“I Don’t Really Think Professional Athletes Are Having Chicken Nuggets and Red Wine For Dinner As Much As I Am.”

Last week was huge for women’s sports! Maybe the hugest. A lot of women are getting paid and leagues are starting to really invest in their players. And for the second week in a row, Ashley is smitten with ESPN. Thanks for listening and supporting women’s sports. Enjoy! Continue reading “I Don’t Really Think Professional Athletes Are Having Chicken Nuggets and Red Wine For Dinner As Much As I Am.”

A Conversation with Sabrina Robinson

In a very special episode of the Babes Off The Bench podcast, Ashley talks with Sabrina Robinson, a sophomore at Montclair State University. Through some badass determination and perseverance, Sabrina achieved a first at MSU – the school’s first women’s baseball club team. Sabrina talks about her experiences getting the club up and running, her plans for the future of the club, and her advice … Continue reading A Conversation with Sabrina Robinson

“Sports Aren’t Inherently Male. Spread The Word.”

This week, we celebrate Dr. Christine Grant’s legacy, talk NCAA March Madness branding, and conduct a thorough search for where former US Soccer President Carlos Cordeiro gets the audacity. A lot more happened, but you’ll have to press play to find out. Let’s talk about women’s sports – or as I like to call them, sports! Continue reading “Sports Aren’t Inherently Male. Spread The Word.”

Babe of the Week: Christine Grant

I remember the very first time I heard of Title IX. I was 16, playing for my high school varsity softball team and in the preseason when it was still freezing in New Jersey, we’d practice inside. My high school very specifically had a girl’s gym and a boy’s gym. The girl’s gym was pretty standard. It fit a basketball court and had bleachers along … Continue reading Babe of the Week: Christine Grant

“There Is Room for Everyone to Elevate Women.”

In the last episode of 2021, we dive into the historic settlement for the Nassar survivors, touch on some history made this week, and recognize a legendary hockey career coming to an end. Also, the world found out this week that the NCAA doesn’t pay basketball officials equally for women’s tournaments. Neat! More on this week’s roundup, only on the Babes Podcast. Enjoy! Continue reading “There Is Room for Everyone to Elevate Women.”

“Protect Women, or Don’t Get Mad When They Protect Themselves”

Maybe it goes without saying, but what a week in women’s sports. Serena, Simone, Samantha and that’s only the ‘S’ names. Give that Christmas music a break for a few minutes to listen to a sassy New Jersey native tell you the headlines of the women’s sports world. Enjoy! Continue reading “Protect Women, or Don’t Get Mad When They Protect Themselves”

Let’s talk about Peng Shuai and the WTA

This past week on the Babes Podcast, we briefly mentioned the situation happening with Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai (pronounced Pung-SHWHY). Let’s go more into depth about this situation because, well I really hope this goes without saying but, women deserve better. Last month, Shuai shared sexual assault allegations against a top Chinese communist official. Ever since, Shuai’s whereabouts and safety have been in question, … Continue reading Let’s talk about Peng Shuai and the WTA