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Author: Laura Lozinski

The Courage seal last-minute win in Game One of the Challenge Cup

The Portland Thorns FC and North Carolina Courage officially kicked off the NWSL Challenge Cup at the Zion Bank Stadium in Utah on Saturday.   It was clear, at the start of the league’s first nationally broadcasted game, that the players were focused on more than just the match at hand. During the playing of the […]

Pride feature: Angela James, the first superstar of women’s hockey

“She dominated. There was no one who could take over the game physically like Ang. She was, I think, the first superstar of women’s hockey.” Strong words from Cassie Campbell-Pascall (to Sportsnet), women’s hockey royalty in her own right, who grew up watching James before she eventually became her teammate. Considered the “Wayne Gretzky” of […]

How No. 1 WNBA draft pick Sabrina Ionescu is changing the world of basketball

First overall in this year’s WNBA draft, 5-11 guard Sabrina Ionescu is about to change the landscape of women’s professional basketball. With a highly decorated career already, Ionescu has no intention of slowing down. Let’s take a look at everything that led her to this moment. First of all, how about we get the name […]

PREVIEW: Sabrina Ionescu to be first overall pick in WNBA draft

While sports events have been cancelled all over the world, the WNBA Draft 2020 presented by State Farm will still take place on Apr. 17th, albeit virtually. The lack of competition allows a greater platform for the draft, which will hopefully draw in more fans for the upcoming season.  Commissioner Cathy Engelbert will announce the […]

WNBA’s new CBA: players see 53 per cent increase in compensation

WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert. (Photo courtesy of highposthoops.com.) After months of negotiations, WNBA League Commissioner Cathy Engelbert announced the WNBA and WNBPA’s new Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA). Not only is this deal setting the tone for what women deserve in the world of sport, but sets a standard for every workplace that gender equitable policy […]

2019’s top moments in women’s sports

2019 was quite the year for women’s sports. Here’s a recap of the biggest moments in women’s athletics over the past 12 months: CURLING: The year started off in true Canadian fashion with Jennifer Jones being honoured by TSN as the greatest skip in Canadian History. To her name she has six Scotties titles, two […]