Rad Sports Moms
If you didn't know, its Mother's Day next Sunday! Kidzworld pays homage to some of the raddest sports moms out there!
Mother of Philadelphia Eagles star quarterback Donovan McNabb, Wilma McNabb is one of the most popular and famous sports moms out there. Nicknamed Mama McNabb, she has gained some notoriety for her appearances with her famous son in those catchy Campbell's Chunky Soup commercials. Mama McNabb is also the vice president of the NFL Mother's Association and she runs her son's foundation and endorsement deals. Donovan is really lucky to have such an involved and cool mom!
On the softball diamond, Jennie Finch is one of the fiercest competitors you'll ever find. Off the field, she is just a regular ol' mom who happens to be able to throw a 71 mile per hour riseball. Jennie and her husband Casey Daigle have a two-year-old son named Ace. It so happens that her husband also has a good arm - he is a pitcher for the Minnesota Twins. Do we see a future Pedro Martinez in Ace?
How would you like to brag to your friends that your mom is the greatest female soccer player of all time? That is what soccer legend Mia Hamm's one-year-old twin daughters, Grace and Ava can boast one day. The twin's father is Nomar Garciaparra of the Los Angeles Dodgers, so you know these kids have some pretty good genes.
When we say that Ann Iverson is basketball star Allen Iverson's biggest fan, we mean it! Ever since Allen was a kid, his mother attended every game from high school to college to the NBA. When Allen was a member of the Philadelphia 76ers, you could find Ann sitting behind the basket wearing her son's jersey and holding a sign that said "That's my boy."
How many people can say their moms can slam dunk? Well that is what WNBA superstar Lisa Leslie's daughter Lauren can claim. Lisa missed the entire 2007 season due to being pregnant with Lauren, who was born in June 2007. The Los Angeles Sparks' center will be back for the '08 season and you can count that she will be one of the toughest mommas on the court!
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