WNBA eyes expansion teams to rectify roster cuts

WNBA Commissioner, Cathy Engelbert, wants to add two teams to the league. This comes with the hope that there will be more opportunities created for players across the league and those coming up from the draft pick. With the viewership of college and professional women’s basketball increasing every season, many are optimistic expansion teams will provide a necessary positive step forward for the league. Before … Continue reading WNBA eyes expansion teams to rectify roster cuts

“Women Can Sell, Women Can Fight. And We Put On a Hell of a Show.”

On this week’s episode, women headline MSG and the crowd went wild, Angel City debuted at Banc of California for their inaugural season, and Athletes Unlimited is expanding their media rights deal only 2 years after its founding. Also, Chicago will host the WNBA All-Star game, Carli Lloyd will rejoin Gotham FC, and Ashley admits this episode is a tad unhinged. Enjoy! Continue reading “Women Can Sell, Women Can Fight. And We Put On a Hell of a Show.”

NWSL strives towards LGBTQ inclusivity

The NWSL has recently been striving to be more inclusive with its LGBTQ+ fans, supporters and players. With the inauguration of new clubs like Angel City, and the San Diego Wave, this league has the opportunity to make safe spaces for all fans and players despite a rocky history with the league and its support of the LGBTQ+ community. The sport of soccer unfortunately has … Continue reading NWSL strives towards LGBTQ inclusivity

“Let’s Be Better. Let’s!”

Ashley’s back with your weekly roundup while she wears her brand new Babes Supporting Babes sweatshirt. NWSL kickoff times are still a problem, Allyson Felix steps up for pregnant athletes, and Kenya’s Peres Jepchichir made our collective jaws drop. Also, you can now watch the Seattle Storm on Amazon Prime Video and everyone watched the NCAA women’s sports season. Did you? Thanks for listening! Continue reading “Let’s Be Better. Let’s!”

“Color Me Unimpressed”

NWSL viewership up! So let’s get them a better media rights deal so we can continue watching games on television. Also on this week’s roundup, FritoLay has officially acknowledged that women exist in the sports universe, women continue to break barriers in baseball and Serena Williams *may* be making her Wimbledon comeback this year? Finally, the future of women’s boxing is promising, and we’re so … Continue reading “Color Me Unimpressed”

NCAA Women’s Tournament Viewership Speaks for Itself

The 2022 March Madness Tournament viewership has increased across all ESPN platforms covering the women’s games. During the first two rounds of the NCAA Women’s Tournament, viewership increased by 15%. The second round averaged about 474,000 views, which is a 25% increase from 2021. This 2022 tournament has also already broken records for the most-viewed games. The UCF versus UConn game reached 1.13 million viewers, … Continue reading NCAA Women’s Tournament Viewership Speaks for Itself