You know the stars: Brian Urlacher, Charles Tillman, Skylar Diggins and now Jamaal Charles. But each of them will tell you about the unsung heroes — the teachers, coaches and mentors — who were key to helping them overcome challenges and setbacks in pursuit of their dream. Brian had Coach ..Continue Reading
Super excited that Jake Aron of Sports Illustrated for Kids took the time to interview Skylar and I in Dallas recently. Jake was very professional and asked terrific questions. Watch and read for yourself! Click here to see the full story and two videos.
It seemed a natural fit. Skylar first played organized basketball at a YMCA so it seemed fitting that one of her first events after the release of her Middle School Rules book should be at a Y! With the help of Gordie Echtenkamp, president and CEO of the YMCA of ..Continue Reading
2 TIME WNBA ALL STAR, DALLAS WINGS POINT GUARD SKYLAR DIGGINS SIGNS AND MEET & GREETS TO CELEBRATE “MIDDLE SCHOOL RULES” WHEN: Friday, July 1, 2016 TIME: 6:00 p.m. WHERE: Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 7700 W. Northwest Highway, Dallas, TX 75225 WHO: A five-time USA Basketball gold medalist, two-time WNBA ..Continue Reading
She briskly walks into the downtown Tulsa hotel restaurant at 3:02 and extended her right hand. “I am so sorry to keep you waiting,” Skylar Diggins said to me. I thought she was joking, but she wasn’t. Sure, she was technically two minutes late yet that hardly mattered. We were ..Continue Reading
Super excited to introduce the first female athlete in the The Middle School Rules series, WNBA superstar Skylar Diggins. Books for elementary and middle school readers usually don’t target boys and girls; usually one or the other. But, for me, the decision was a no-brainer. Female athletes have inspirational childhood stories ..Continue Reading