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Weekly Rebound: Role players’ time to shine

The All-Stars were announced on July 15th but let’s first take a look at the important role players around the league. With second through ninth in the league separated by only three games in the standings, and the entire league with five and a half games, every game carries that much more weight. Power Rankings […]

FIFA 2019 World Cup sparks conversation and solidifies brighter future for women’s sports

The United States women’s national team celebrates their fourth World Cup victory. (Getty Images.) Long before the whistle was blown for the first match of the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup, it was clear that the tournament would be revolutionary in more ways than one. Twenty-four teams across six different continents gathered in host city […]

She the North: WNBA team coming to Toronto

If all goes well with the paperwork this summer, the Toronto Raptors will have a sister team by next year. The WNBA currently consists of 12 American teams and is the highest level of women’s basketball. Once the Toronto franchise is approved, the team will not only become Canada’s first professional women’s basketball squad, but […]

USWNT win their fourth World Cup title

Megan Rapinoe’s game-winning goal in the World Cup final earned her the Golden Boot title. (Photo courtesy of USWNT Twitter.) The US women’s national soccer team claimed their fourth World Cup title in front of a crowd of 57,900 on Saturday. They battled to a 2-0 win against the Netherlands, who are European champions but […]

World Cup semi-finals recap

From 24 teams to two: here is a recap of the semi-finals for the FIFA Women’s World Cup. USA vs England In the first match of the week, the Americans defeated the English with a close 2-1 finish to capture their fifth trip to the World Cup final. The U.S. started the scoring with a […]

Weekly Rebound: rookie edition

Players from the 2019 draft. (Photo courtesy of WNBA.com.) It’s never too early to make snap judgements on players who have just started their careers, especially in a league in which the talent level is drastically higher than their previous experience. It’s time to look back at the 2019 draft and see how each team […]

Recap: World Cup quarterfinals

Sweden came out victorious after an 18-year losing streak against Germany. (Photo courtesy of BBC.) The FIFA Women’s World Cup is heating up as the semi-finals take place this coming week. Here is a recap of what went down over the last week in the quarterfinals and what you can expect for the coming round.  […]

Another new Grand Slam champion in 2019?

Photo courtesy of WTA. With two different winners the WTA is sticking to the script of any player being able to win on any given week. After winning in Paris Ashleigh Barty continued to play well and climbed past Naomi Osaka to claim the top ranking into Wimbledon. The grass courts favour those with strong […]

USA and Europe dominate: World Cup quarterfinals preview

This year’s World Cup favourites, the USA, have had a lot to celebrate so far but are preparing for their stiffest test yet against France in the quarterfinal. (Photo courtesy of FIFA.com.) Seven of the remaining eight teams are European, yet the favourites are still the United States. The quarterfinals have a bit of everything, […]

Weekly Rebound: The computers take over

The Washington Mystics discussing a game plan. (Photo by Chris Marion/NBAE via Getty Images.) Instead of me making up the rankings as I go, this week the ranking will be based on net ratings. The WNBA expanded their stats section over the winter and added many more ways to learn about your favourite team’s strengths and […]