Janet Thompson Hilliman

Janet joined Double G Sports in April of 2011. She occassionally covers Track & Field as well as Sports Fashion.

By Janet Thompson Hilliman On Monday, May 14th, 2012

LaShawn Merritt Being a Good Sport in Central Park

Before heading off to London for the Olympics, LaShawn Merritt had some fun appearing on NOC'D Up. Aside from being a serious competitor, LaShawn Merritt is also a good sport.  The two- time Gold Medal Olympian More...

By Janet Thompson Hilliman On Sunday, April 29th, 2012
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Natasha Hastings and LaShawn Merritt On Top Of Their Games at Penn Relays

Natasha Hastings, was part of the 4x400m relay team that took the win at this weekends Penn Relays in Philadelphia. The US vs. the World has become the most exciting highlight of the Penn Relays in recent years.  More...

By Janet Thompson Hilliman On Saturday, January 28th, 2012

Super Bowl: Will Madonna Have a Surprise at Halftime?

So the granddaddy of the NFL season culminates in Indianapolis on Sunday, February 5th.  Not only do fans look forward to the last brawl on the turf but also the special commercials, and not to mention the half More...

By Janet Thompson Hilliman On Tuesday, December 13th, 2011

He’s back and he’s not Intimidated; LaShawn Merritt

When LaShawn Merritt stepped into the spotlight at the World Junior Championship in 2004, he made a very bold statement.  The statement seemed to echo in bold caps, “I am a force to be reckoned with.” He walked More...

By Janet Thompson Hilliman On Monday, October 10th, 2011

Natasha Hastings Shines on the Red Carpet of the ESPN the Magazine Release Party

All eyes were on the 400M Diva as soon as she stepped out of the limo onto the Red Carpet on Thursday Night at the ESPN the Magazine Release Party.  If you haven’t been living under a rock for the last few days More...

By Janet Thompson Hilliman On Tuesday, September 13th, 2011

The First New York Giant to Step into the Fashion World

Many pro athletes have set their sights on the multiple streams of income concept and quite a lot of them have tackled the fashion industry.  The fashion industry is a lucrative business and when a pro athlete More...

By Janet Thompson Hilliman On Tuesday, August 16th, 2011

Are “Decision” Parties Really Necessary?

The Sports World may seem like a deceptively glamorous life.  Of course it is hard not to believe so for the simple fact of the perception that we all have about pro-athletes. They are all that, right? But for More...

By Janet Thompson Hilliman On Thursday, July 21st, 2011

Indianapolis Colts Taj Smith Shows Love To Hometown

It was like a Jersey Boys reunion of football players who came back to their beloved Jersey to join forces with Wide Receiver Taj Smith of the Indianapolis Colts at his first annual football “Never Give Up” More...

By Janet Thompson Hilliman On Sunday, July 17th, 2011

Where is the love for New York’s football teams uniforms?

The NFL Ten Best Uniforms came on Thursday night on the NFL channel and well let’s just say neither of our local teams was shown any love.  Of course we can agree as one NFL player puts it that uniforms do play More...

By Janet Thompson Hilliman On Sunday, July 3rd, 2011

The Magic In The Uniform?

So this holiday weekend the Subway Series team rivals the New York Yankees and the New York Mets will go at each other.  This is a battle that all baseball fans are used to.  Sometimes these series can be unpredictable More...

By Janet Thompson Hilliman On Monday, June 20th, 2011

USA Track & Field Golden Girl- Natasha Hastings, Up Close & Personal

She was just a little girl when she dreamed of becoming an Olympian.  A little over a decade or so later she fulfilled that dream by winning gold at the Beijing Olympics 2008.  Many athletes have made their countries More...

By Janet Thompson Hilliman On Thursday, June 2nd, 2011

Cappie Pondexter Shows Love For Basketball & Fashion

Anyone who is a women’s basketball fan would be no stranger to the name Cappie Pondexter.  The California born basketball star was the No. 2 pick in the 2008 WNBA draft out of Rutgers University where she had More...