Category Archives: Sports

…open up

tennis

Today one of the U.S. Open champions will be decided. This comes after a semifinal round which featured not one, not two, but four U.S. women, which is incredible. Am I right, ladies?

And just to add a bit more excitement to the mix, we have an unseeded player Sloane Stephens taking on no. 15 Madison Keys, and both players overcame some incredibly talented players to get here, Venus Williams among others. And that, my friends, has the makings of one incredible final battle this afternoon.  Read the rest of this entry

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…hit the ground running

giphy1This Monday requires a little bit of an extra boost in addition to the usual level of motivation.

Why?

Today, 2WC and Co. (you know who you are) embark on another round of training with 13.1 miles at the end.

And with the summer season upon us, even if you’re not working your way towards a half marathon, it’s a great time of the year to get outside and move.
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…just you wait

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Another Saturday, another shot at Triple Crown glory as the Preakness is run this afternoon in Baltimore. Of course, this year’s race doesn’t just fall on any Saturday. No, today also happens to be the 20th of May, which (as any musical theater nerd knows) was proclaimed Eliza Doolittle Day.

This wonderful coincidence brings together two beautiful scenes from a beautiful film and stage musical. So, naturally, will this blog post will too… Read the rest of this entry

…swing away

“Success in golf depends less on strength of body than upon strength of mind and character.”
Arnold Palmer

golf-787826_1920.jpgThis weekend, crusaders, golf fans around the world have their eyes on Augusta, Georgia as the sports’ greatest take to the greens for the green jacket at the 2017 Masters Tournament.

Golf has long been referred to as “a gentleman’s game,” once that was very literal, as only men of a certain class were allowed to grace the greens, now it’s a nod to the dignity and honesty expected of its participants. Yes, golf is as much about strength of character as it is about swing count. Read the rest of this entry

…put me in, coach

 

baseball_firstbaseIt’s that time of the year again, baseball fans. Happy Opening Day!

Whether you’re a seasoned fan or new to the game, a fan of one of the winningest teams in MLB history or of the latest to bust through a century-long curse, today is an exciting day to be a baseball fan. It’s one full of potential, hope, and plenty of baseball joy. Read the rest of this entry