Most Watched Women’s Game in the UK

“This was the most-watched women’s football game on UK television of all time and the most-watched program in 2022 so far – and deservedly so.” BBC director-general Tim Davie The matchup between England and Germany for the Euro Finals had 1.7 million – that’s right, 1.7 MILLION – viewers on BBC, making it the most viewed women’s soccer match in the UK.  The BBC app and … Continue reading Most Watched Women’s Game in the UK

“Shoutout To Men in Power Protecting Themselves at The Expense of Others”

This week, no big updates on Brittney Griner, the ESPYs have a complicated relationship with women’s sports, USWNT players are finally reaping the benefits of their equal pay fight, and it sounds like Allyson Felix heard our chants for one more race. And more! Enjoy! Continue reading “Shoutout To Men in Power Protecting Themselves at The Expense of Others”

Brittney Griner writes letter to President Biden from Russia

“I’m terrified I might be here forever…” Brittney Griner, in a letter to President Biden It has been about 140 days since WNBA star, Brittney Griner, was wrongfully detained in Russia. She has finally been able to write a letter to President Joe Biden asking him not to forget about her and advocating for her freedom. “As I sit here in a Russian prison, alone … Continue reading Brittney Griner writes letter to President Biden from Russia

“Women Bleed Every Month. Don’t Make Them Wear White.”

It’s been a hard week, Babes, but we’re still doing our best to lift women in sports up. This week – Aliyah Boston earned another award, women’s softball viewership is aces, Brittney Griner’s detention has been extended again and we talk dress codes. Enjoy! Don’t forget – all profits from the Babes Shop will be donated to abortion access funds. Visit babesoffthebench.com/shop to purchase. Continue reading “Women Bleed Every Month. Don’t Make Them Wear White.”

Carson Pickett makes history for national team

The USWNT touched down in Utah this week to prepare for their summer match schedule to qualify for the 2023 World Cup. They played Colombia, winning 2-0. It’s always good to hear and see the USWNT continue to win matches, but the inspiring news surrounds USWNT player Carson Pickett. Pickett made history by being the first athlete with a limb difference to play for the … Continue reading Carson Pickett makes history for national team