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Notes From a Peripheral Hockey Parent: Appreciating My Son's Ice-Hockey Journey

Catherine Zinger | Posted 07.29.2014 | Parents
Catherine Zinger

I've always felt like an impostor at games -- not all of which I've attended. Pathetically, I've never understood the rules and terminology and find the zealousness and shouts of "Ice it!" or "Back to the point!!" amusing if not a foreign language altogether.

WATCH: Hockey Mom Takes Brawl Into Her Own Hands

The Huffington Post | Jessica Samakow | Posted 06.14.2012 | Parents

Sports parents are infamous for getting involved in their kids' games -- so much so, that a recent national survey found many young athletes would rat...

SHOCKING: Real Life Mrs. Robinson?

Laguna Niguel, CA Patch | Debbie L. Sklar | Posted 11.19.2011 | Los Angeles

A middle-aged hockey mom accused of having sex with two of her son's former teammates was out on bail Monday after being arrested at her Laguna Niguel...

Official New Dictionary Words

The Guardian | Alison Flood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Around 2,000 new words, phrases, and meanings have been added to the dictionary of American English, including bromance -- defined as "a close but non...

Opposition to Health Care Reform Peaks Early, But Falls Fast -- Like Sarah Palin?

Yuna Shin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Yuna Shin

If you rise too fast and peak too early, then you fall just as hard. It is a lesson that the GOP needs to learn in order to stay relevant for the majority of Americans who consider themselves to be in the center.

WATCH: Interview With Sarah Palin's Former Speechwriter

Lee Stranahan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Lee Stranahan

Libertarian Barr Stumps in N.C.: Palin an Example of the Arrogance of Mainstream Politics

Kelly Nuxoll | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Kelly Nuxoll

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. --Bob Barr's campaign for president would be funny if it weren't so serious. Whereas McCain rallies draw thousands, and Obama rall...

Six Ways McCain Could Still Win

Jon Wiener | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jon Wiener

Possibility #5: Sarah Palin reveals secret past as Rhodes Scholar; admits "hockey mom" thing was just a ruse -- to avoid being called an "elitist."

Hockey Moms, Make Room for the Art Mom

Benjamin Krevolin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Benjamin Krevolin

The Soccer Mom of 2004 has been updated this election cycle into her colder more pugilistic sister, Sarah the Hockey Mom. But alas for me, I am still longing to see the Art Mom.

I Doubt Joe the Plumber's Wife Shops So Lavishly

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

Palin's shopping spree is just another glaring example of the McPalin smoke and mirrors routine.

If I Were Running for Vice-President

Amy Ephron | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Amy Ephron

Sarah Palin's put herself out there as a one-woman beauty pageant. I've never seen her wear the same thing twice.

Country Mouse, City Mouse - Different Breed of Kin(dred)

Alice Singleton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Alice Singleton

Contrary to Mrs. Palin's shrill declarations, Joe Six-Packs and Pop Warner Moms are a lot more complicated than the potential VP's "We's Just Simple-Folk Populism" road show would lead one to believe.

Foreign Journalist Translation Woes: "Maverick" Is "Dog Without A Leash"

NYCity News Service | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
NYCity News Service

by Rima Abdelkader at NYCity News Service Joe Sixpack. Hockey Mom. Maverick. Even for those passionately following the presidential election, the ...

For Republicans, the Agony and the Ecstasy that is Sarah Palin

Mario Almonte | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mario Almonte

The Ecstasy - She's the Republican Party's most effective and dynamic public speaker whose inspirational words can motivate supporters to a point of g...

Why Hockey Should Give Palin a Pass

Jason Notte | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jason Notte

Often viewed as the pale, toothless, mouth-breathing younger cousin of America's major sports, the last thing hockey needs is to be batted around by parties facing off for political advantage.

Hockey Mom

Roger I. Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Roger I. Abrams

Sarah Palin has turned the campaign into a hockey brawl.

The Stupidest Political (and Sports) Mn History: Palin to Drop Puck at Philadelphia Flyers Openerove i

Steve Young | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Young

Given enough room, Kate Smith has to be turning over in her grave. In what has to be the most brainless moves in political and sports history -- othe...

I Want A VP Who Is Smarter Than Me

Pam Atherton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Pam Atherton

I don't want someone who believes their biggest asset is that they know what it's like to shop at WalMart and take their kids to hockey practice in a mini-van. How will that help in negotiations and diplomatic missions with other heads of state?

Having it All

Suzanne Braun Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Suzanne Braun Levine

McCain knows that it takes more than adrenaline - or testosterone for that matter - to respond to threats of war. He obviously chose Palin primarily because she is a woman. It is cynical.

My Gal Pal Sarah and Me

Linda Kulman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Linda Kulman

Mrs. Palin can practically see Russia from her house and, in an amazing coincidence, I can practically see the Swiss Embassy from mine.

What if it Doesn't Come Down to Turnout?

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

This year the millions of voters excited about voting for Barack Obama will more than likely be counterbalanced by the millions of voters excited about stopping Obama.

Be Very Afraid of The Hockey Moms

Vicky Ward | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Vicky Ward

As I sat transfixed watching the previously unknown figure of Sarah Palin turn herself into the angel of the Republican party. But the burning issue in my mind was: what is a hockey mom?

The Hockey Mom Hoax

Moira Whelan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Moira Whelan

The placement of the "handmade" signs was smart, especially when that's all you've really got. It makes America think the support by moms for Sarah Palin is simply unstoppable.

McCain's Deadliest Catch: Polls Say GOP In Deep Water

Beverly Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Beverly Davis

Palin will now be vetted by the national press and the blogosphere and it won't be pretty. She's got six short weeks to learn foreign and economic policy. The honeymoon is over.

Silence is Deadly

Harvey Edwards | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Harvey Edwards

2008-09-11-harvey_silence.jpgI'm not a writer but express my thoughts through my art, thus the need for me to create a series of political images.