People are Not Happy About the Super Bowl Halftime Announcement

On Sunday, Justin Timberlake was confirmed as the 2018 Super Bowl LII halftime show headliner. And while a lot of people and every woman who was a teenager in the late 90s/early 2000s is probably thrilled, it wouldn't be an NFL announcement without controversy. Unless you live under a rock or weren't born yet, you... Continue Reading →

A Giant, a Texan, and a Dolphin Walk into a Bar…

It sounds like the start of a joke, and some may think it is. But two star players and an assistant coach are out for the season, and one may be out forever.  It has been another dramatic weekend in the NFL (shocker), which seems to be the theme as of late. This time we... Continue Reading →

Lights, {Cam}era, Drama

Cam Newton has lead the Carolina Panthers to a 3-1 record, a so-far impressive turnaround from their lackluster 2016 season. Things were going well for the quarterback until last night. During a news conference in Charlotte yesterday, Jourdan Rodrigue, a female beat reporter for the Charlotte Observer, asked Newton about the physicality of wide receiver... Continue Reading →

The Biggest Threat to Tom Brady

With the NFL officially kicked off and heading into week 3, it's time we talk about the elephant in the room. No it's not the Ezekiel Elliott drama, we are going to tackle the haunting topic of the Madden curse. Those of you who are newcomers to the wonderful fandom that is the NFL probably... Continue Reading →


Welcome to Beauty & the Cleats! A sports blog run completely by women, for women, but welcoming to all! Your home for sports news, opinions, education, and the latest whats-what in the drama filled world of college and pro athletics! Before we get into the sports, I want to tell you all a little bit... Continue Reading →

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