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Sports Gals – Your Gal Friday

Put us in coach ‘cause we’re ready to play, today we’re doing our warm up exercises before sliding into home plate with 3 new amazing episodes covering the life and legacy of – you guessed it – sports gals. Full Episode on YouTube Show Notes & Extra’s: What sports gals Phoebe & Leah love. Who […]

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20 Sports Quotes By Women

1. “A trophy carries dust. Memories last forever.”– Mary Lou Retton 2. “A champion is afraid of losing. Everyone else is afraid of winning.” – Billie Jean King 3. “Somewhere behind the athlete you’ve become and the hours of practice and the coaches who have pushed you is a little girl who fell in love […]

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History Personal Stories sports Support Systems

Roller Derby Revival

Many, many years ago, I first saw the new version of roller derby on the late night comedy show, Insomniac with Dave Attell. in Austin.  I was thrilled to find it again on YouTube while writing this post (warning: Language NSFW). While the leagues I’ve watched have never had the same kind of (staged?) brawl […]

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Black History History sports

Inspirational Sisters – Venus & Serena Williams

Tennis players. Olympians. Entrepreneurs. Sisters. Venus and Serena Williams have played tennis as a team and as competitors, they are icons in the world of tennis, but they are first and foremost sisters. Before the gals were born their father, Richard, saw the end of a Tennis tournament where the gal was awarded $40,000 for […]

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Culture History Politics sports

How Title IX Changed The Game

Megan finishes up her summer with a last swim in the lake near her grandmother’s house. Megan is excited to start high school and make new friends, however, she’d love to be in the water for just a little longer. When she learns her high school has a pool and is part of gym class, […]

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Clothes Culture History sports

Early History of Olympic Women

Did you know men competed nude in the Ancient Olympics?  Did you know there was The Games of Hera, the female version of the Olympics, at the same time, in the same stadiums in Olympia?  Did you know women were not allowed to compete in the first Modern Olympic games of 1896 but were allowed […]