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

“Investing In Women’s Sports Is Not Only Important, It’s Smart.”

In a brand new roundup, we discuss the PHF’s game-changing investment, Naomi Osaka’s graceful loss, recognize the women taking over Major League Baseball, and Ashley offers Sports Illustrated a controversial idea on how to achieve gender equity. We also remember the late Lusia Harris, a pioneer of women’s basketball, who passed away last week. Continue reading “Investing In Women’s Sports Is Not Only Important, It’s Smart.”

“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.”

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

Babe of the Week: Maria Marino

The Babes love nothing more than a fellow Babe (and fellow New Jerseyan, sorry not sorry) who has worked hard to pave a way for herself in a male-dominated industry. We all know this shit is not easy, especially when the media only spends roughly 5% of their coverage on women’s sports. But that’s why we’re happy to have Maria Marino getting out there and … Continue reading Babe of the Week: Maria Marino

Why I’m Giddy: The First Ever All-Female MLB Broadcast

Well, it’s about damn time – the first ever all-female MLB broadcast is happening TONIGHT (July 20, 7p EST) during the Orioles-Rays game. This is a great news, historic, and long overdue. This actually might be the first baseball game I’ve ever watched in my life without hearing a man’s voice. I’m giddy. Here’s your #GirlPower lineup: – Melanie Newman, Play-by-Play – Alanna Rizzo, On-Field … Continue reading Why I’m Giddy: The First Ever All-Female MLB Broadcast

Babe of the Week: Paige Bueckers

Winning an ESPY is pretty cool, but Babe of the Week? Yeah, big week for Paige Bueckers. Paige took home the award for Best College Athlete (Women’s Sports) this past week at the ESPYs, and it was more than deserved. Paige is a stellar basketball player at UConn. Upon researching the young star’s career highlights, I got overwhelmed because she is that special of a … Continue reading Babe of the Week: Paige Bueckers

Robin Arzon’s return to Peloton

I didn’t relinquish being an athlete when I became pregnant. – Robin Arzon There’s nothing I love more than a woman doing whatever the hell she wants, and Peloton’s head instructor Robin Arzon is a superhero. We at Babes (lol jk it’s literally just me) are psyched to see Robin Arzon back on the Peloton live schedule next Tuesday, July 12. Earlier this year, Robin … Continue reading Robin Arzon’s return to Peloton

2017 World Series Drinking Game

Happy World Series, Babes! Sorry for being MIA this past week. Been traveling, but ready for the final few games of the year. It should make for a hell of a series. If you’re looking for a little extra fun over the next seven* games, here is your BOTB 2017 World Series Drinking Game. (*if necessary) Drink when: You hear an MVP chant Someone robs … Continue reading 2017 World Series Drinking Game