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Julie Deardorff

Julie Deardorff
Birthplace: Wheaton, IL
Education: University of Iowa (BA in journalism, MBA)
Childhood Influences: "Free To Be You and Me", Title IX, scoliosis, Ed Smith, my elementary school physical education instructor; Pat Johnson, my 4th grade teacher. (Where are you, Mrs. Johnson?) My olders sister, Amy, who forced me to play running bases and watch the Cubs. And, of course, my parents.
Most thrilling high school moment: Playing for Wheaton Central in the 1985 Class AA girls state basketball championship. Greatest physical challenge: Delivering a 9.2-pound baby without pain meds; two Ironman triathlons.
Pet peeve: Sitting in a car.
Words to live by: "Dieting makes you fa...
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Birthplace: Wheaton, IL
Education: University of Iowa (BA in journalism, MBA)
Childhood Influences: "Free To Be You and Me", Title IX, scoliosis, Ed Smith, my elementary school physical education instructor; Pat Johnson, my 4th grade teacher. (Where are you, Mrs. Johnson?) My olders sister, Amy, who forced me to play running bases and watch the Cubs. And, of course, my parents.
Most thrilling high school moment: Playing for Wheaton Central in the 1985 Class AA girls state basketball championship. Greatest physical challenge: Delivering a 9.2-pound baby without pain meds; two Ironman triathlons.
Pet peeve: Sitting in a car.
Words to live by: "Dieting makes you fat."
Favorite running songs: Bruce Springsteen's "This Little Light of Mine"
Recently read: "Animal, Vegetable, Miracle" By Barbara Kingsolver
Recently listened to on CD: "The Other Boleyn Girl" by Philippa Gregory
Favorite magazines include: New Scientist and The Week.
Favorite gadget: The Myself Pelvic Muscle Trainer.
Where I've traveled: Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Bolivia, Cuba, Mexico, Guatemala, Peru, Brazil, Cambodia, Viet Nam, Zambia, Tokyo, Europe and the Philippines.
Family members: Husband: Clinton, a carpenter, runner, gourmet cook, primary-care parent, and my role model for good nutrition. Sons: Luke and Erik. Cat: Zoe.
I eat: A plant-based diet. No red meat or poultry since 1985; incorporated wild salmon in 2000.
Favorite superfoods: Avocados, broccoli, blueberries, eggs, spinach, quinoa.
When no one's looking I eat: My son's leftovers.
Medical mystery I'd most like to see solved in my lifetime: Autism.
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  • Top NBA draft prospects knocked out early in NCAA tournament

    Top NBA draft prospects knocked out early in NCAA tournament
    The second round of the NCAA tournament concluded on Friday with a number of top NBA draft prospects ousted far earlier than expected. Duke's Jabari Parker could be the No. 1 pick in June NBA's draft (or at least top three) but the Mercer Bears, a...
  • No. 8 Gonzaga defeats No. 9 Oklahoma State

    The seedings for the NCAA West Regional matchup were close. The game? Not so much. No. 8-seeded Gonzaga defeated No. 9-seeded Oklahoma State 85-77 on Friday. Gonzaga (31-4) was led by guard Kevin Pangos' 26 points, with 12 coming at the free-throw...
  • Gonzaga 85, Oklahoma State 77

    Gonzaga 85, Oklahoma State 77: Kevin Pangos scored 26 points as the Bulldogs topped the Cowboys in a second-round NCAA tournament game in San Diego. Gary Bell totaled 17 points on 6-of-8 shooting - 3-of-4 from outside the arc - while Przemek Karnowski...
  • Gonzaga turns back Oklahoma State

    SAN DIEGO Gonzaga grabbed control early and never really relinquished it Friday, dispatching Oklahoma State, 85-77, in a foul-filled, NCAA tournament second-round matchup at Viejas Arena. With the Zags never trailing, the Cowboys widely seen as the No. 9...
  • Gonzaga eliminates Oklahoma State

    Gonzaga eliminates Oklahoma State SAN DIEGO -- The seedings for this anticipated NCAA tournament West Regional matchup were close. But Gonzaga was in control nearly the entire contest. No. 8-seeded Gonzaga defeated No. 9-seeded Oklahoma State 85-77 on...
  • Adreian Payne, Tyler Ennis stand out in first day of NCAA tournament

    Adreian Payne, Tyler Ennis stand out in first day of NCAA tournament
    At 22-45, the Lakers are in position to have a top-10 pick in June's NBA draft. A number of first-round prospects can be found in the NCAA tournament, which started this week. Thursday's games didn't feature many top prospects, but Tyler Ennis of...
  • Gonzaga's Stockton meets Oklahoma State's Smart

    SAN DIEGO On one side, Marcus Smart, a strong safety disguised as a college basketball point guard a brutish, rugged body chiseled for an NBA backcourt. On the other, David Stockton, a wispy, boy-next-door who would fit well among the Brady Bunch....
  • Iowa State, not Kansas, is the Big 12's best Final Four hope

    For months, Big 12 men's basketball coaches have been extolling the virtues of their league as the ultimate laboratory to create teams capable of making deep runs in the 2014 NCAA Tournament. From the league's double round-robin schedule to the quality...
  • Cleaves sees similarities in 2000 MSU title team, Florida Gators.

    Mateen Cleaves sees a familiarity with Florida’s basketball team. As the point guard for Michigan State during the Spartans’ national championship run in 2000, Cleaves sees similarities between his team and the current Gators squad....
  • South the most challenging, but Midwest loaded up for Shockers

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  • Team by team in the West

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