What I learned from #funemployment

I'm employed again. Yay! It's been nearly six months since I left the airwaves at WHSV-TV in Harrisonburg and began a journey to "find myself". Since then, I applied to a whole bunch of positions both on- and off-air while also making the most of my time off. I'm happy to say I'm now part …

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‘Face of the Games’ pulls out of competition on Day 1 at Gold Coast 2018

Nineteen sets of medals were awarded on the opening day of the XXI Commonwealth Games, but the biggest story was on the athlete who won't win a medal at all at Gold Coast 2018. Australian track star Sally Pearson announced her withdrawal from the competition at a press conference Thursday afternoon, less than 24 hours …

15 Years Later, Why Sydney 2000 Is Still ‘The Best Games Ever’

This week marks the 15th anniversary of the Games of the XXVII Olympiad in Sydney, proclaimed by then-IOC president Juan Antonio Samaranch as 'the best Games ever' when the festival of sport closed on October 1. Fifteen years later, the memories of Sydney 2000 still linger, almost like it was just yesterday. Who could forget …

Running Unopposed, Durban Wins 2022 Commonwealth Games

The Commonwealth Games Federation officially awarded the hosting rights to the 2022 Commonwealth Games to Durban, South Africa, marking the first time that the multi-sport festival will be held in the African continent. Durban was the sole bidder for the games after Edmonton, Canada withdrew earlier this year because of economic woes. The announcement was …

Australia Collects Third Straight World Netball Title

The Diamonds used an early nine-goal lead to avenge their only loss of the tournament, defeating New Zealand, 58-55, for the host nation's third consecutive World Cup title. The championship was extra sweet for Julie Corletto, who now sails into retirement after playing 52 international matches for the Aussies and is one of only two …