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PWHPA aims to help girls see a future for themselves in hockey

(Photo courtesy of PWHPA.com) Hockey has been known to be a sport that brings people together. From celebrating gold medal games as a nation, to playing road hockey as a kid, it is a sport seemingly integral to Canadian culture. However, the current landscape of professional hockey ignores half of the population. Young boys shoot […]

Tension between FINA and International Swimming League

(Photo courtesy of Peter H. Bick / Swimming World Magazine.) Swimming is one of the most common recreational sports in the world. Yet, the sport fades from the television channels in between Olympics, and only the most successful professional swimmers earn a living wage from competition earnings or endorsements.  For years, FINA, the international swimming […]

Courage win second straight NWSL title

The North Carolina Courage celebrate their NWSL championship victory. (Photo courtesy of isiphotos.com.) CARY, N.C. (Oct. 27, 2019) — The North Carolina Courage are back-to-back NWSL champions after their 4-0 win over the Chicago Red Stars on Sunday. The strong defensive line that North Carolina is known for was more than enough to shut down […]

NWSL expands to Louisville

Photo courtesy of NWSL. The NWSL will expand to Louisville in 2021, the league announced Tuesday. The expansion marks the first time the city has had a top-tier pro sports team since the American Basketball Association lost the Kentucky Colonels in 1976. Louisville, the league’s fourth expansion team, will play at Lynn Family Stadium, a […]

Courage and Reign are through to the NWSL championship

The Chicago Red Stars celebrate after defeating the Portland Thorns to advance to the NWSL finals. (Photo courtesy of Mash Viral.) The 2019 NWSL playoffs have been full of excitement so far. Here’s a recap of the semifinals that took place Sunday. Reign FC vs North Carolina Courage The Courage scored three unanswered goals in […]

Delle Donne and Mystics cap historic season

The Washington Mystics won the WNBA finals for the first time in franchise history on Thursday. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images.) WASHINGTON — Rebounding, pace and depth. Those three factors are what decided the WNBA finals as Washington won their first title in franchise history with an 89-78 victory over the Connecticut Sun on Thursday. […]

Reign FC clinches final playoff spot with win over Thorns

Theresa Nielsen and Jodie Taylor celebrate after Nielson assists Taylor with the opening goal. (Photo credit: Jane Gershovich/isiphotos.com) TACOMA, Wash. (Sept. 29, 2019) — The Seattle Reign FC defeated the Portland Thorns FC for the third time this season with a 2-0 victory on Sunday. The Reign’s win clinched the NWSL’s fourth playoff spot. Jodie […]

PREVIEW: Mystics and Sun to face off in WNBA finals

(Photo courtesy of WNBA.com) They say if it’s not broken don’t fix it and the two teams battling it out for the title have followed that method. The Washington Mystics and Connecticut Sun returned to almost their entire lineups from last season and the chemistry has led to success. Washington will get home court advantage […]