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New Orleans to Host Women’s Final Four

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Women in sports is a popular topic these days, with Danica Patrick winning a historic pole position at the Daytona 500 and Olympic downhill champion Lindsey Vonn vowing to recover in time for the 2014 Games in Russia. Meanwhile college basketball fans are looking forward to the upcoming NCAA tournament, which will culminate in the Final Four games being held in New Orleans.

This will be the third time the Women’s Final Four will be held in New Orleans. In 1991 the Final Four was held at the UNO Lakefront Arena and won by the Tennessee Lady Volunteers.  In 2004 the championship game was held at the New … Read the rest

Auto Racing is Safe for Women Drivers

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The idea that auto racing is a mens-only game is a myth. Women have been racing motor vehicles since the 1880s. While fewer in number, their passion for the sport equals that of their male counterparts.  And, with racing becoming more and more poplar in the US, future generations will likely have more champions like Danica Patrick, Ana Beatriz and Simona del Silverstro.

With more and more women on the track, concerns about the safety of race cars is increasing (not that racing was cavalier about the safety of male drivers). Mothers who are concerned about whether their daughter will be safe as she races around the track … Read the rest

US Open Tennis Women’s Odds, Now that Serena’s out

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Now that 5-time champion Serena Williams is out of the US Open Tennis tournament, the women are going to have an interesting time sorting out the champion of the 4th and final leg of the Grand Slam. The US Open tennis betting analysis is giving odds for this now wide open field.

On the US Open tennis schedule the No.1 ranked player in the tournament is going to be just the 5th selection on the board to win the US Open. Caroline Wozniacki (+900), the Dane has never won a Grand Slam event before and has only made it out of the 4th round into the … Read the rest