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A Mother’s Day Celebration of Female Athletes

(This post is an annual round-up, updated for 2018, of female athletes who are also great moms. Let us know in the comments who else you think should be included.) Being a professional athlete is demanding but being a professional athlete and a mom? That’s a whole other level of determination. Being pregnant dramatically transforms a …

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Cereal Stars: Female Athletes Featured on Wheaties Boxes

Hopefully WNT star Carli Lloyd and her teammates are negotiating with Wheaties right now. The iconic cereal brand has been featuring famous athletes on it’s boxes since 1934, and the placement has helped many sports figures become household names. Being featured on a Wheaties box is a once-in-a-lifetime recognition – but not many women have …

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Gatorade Female High School Player of the Year

One of our favorite events every year is the Gatorade Player of the Year banquet which honors the best high school athletes in the nation. Winners are selected based on athletic excellence, academic achievement and exemplary character. Since its inception 29 years ago, the Gatorade Player of the Year program has become one of the most prestigious high …

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1,500 Turn Up For Soccer Night in Newtown

Through Soccer Night in Newtown, local families and children got a chance to meet with Major League Soccer and U.S. national team stars on Monday night.  Participants came out to play in small-sided games and spend an afternoon thinking about the beautiful game rather than the devastation experienced by the Connecticut community in the wake of …

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Lindsey Vonn, Mia Hamm & Lisa Leslie are game changers

Strength and Beauty:  Lindsey Vonn, Mia Hamm and Lisa Leslie were among the many women honored at Glamour’s annual event. Soccer great Mia Hamm is among the game’s top scorers ever, male or female. Basketball star Lisa Leslie was the first woman to slam-dunk in a pro game. Lindsey Vonn, one of the world’s most …

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