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The Girl’s Guide To The World Series (From A Woman Who’s Rekindled Her Love Of Baseball)

Last year, when the Phillies won the World Series, I cheered myself hoarse, posed with a police officer for a triumphant picture, and called my mother from the happily delirious…

Erica Maxwell |

Toenail Removal Surgery And Other Scary Athlete Behavior

Athletes take their chosen sports super seriously. I mean, that’s why I train year-round to be a competitive eater (I’ll get you yet, Kobayashi!). But as with anything, intense training…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

I’ve Become A Baseball Widow

It’s only been three months since I got married and, sadly, I’m already a widow — a baseball widow, I mean. My husband, Drew, is a huge, life-long Yankees fan,…

Wendy Atterberry |

NFL Players Accent Their Uniforms With Pink For Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Yesterday, while watching football, I made a snarky comment about an announcer’s flamboyant shirt-tie combination only to learn he was wearing the baby pink striped tie in honor of Breast…

Catherine Strawn |

Do You Cheer For Your Boyfriend’s Favorite Sports Teams?

Last night Jennifer Garner appeared on “The Jay Leno Show” to promote her film “The Invention of Lying.” Or so she hoped. Before Jay would let her talk…

Catherine Strawn |

Crush Of The Day: Joel Hicks, Gravy Wrestler

Jesus. Mother. Of. God. Hands off, ladies! Amelia and I are already fighting over him. May the best woman win. Say Hello, sexy! to gravy-covered Joel Hicks, aka Stone Cold…

Susannah Breslin |

Unranked Kim Clijsters Shows The U.S. Open Who’s Boss

Last week everyone was all abuzz about Melanie Oudin, the 17-year-old kicking butt at the U.S. Open. Turns out, we got excited about the wrong underdog. Yesterday, unranked Kim Clijsters…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com |

Girl Kidnapped For 18 Years Seriously Doesn’t Care What Sports Happenings She Missed

By now, you all know the story of Jaycee Lee Dugard—kidnapped for 18 years, completely isolated in a series of structures in her captors’ backyard, raped repeatedly. OC Register columnist…

Nikki Dowling |

17-Year-Old Melanie Oudin Rocks The U.S. Open

Rooting for underdogs is fun. Especially when they’re 17, from Georgia, and count playing cards with grandma as one of their #1 favorite activities. Melanie Oudin started at the U.S.

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com |

The Caster Semenya Controversy Continues

Caster Semenya won the 800-meter race at the world championships last week, but the controversy surrounding her continues. A source close to the investigation of Semenya said the runner underwent…

Catherine Strawn |

Gina Carano Is The Female Face Of Mixed Martial Arts

Some girls sleep with teddy bears. Some girls like to watch mixed martial arts fighting. I would be the latter. What’s MMA? A full contact sport that’s a mix of…

Susannah Breslin |

What The Heck Is Footvolley? (And Should We Be Playing It?)

The first thing you need to know is loads of hot British boys play it, which naturally means the answer is yes. The second thing you need to know is…

Zandile Blay |

Gap Introduces “Athleta” Line

Finding cute workout clothes can be a challenge, especially when you don’t want to shell out for those designer Stella McCreditcardmaxout lines. New from the Gap Group: Athleta, a line…

Leonora Epstein |

What’s With Women’s Fashion Mags Hiring Male Sports Star Interns? And When Can We Get One?

David Beckham*, what hath you wrought?

First, the New York Rangers’ left wing Sean Avery interned at Vogue and blogged for MensVogue.com about everything from what’s in his closet…

Jessica Wakeman |

Crave: Sports Team T-Shirt

If you are a sports fan like us, why not get into the festive sports spirit by rocking your favorite sports team T-shirt? The problem is when you go to…

Persia Ali |

Faking It: Sports Knowledge 101

Holiday time for men means one thing: sports, sports, and more sports. Christmas Day alone has five basketball games on. This weekend is the last regular season game for football…

Persia Ali |

Pole Dancing To Become An Olympic Sport?

Apparently, a bunch of Mormon women in Utah — yes, Mormon women in Utah — are seeking to turn the fine art of pole dancing into a competitive

Susannah Breslin |

The Daily Squeeze: It’s Time To Celebrate, Single People!

Did you know it’s National U.S.A. Week? The “U.S.A.” stands for “unmarried and single Americans.” Hooray! [National USA Week]
A majority of female infertility patients surveyed favor using left-over embryos…

Catherine Strawn |

Nike Women And Nicola Sanders Reveal What It Feels Like For A Girl

As part of Nike Women’s new “Here I Am” ad campaign, British Olympic runner Nicola Sanders exposes what it’s like to be a world-class female athlete — on…

Susannah Breslin |

The Daily Squeeze: Carla Bruni-Sarkozy’s Lovers, Facebook Changes, And Chicago Bulls’ Garters

On her new album, Carla Bruni-Sarkozy sings of 30 lovers and compares a man to heroin from Afghanistan and Colombian cocaine. She says she wrote the songs before meeting husband…

Catherine Strawn |
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