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Asics Cancer Awareness Ribbon Shoes

Asics Cancer Awareness Ribbon Shoes

For years ASICS has been helping fight cancer with their ASICS Cancer Awareness family of running shoes. The ASICS Pink Ribbon shoes raise money for breast cancer and the ASICS Blue Ribbon shoes raise money for prostate cancer. ASICS teamed up with the Right Action […]

How Champion Athletes Overcome Pressure

How Champion Athletes Overcome Pressure

Getting ready to compete It’s less than 1 hour away from competition and every athlete is getting ready. Some athletes are physically warming up by doing repetitions of a few skills. Others are stretching and listening to music, and some are strategizing with their coach […]

Under Armour Speedform Fortis Review

Under Armour Speedform Fortis Review

This year, Under Armour brought us exciting new products in their running line, with the most impressive being the Speedform Fortis. This model provides the best of two of Under Armour’s previous releases, the Speedform Apollo and the Speedform Gemini. Where the Apollo lacked in […]

Wimbledon 2015: Grass Clippings Days 12 & 13

Wimbledon 2015: Grass Clippings Days 12 & 13

Serena’s Roll Though Garbine Muguruza fought gamely in her first Grand Slam final, Serena Williams simply proved to be too tough.  Williams trailed in the first, then reeled off four straight games to grab the set.  In the second, Williams dashed out to a 5-1 […]

Wimbledon 2015: Grass Clippings Day 11

Wimbledon 2015: Grass Clippings Day 11

Men’s Semifinals With the men’s semifinals in the books, we’re into the final weekend at the Big W.  Both of yesterday’s matches were high-quality, but neither ended up creating a whole lot of drama.   Richard Gasquet and his one-handed backhand played Novak Djokovic into a […]

Wimbledon 2015: Grass Clippings Day 10

Wimbledon 2015: Grass Clippings Day 10

Women’s Semifinals The women delivered another excitement-packed day at Wimbledon. The day opened with 20th seeded Garbine Muguruza taking on the 13th seed, Aga Radwanska. Radwanska was by far the more experienced player, but her pre-Wimbledon campaign has been less than stellar. Though Radwanska played […]

Wimbledon 2015: Grass Clippings Day 9

Wimbledon 2015: Grass Clippings Day 9

Men’s Quarterfinals Though rain interrupted play several times on Day 9, all four men’s quarterfinals were completed and the semifinals are set.  Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer, and Andy Murray all cruised through no-fuss wins over Marin Cilic, Gilles Simon, and Vasek Pospisil, respectively.  The best […]

Wimbledon 2015: Grass Clippings Day 8

Wimbledon 2015: Grass Clippings Day 8

Women’s Semis Are Set The women’s quarterfinals were all completed yesterday, with the results—for the most part—holding to the seedings.  Fourth seeded Maria Sharapova overcame a stiff challenge from unseeded Coco Vandeweghe in three tough sets and thirteenth seeded Aga Radwanska also needed three sets […]

Wimbledon 2015: Grass Clippings Day 7

Wimbledon 2015: Grass Clippings Day 7

Upset Alert With the tournament draw quickly narrowing, upsets are at a premium, but there were still two big upsets on day seven.  Caroline Wozniacki went down in straight sets to Garbine Muguruza, while Lucie Safarova was beaten in two tiebreaks by unseeded Coco Vandeweghe. […]

Wimbledon 2015: Grass Clippings Days 5 & 6

Wimbledon 2015: Grass Clippings Days 5 & 6

Upset Alert On Friday there were upsets aplenty.  Richard Gasquet took out last year’s semifinalist Grigor Dimitrov with no fuss, while Nick Kyrgios beat another semifinalist in Milos Raonic.  On the women’s side, American Coco Vandeweghe demolished 2011 US Open champ Sam Stosur while Zarina […]