Pretty Good

Five year old cancer survivor Leah Still is a Wheaties champion

On Tuesday, Cincinnati Bengals tackle Devon Still posted a photo to Instagram of a very special gift from General Mills– a framed, special edition Wheaties box with his daughter Leah gracing the cover. With that cover, Leah has joined some pretty elite company without ever playing a sport. Leah, 5, became a champion over the last …

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Lauren Hill

WNBA players honor Mount St. Joseph freshman Lauren Hill

Lauren Hill committed to Mount St. Joseph to play basketball on her 18th birthday. Less than two months later, she learned that a brain disease called DIPG would kill her in less than two years. Last month, an MRI revealed that her tumor had grown and that she probably would not make it to the …

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Female Athletes Unite Against Breast Cancer

Organizations everywhere are kicking off month-long breast cancer awareness programs. At least half of you know someone who has or had breast cancer. Whether a mom,  aunt, grandmother, neighbor, or family friend, breast cancer strikes over 200,000 women a year. Fortunately, with early detection, there are many different treatment options available. And every year new research …

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Uncovered

First-ever “Uncovered” Google Hangout Tackles Women’s Challenges with Body Image

The first of the Uncovered Google Hangout series for women, Women + Body Image, premiered yesterday with a compelling conversation surrounding the sensitive topics and struggles of the female body image.  While tackling body image stereotypes and the media’s perception of what women are “supposed” to look like, panelists offered a unique discussion, sharing their personal challenges with body image. The impressive panel of awe-inspiring women, …

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girl running

Passion and Purpose Saves Lives

Every year since I was in 8th grade I have participated in the Entertainment Industry Foundation Revlon Run/Walk in Los Angeles, California. The event seeks to improve the lives of cancer patients and survivors though increased awareness, education, research, and diagnostic treatment services. Created in 1994 by Lilly Tartikoff, Ronald O. Perelman and the Entertainment …

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jennie finch

Jennie Finch Talks Softball, Women’s Sports & Capital One Cup

University of Florida gymnasts Mackenzie Caquatto and Alaina Johnson and softball pitcher Hannah Rogers accepted the Capital One Cup Trophy on behalf of the entire Gator women’s athletics program on Wednesday night at the ESPY Awards. The Cup was presented by Gator great and five-time U.S. Olympian Dara Torres. Earlier in the day we caught …

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International Surfing Day

Happy International Surfing Day – June 20

In 1778 British sea captain James Cook sailed to Hawaii.  The first European to make contact with Hawaiians, Cook was intrigued by the culture and marveled at the native’s ability to ride the crashing waves that broke just offshore: “I could not help concluding this man had the most supreme pleasure while he was driven …

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Heidi Klum

Supermodels & Stars Show Up for Annual Up2Us Gala Supporting Youth Sports

The stars showed up for the 2nd Annual Up2Us Gala in New York City on Wednesday (May 14) including supermodel and TV host Heidi Klum rocking a stunning leopard-print skirt and corn rows. Klum was joined on the red carpet by an eclectic mix of supporters that included Sandra Bernhard and Kyle Maclachlan along with athletes Sarah Hughes, Prince Amukamara, …

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