Category Archives: athletes

What Do You Think About Armstrong?

Well, the news came out yesterday… Lance Armstrong has finally quit something. After 13 years of trying to prove his innocence, he has given up the fight against the US Anti-Doping Agency and refused to go to arbitration. The USADA … Continue reading

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What do you think?

What do you think of this? Would you do it?

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What’s your take on this?

So, what do you think? Should we test all our young athletes for this?

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A Season To Remember

As many of you already know, my son plays baseball. This fall he played for the MYAS (Minnesota Youth Athletic Services,)  him and his team represented our town. Jason, my husband, coached. He had four 11 year olds, and the rest were 9 and … Continue reading

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Athlete Endorsments

I don’t know if you guys know who Joe Mauer is or not but he’s the catcher for the Minnesota Twins and most Minnesotans love and adore him. He was recently given a HUGE contract and it looks like he’ll … Continue reading

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Fair is fair…or is it?

Well. Where do I start? We’ve had a very interesting last 5 days. As you all now Bailey is on the traveling baseball team for our town. This was something he had to try out for. Something we had to pay for. … Continue reading

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Free Chat Thursday

Spring is finally here! For now anyway. It’s my sons spring break from school. It’s warm and sunshiny out. I love being able to open all the windows and let new, fresh air in. And the birds here where we … Continue reading

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Too Much, Too Soon?

Meet David Sills, Jr.  David is in middle school, a seventh grader in Delaware who loves to play football.  And he’s entered into a verbal agreement with USC to play for them in 2015. I was all set to be … Continue reading

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What is a role model?

You know, when this first came on the news, I thought so what, who cares. It’s none of our business and it shouldn’t be news. Tiger Woods! I figured something was up. Who’s driving like that in their driveway in … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Athletes

Two big-time sports event happened in the last week.  The first was the New York Marathon, and the second was the World Series. The first, the Marathon, was won by an American, for the first time since 1982.  That American … Continue reading

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Playing or strategizing

I’m not sure how many of you watched this television program but Paul and I really liked it. It was Superstars and it had an athlete and a “celebrity” teamed up to do some pretty athletic things. They did things like Kayaking and bowling, archery, … Continue reading

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Question of the day

Does it make sense that pro athletes make more money than people who protect our lives, save us from dangers and teach our children?  Why is that and is anyone at fault for it?

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Kids Korner

Do you have a favorite athlete?

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