First off, is Andrew Card crazy? He's tweaked about Obama disrespecting the office of the
Presidency. Why? Because Obama changed the dress code at the White House. Good
grief. Is that what Andrew Card really thinks? Is he a grown-up? (And I loved the
comments on this piece ... especially the one about how the [.
On the USWNT front, Lindsey Dolich has posted a nice preview on ESPNsoccernet about this post-Abby
team. Abby's injury "forces the issue" as far as the USWNT's transformation goes. And I
have my suspicions that the "liberating" aspects of the change may be quite strong for
this team that has played laborious and [.
From the WNBA, here's a report on how this year's crop of rookies are faring. From Candace Parker
we, of course, expected great. It's awesome, however, to see the impact of the Charde Houston's and
Candice Wiggins' and Nicky Anoskie's of the group. (The Minnesota Lynx seem to have fared
especially well [.
It sounds like the game between the Sparks and the Shock ended ugly last night. Candace Parker,
Plenette Pierson, DeLisha Milton-Jones and Rick Mahorn were all ejected after a melee broke out in
the final seconds. Meanwhile, in what could be a significant loss for the Shock, Cheryl Ford, who
was trying to [.
Now in its 26th year of honoring the nation's elite high school athletes with the Gatorade
Player of the Year award, The Gatorade Company presented the ninth annual Gatorade High School
Athlete of the Year awards to the nation's best overall male and female high school athletes this
In the female category, senior Morgan Brian of Frederica Academy received the 2010-11 Gatorade
High School Athlete of the Year award at a dinner reception in Los Angeles.
Shea Groom, Liberty Blue Jays (2010) from Liberty Tribune
CHICAGO (May 13, 2010) — In its 25th year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The
Gatorade Company, in collaboration with ESPN RISE, today announced Shea Groom of Liberty High
School as its 2009-10 Gatorade Missouri Girls Soccer Player of the Year.
A few articles to note this weekend: LA Sparks star Candace Parker talks for the first
time about her pregnancy, motherhood and coming back to play part of this season. At 21,
Allisa Czisny is the oldest first-time U.S. Figure Skating champion since Nancy Kerrigan in 1993.
U.S. Women's National Team soccer players Heather Mitts and Angie Woznuk came into
training camp [.
Not exactly football-related but topical, nonetheless. Chaos the other night in Detroit as Candace
Parker and Detroit's Plenette Pierson spark a bench-clearer. First handbags, then punches. Bodies
flying everywhere, people getting hurt. Ten players plus an assistant coach were suspended as a