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

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

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

Jessica Berman Appointed As NWSL Commissioner

Jessica Berman has been appointed as the National Women’s Soccer League commissioner. This process took over five months and happened after a disorderly 2021 season, where five coaches were dismissed or resigned due to a plethora of accusations from players. She joins the NWSL with an impressive resume of previous experience within professional sports. Berman was the National Lacrosse League deputy commissioner and executive vice … Continue reading Jessica Berman Appointed As NWSL Commissioner

NY Liberty Fined for Taking Chartered Flights

The New York Liberty is facing a fine of $500,000 for a violation of WNBA league rules. New York Liberty team owners, Joe Tsai and Clara Tsai purchased chartered flights for away games during the second half of the WNBA season. Throughout the WNBA, chartering flights is typically not allowed due to it potentially giving one team an advantage if the other team owners can … Continue reading NY Liberty Fined for Taking Chartered Flights

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

Sam Kerr: Chelsea Football Player & Part-time Security Guard

We have all seen the viral videos of people running onto fields during sporting events. The moment their feet touch the grass they are pursued by a handful of security guards, which often leads to an epic chase and eventual smackdown. Nowadays, security at sporting events is taken very seriously to prevent any harm to the athletes or their spectators. So the question is – … Continue reading Sam Kerr: Chelsea Football Player & Part-time Security Guard

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