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Jane McManus is fascinated that women can be athletes too

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Norrin Radd, Aug 14, 2012.

  1. Norrin Radd

    Norrin Radd New Member


    "Holley Mangold lifted 529 pounds in two lifts with a torn tendon in her wrist. The effort didn't bring her a medal -- she finished 10th -- but it highlighted the fact that women can be fierce and endearing without leotards and hair gel.

    In weightlifting, judo and boxing, this Olympics proved women can be athletic even when the soundtrack to "Love Story" isn't playing in the background."

    Well, yeah . . . no shit. Where the hell have you been? Do you even watch soccer/basketball/track and field/field hockey/swimming/softball?

    Oh, maybe she watches soccer, as she goes on to say it's a shame there is no women's professional soccer league.

    These takes on women's sports were brought to you by the 1980s and 1990s.
  2. heyabbott

    heyabbott Well-Known Member

    got a blowjob once from a girl with a broken arm, and she too did not wear a leotard. Maybe a little hair gel ;)
  3. Football_Bat

    Football_Bat Well-Known Member

    Gimp fetish a little? ;)
  4. Armchair_QB

    Armchair_QB Well-Known Member

    What does Jane think of Holley's Mangold's snatch?
  5. Flying Headbutt

    Flying Headbutt Moderator Staff Member

    Next thing you know, broads are going to want to vote!
  6. SixToe

    SixToe Well-Known Member

    What a stupid column.
  7. poindexter

    poindexter Well-Known Member

    It is unfortunate to think Mia Hamm and Julie Foudy could soon be joined in retirement by Abby Wambach without that barrier being broken. With Alex Morgan, Hope Solo and their golden teammates still vocal and in the prime of their athletic careers, there is time.

    As one door opens for women in sports, another remains stubbornly stuck.

  8. cranberry

    cranberry Well-Known Member

    All of the indignation in the world does not create consumer demand for a product. Sorry, Jane.
  9. Turtle Wexler

    Turtle Wexler Member

    Jane McManus is an athlete herself. Or did y'all not know that?
  10. poindexter

    poindexter Well-Known Member

    This was the state of women's soccer in Los Angeles three years ago. Star power.

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