“Let’s Go”

This rallying cry can be heard from most athletes, regardless of the sport. Whether it’s a shooting guard making a three-pointer, a striker scoring a goal, a defensive end recording a sack, or even a curler who executes a weld in the last game of a bonspiel. (I did say every sport!) I’m here to […]

An Extraordinary Woman

On Monday, we attended the Pan African Film Festival, held at Rave Cinemas Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza 15. Our cousin, filmmaker, Guenny Pires invited us to watch a film by a Brazilian director. The movie is called Let’s Make a Toast (Vamos Fazer um Brinde) by Director Sabrina Rosa and producer Cavi Borges. The film […]

Sportswriters Can Be Wrong (Why I Watch)

Competing at the highest level is not an easy task. When it comes to soccer, there is no bigger stage than the World Cup. Women from all over the globe fine-tune their skills over a period of four years to prepare for the rigors of the WWC. This painstaking process is similar to the Olympics. […]

This Actually Happened – July 1st, 2011

I have made a decision concerning the blog over the weekend. Saturday’s post will be called ‘This Actually Happened.’ These will not be fictitious stories. I witness many interesting happenings throughout the week, and I will share them in this section. These stories will be short and to the point. This week’s installment: On Monday, […]