Carlos Zambrano: Stay at home dad?

Why is the thought of Chicago Cubs ace pitcher Carlos Zambrano hanging it up at age 31 such a big joke? Is it because he has a hot temper or is it because he said he wanted to spend more time with his three daughters and beloved mother? Most sports reporters think he's bluffing, that he's too much... Read more »

WIN Some, Lose Some

These days, the ham-fisted methods used by professional sports teams to recruit women into their fan base (and thus their customer base) are not particularly hard to spot—just... Read more »

Jock Bitch Power Pack: Video Edition

So, I was tooling around the Interwebs the other day trying to find some old-school ladies’ sports footage for that last blog piece, and I stumbled upon some pretty sweet YouTubery—the site is loaded with tons of amazing bits of video that relates to women and sports. I ended up spending the last... Read more »

The Timko Sisters: Come Back to the Five and Dime, Billie Jean, Billie Jean

… cuz we need you. On May 1, a pair of tennis-playing girls—sisters Karli and Tonya Timko—won the won the boys AA Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic League doubles title. Let me take that back: They didn’t just win. They freakin’ dominated. As singles players on the boys... Read more »

Selena Roberts, Part Two

This past week, sports-wise, we had a bit of a truth crisis. We had Manny Ramirez’s 50-game suspension for testing positive for a banned substance—about which he had... Read more »

Double your standards, double your fun

A couple parting items to chat over between hoops playoffs this weekend... Read more »

Adventures in Feministory: Balls Out Edition

Let's saddle up the wayback machine, kids, and travel to the year 1866. It was this very year, when baseball was deemed too difficult and violent a sport for ladies to play, when the Vassar Resolutes hiked up their giant, heavy skirts to run the base paths anyway. I found this photo of the... Read more »