Washington Spirit has a new coach

This past season could have been better for the NWSL team, the Washington Spirit, placing 11th with a 3-9-10 record. Hopefully, going into the 2023 season, things will look better for the team.  They brought on a familiar face, Mark Parsons, as head coach this week. He had previously coached the Spirit before going to the Portland Thorns, then had an unsuccessful season and Euros … Continue reading Washington Spirit has a new coach

Brittney Griner appeal denied

Some unfortunate news has developed in Brittney Griner’s appeal to the Russian courts. Griner’s appeal of her 9-year sentence for drug possession has been denied. Griner has been detained in Russia since February and convicted in August. The court in Moscow upheld their sentencing, but Griner’s lawyers argued that the sentencing was far too severe. Typically, similar cases receive a maximum of five years, with … Continue reading Brittney Griner appeal denied

San Diego Wave take stand for gay rights in Florida

San Diego Wave Head Coach, Casey Stoney, is not letting Florida Govenor Ron DeSantis keep her from taking a stand against his discrimination towards the LGBTQ+ community. San Diego played the Orlando Pride in Florida on Sunday and did not miss the opportunity to wear rainbow t-shirts that featured a Pride Flag with the word “Gay” on the back.  Florida Govenor, Ron DeSantis, signed into … Continue reading San Diego Wave take stand for gay rights in Florida

The Road to the World Cup

International women’s soccer play is heating up as we are under a year away from the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup in Australia and New Zealand. The USWNT announced they will take on the Spanish National Team in Pamplona, Spain on October 11th at El Sadar Stadium. This exciting matchup is in addition to their face-off with the England National Team on October 7th at … Continue reading The Road to the World Cup

Two basketball legends say goodbye to the court

Two legends have officially retired. Sue Bird and Sylvia Fowles left it all on the court when they played one last time in a matchup between the Minnesota Lynx and the Seattle Storm.  WNBAPA President, Nneka Ogwumike, reflected on Bird’s and Fowles’ careers, “The legacy that they’re leaving – it touches so many young players that I can’t wait to see how that evolves in … Continue reading Two basketball legends say goodbye to the court

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

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