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NWSL bans fan who yelled racist comments at player

Photo courtesy of NWSL. A fan who yelled racist slurs at Portland Thorns goalkeeper Adrianna Franch at last week’s Portland vs. Utah match has been banned from all NWSL games. The league issued the following statement on Sept. 14: “After a thorough investigation, the individual who made racist comments toward one of our players at […]

PREVIEW: Get ready for the second round of WNBA playoffs

Photo courtesy of WNBA. One more round of single eliminations to determine who joins Washington and Connecticut in the final four will take place on Sunday. First at 3 p.m. ET, Seattle travels to Los Angeles looking to continue their title defense. In the second game of the afternoon, at 5 p.m. ET, the Las […]

Preview: First Round of WNBA Playoffs

The 2019 WNBA playoff brackets. (Photo courtesy of WNBA.) The WNBA regular season officially wrapped up Sept. 8 and players are now in playoff mode. The first round, scheduled for Sept. 11, has Phoenix Mercury facing Chicago Sky and Minnesota Lynx playing Seattle Storm. Read on for a preview of both match ups. Phoenix Mercury […]

Weekly Rebound: It’s almost playoff season

Dallas Wings star Arike Ogunbowale. (Photo courtesy of WNBA.com.) One week remains in the regular season and although all eight playoff spots are secured there is still so much in the air. Connecticut and Washington are battling for the top seed and home court throughout the playoffs. Las Vegas, Los Angeles and Chicago are fighting […]

NWSL strikes audience breakthrough

NWSL team Portland Thorns FC currently sits in first place in the league. (Photo courtesy of Portland Thorns FC.) Currently in its seventh season, the NWSL has outlasted every other women’s professional sports league in North America and is growing exponentially. This summer has been a pivotal time for the league, as they have seen […]

WNBA Weekly Rebound: Playoff Push

Photo courtesy of WNBA. With roughly a third of the season left, the playoffs are approaching fast. This article takes a look at what every team has at risk as the league enters the final push for seeds to determining qualification and possible byes through the first two rounds.  . POWER RANKINGS Based on recent […]

Sky Blue FC moves game to Red Bull Arena due to sellout crowd

Sky Blue FC captain Carli Lloyd. (Photo courtesy of Pro Soccer USA.) Despite Sky Blue FC being last place in the standings, there is no lack of interest in New Jersey’s NWSL squad. The team will upgrade from their humble 5,000-seat stadium to a 25,000-seat facility on August 18 due to an increase in attendance. […]

Canadian swimmers lead the charge to Tokyo

(From left) Penny Oleksiak, Sydney Pickrem, Margaret MacNeil and Kylie Masse won bronze in the 4x100m freestyle at the World Championships on the weekend. (Picture from Canadian Press.) Last week in Gwangju, Korea, the best of Canada’s swimmers competed in the 2019 World Championships. The Canadian women continued to lead the country and the world, […]