Food & Nutrition

The Bizarre Rules Behind Playing the Role of Ronald McDonald

Greg Allen/Invision/AP/REX/Shutterstock It’s not as easy as being a regular party clown! Remember Ronal McDonald, the iconic—somewhat creepy—mascot that you always saw in McDonald’s commercials? The bright red hair and yellow jumpsuit mean a delicious meal and PlayPlace fun to most kids. But the role isn’t as simple as slapping on some makeup and learning […]

Fitness

For Jessica McDonald, Playing on the Women’s World Cup Team Is More Than Just an Athletic Achievement

In the past couple of months, Jessica McDonald has been rocked by two separate is-this-really-happening-right-now moments. The first came earlier this spring, as the 31-year-old mother and professional American soccer player sat in her North Carolina doctor’s office for a routine check-up. A phone call interrupted the appointment. On the line? Jill Ellis, head coach […]