My Life 365 with Ron Thompson: Sheila Johnson
Thu, 2 Jun 2011|
CSN Washington dot com. I mean it's for people to believe. That women in sports. Phil and I really really close friends. Did a great great partnership. And I'm really proud of what she's been with the team. But. Well okay. Pictured they thought the thought that I look at 1011 deaths and he's done unbelievable things by not just me before and women in general but you have to understand I'm not this and now. I -- reach beyond awful ones not only to meant to them that they wanna build careers. Right. This is I have gone. The battle with cancer it brings joy in my heart. People like Hugh Johnson helped me. It's great to have someone will be among. But it's much more important -- -- wouldn't form to stand behind him as she alleged best exemplifies. Would be very definition. I don't want and that. In a position to -- and. -- walks that top pieces of work that you guys. Means by which he went. For all women for old people of color and doctor Sheila C John this is my life. We sixty. Doctor Johnson you're the only. African American female. Owners in sports. Where did you love and passion for camp. What started back -- elementary school -- cheerleader. Which you have to -- is -- -- title so we were -- complaining sports. Leagues have been you know PE classes so I got to run track and look at it. Beyond the synchronized swim team and we play half court basketball. You know I could play it was important that I was a cheerleader so that I could make sure that every game both football and basketball. So that's where the love confirmed that it is missed. What led me to do this as a -- I have to give this -- full credit. For all of -- just just insight that he could you wanna look at me. Of course -- -- the mystics. It was really interesting because one day passes -- -- -- -- this could -- -- homers office with volunteers who clocks. Susan O'Malley -- instances. Mr. Poland once upon the Washington mystics. It was important element to take this kind -- yeah we wouldn't have anybody else. It was because we fielded it and when shouldn't that it would. -- -- -- -- -- that as we were going through the process are so. Realize it's more than just the Washington. Really vying to iron went eight. Don't hear the white and he said. I was definitely -- horse. That has convinced him. This plan -- -- -- -- now and I actually just. Can't. Also want to. Which is off of it. Though he are about. 53. After. He really great publicity. African American woman it's -- this Lincoln holdings friends. And I have this -- and -- yeah. There are hoping to yeah. And I'm very excited about it but -- and I really really close friends. They have a great great partnership. And I'm really proud of what she's been with the team. She's so connected to the fan base and the sponsors. Yeah. I don't think you can back. Watching gymnastics. So Marissa Coleman from there. I didn't know -- So I can sleep -- night wore that -- -- it would lose I don't sleep very well that's not. Pitching down the. Revealing here. I just know. It's gotten much better. It's. Like yeah what happens. You've got to get food you really don't mean I really don't play I probably started taking first. I was told. Ten years ago I think NBA executive. Today when you're looking for a job opportunities. Had to deviate critical organisms that teamwork. That's great to have this exact sort of kept it to me when I had opportunities to our. -- you Johnson attended classes here they're visit. For the mystics organization and their passion toward these women Robinson's footwork -- -- what do you do in this market there's no doubt that I wanted to. And I'm gonna take you into their locker room and these are my hero yeah so proud. I don't know if you all realize that every time you'll come out on the court I start crying. To know that. After my team means to me I'm I'm Faneca and cameras it's supposed to talk. Really move me that -- I can ask him about that noting that. On if if Johnson is an unbelievable person to even with the winner having her intently on. I probably -- most passionate when it you know in the league and if you look around the NBA you don't have as many passes as the Cubs have a. If there associated out of the owners that are associated with -- eighteen. Let me see or do you possibly can't. To make sure we're back you know -- -- nothing more than a vehemently and until we got on the board in do we have -- handle my business -- off the court that everything -- for a CSN Washington dot com.