A Blockbuster NHL Trade

The Preds are coming off a season where they fell just short of winning their first Stanley Cup in franchise history. They are also coming off a summer where their Captain and star center retired, and they lost James Neal to the Golden Knights. They added some talent in the off season, but many think... Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

NBA Power Rankings: Best Dressed

Might as well call him ranch because "he be dressing'! ... Okay, bad jokes aside, OKC Thunder guard Russell Westbrook sat down recently with Ellen Degeneres to talk about fashion and fatherhood. And yeah, he looked good. Some of the best players on the court also have some pretty sick fashion skills as well. The... 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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