the USC Athletic Department. Fans have the opportunity to spend an afternoon with USC student-athletes… Read more →

Richard Sherman Is Not A Thug

I’m a sports fan, but always a mom first.  I am appalled at the criticism and name calling of Richard Sherman concerning his post game interview. In the NFC Championship game, with less than 30 seconds on the clock Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman made possibly one of the grandest game saving plays of his career.  He was covering a… Read more →