Author Archive for Jillian Brooks

Jillian "Ya Motha" Brooks is a fierce, feisty and fun writer, advertising professional and athlete (she'll run you over on a rugby pitch), who happens to be particularly fond of her... Motha. She is unabashedly Boston when it comes to sports, as she hails from the Commonwealth famous for its statesmen, chowda, Bill Bucknah, bloody sock and... The Gronk.

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Jillian “Ya Motha” Brooks Goes Whiptail Athletic on Nike “Just Do It” –

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Jillian “Ya Motha” Brooks is back [for today, at least] with a shameless Holiday Plug for pals with their own start-up, cool clothing line, Whiptail Athletic. BOHEMIA, BROOKLYN – What do you do when you’re sick of ‘Just Doing It’ at the gym everyday? What happens when you’ve reached a point in your athletic career […]

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CANADA… OH, CANADA

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by Jillian “Ya Motha” Brooks MONTREAL, QUEBEC – All twenty-three years of my life I thought no sports fan could be more ignorantly proud than a Boston sports fan… And then I spent last weekend in Montreal. We all know hockey is Canada or Canada is hockey… Which? I’m not sure. But I’m certain Canadian […]

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LEND A HAND… OR TOWEL

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by Jillian Brooks This article isn’t about the Mets, baseball, or really any sport at all. Turn back now if you were looking for a first-place fist-pump. The TB (Topic Brainstorming) started today when I left work hoping to find MeetTheMatts inspiration at the gym. Like any good Generation Yer (that’s right I’m Tweeting this […]

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PRESS CONFERENCE APOLOGY 101: I'M SORRY… WELL, NOT REALLY

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by Jillian Brooks MADISON AVE, NY – In lieu of Angry Ward’s fantastic musical timepiece yesterday, and with particular focus on the athletes that led to some of the best jokes in that article, I give you, Thursday’s post: Guidelines for a Press Conference Apology: NUMBER ONE: Admit that something YOU did was wrong. Admitting […]

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