The contract between the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team Players Association and U.S. Soccer Federation expires on December 31st. The biggest issue the players’ union faces? Equal Pay. The U.S. Soccer Federation manages both the men and women’s national teams, but U.S. Soccer pays women a lot less than the men for similar work. Team […]
San Francisco 49ers Quarterback Colin Kaepernick was booed on Sunday when he took the field in Miami to play the Dolphins. Kaepernick is best known this season for kneeling during the national anthem before NFL games to protest racial injustice in America. The latest Kaepernick controversy stems from comments he made last week about Fidel […]
Autumn in Wisconsin is marked by three full moons in September, October and November. According to the Farmers Almanac, these moons are named the Harvest Moon, the Hunter Moon, and the Beaver Moon. The autumnal full moons have been extraordinary this year. September’s full Harvest Moon was brilliant, October’s Full Hunter Moon shone brightly and […]
1) The unbelievable can happen. You can’t predict anything anymore. The Chicago Cubs won the world series, and did so in dramatic fashion: by coming back from a 3 games-to-1 deficit to Cleveland. 2) The Gods have mixed feelings about Cleveland. The city’s fortune, sportswise, has swung widely this year. The Cleveland Cavaliers won […]
That mix of humility and determination defines a powerful concession speech.
The World Series begins tonight. And we have two teams with long histories of losing in a battle for the championship: The Chicago Cubs and the Cleveland Indians. The Chicago Cubs haven’t won a World Series since 1908, while Cleveland has been waiting since 1948. The Cubbies are in the World Series! It is nothing […]