As we celebrate these women’s victories we must remember that Title IX created the opportunities for women to succeed in sports. When progressives push for public policy changes, that is what we seek: not guaranteed outcomes but guaranteed access.
Twenty-seven-year-old Cassidy Krug, the most decorated diver in Montour High School history and a national champion at Stanford, fell just short in her quest to pick up an Olympic medal in the women’s three-meter springboard competition.
A woman from central Pennsylvania has won the gold medal in a shooting competition in the London Olympics.
Mitt’s terrible foreign trip isn’t just bad press and a campaign stumble. In diplomacy gaffes, missteps, and offenses have real consequences for our national security and the peace and stability of the world.
KDKA AM’s Larry and John found a funny vintage video on how to play badminton.
When Mitt is back home, will the offensive comments stop? Republicans can only hope so because this race is too important to be decided by “how much America likes one guy over another”. But such a factor could very well decide the outcome of this election.
We recently profiled a number of local Olympians, but since the opening ceremonies in London, another youngster with WPIAL ties has flown–or, to be more specific, swam–under our radar.
“[Romney] has pushed the envelope all the way to the edge, to his benefit, and I think that Americans would find that pretty distasteful. I think it’s going to make Americans recoil, and that’s why I think he’s not releasing those returns,” said Former Auto Czar Steve Rattner.
This week on Black and Gold Sunday, KDKA Radio’s Rob Pratte was joined at the Kuhn’s Market it Hopewell by several local sports figures.
Mitt Romney insulted Britain’s preparations for the Olympics and inspired quotes like “apparently devoid of charm, warmth, humor or sincerity” and “worse than Sarah Palin” before cashing campaign checks from bankers and lobbyists who are at the center of the Libor scandal.
Michael Phelps and the rest of the 2012 USA Olympic Swimming Team take a break from practice to sing along to this popular hit.
Every once in a while we get a kick out of seeing what WPIAL alumni are up to, and starting this weekend the entire world will get to share in the celebration of western Pennsylvania’s proud athletic heritage.
KDKA AM’s Larry and John talk to Xfinity’s Todd Gold about how and when to watch ALL of the Olympics.
A banner at the entrance to Christa Harmotto’s Hopewell Township neighborhood wishes her luck in the Summer Olympics. Christa is a star player on the United States women’s volleyball team.