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NWSL TV Deal Confusion, No Commissioner and Women’s Soccer Season Starts April 15

The National Women's Soccer League lost Carli Lloyd and Alex Morgan to Manchester City and Lyon, respectively, during the winter. Then on March 3rd, commissioner Jeff Plush announced his resignation…

Departures of USWNT Players from American Pro League Continues with Carli Lloyd

First it was Alex Morgan, who signed with French women's team Lyon in January. Now the departures of United States women's national team players from the National Women's Soccer League continues…

Busy Winter for National Women’s Soccer League

It has been a busy January for women's soccer in the United States. The National Women's Soccer League continues to put pieces in place for April's kickoff. The 2017 season…

NWSL Champion Western New York Flash relocate to become North Carolina Courage

The 20016 National Women's Soccer League champion Western New York Flash will relocated to become the North Carolina Courage for the 2017 season. https://twitter.com/TheNCCourage/status/818504703311040513 Founded 2008, the Flash has been…

Alex Morgan Lyon transfer shows ambition

Alex Morgan has left the National Women's Soccer League; at least for the time being. In late December, the United States Women's National Team member announced her departure from Orlando…

Ronda Rousey and Amanda Nunes: Final Thoughts and Breakdown Before UFC 207

UFC 207’s long-awaited main event between Amanda Nunes and Ronda Rousey, for the bantamweight strap, is nearly here. Talk of media obligations, prior losses, and out-of-cage drama has overwhelmed professional…

Women’s MMA 2016: Year in Review

2016 was the most important year yet for women’s MMA, and in this piece we’ll recap all the incredible moments that made it so. Back in 2011, TMZ was able…

Tobin Heath Shining Star in USWNT Uncertain Future

Tobin Heath was one of Portland Thorns and USWNT's main reasons for success in 2016. The former University of North Carolina standout was paramount to both teams' performances. Heath's domestic league…

Will Ronda Rousey’s Star Power Make Fans Forget UFC 193?

Former UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is set to make her Octagon return against reigning-champ Amanda Nunes at UFC 207. While great for the division and fans, Rousey’s next contest…

Nordic Fight Night’s Hidden Gem: Dina Thorslund Versus Oksana Romanova

On October 15, Nordic Fight Night will hold a pivotal event headlined by Dennis Ceylan and Ryan Walsh, for the European Featherweight Belt. In the co-main event, one of the fastest-rising…

UFC 203: Proof It’s Time to Add Additional Female Weight Classes

UFC 203 is long in the books, and in analyzing its pay-per-view sales, title implications, and post-fight antics, fans and critics are overlooking the event’s significance for women’s MMA. Despite…

Seattle Reign and USWNT Goalkeeper Hope Solo suspended six months

US Soccer suspended goalkeeper Hope Solo on Thursday as punishment for her remarks following the United States Women's national team's loss to Sweden in the Olympic quarterfinals. When Cristiano Ronaldo criticized…

Four Reasons to Watch Mackenzie Dern Fight at Legacy 58

Mackenzie Dern may be making her MMA debut at Legacy 58, but there are still plenty of reasons to watch her step into the cage. On Friday, July 22, Mackenzie…

USA Women’s National Team Sets Roster for Rio Olympics

The USA Women's National Team sets roster for Rio Olympics. The USA is striving for its fourth straight Olympic gold medal. The USA Women's National Team roster for the 2016…

Paige VanZant Must Become Selfish in Her Professional Career

At just twenty-two years of age, Paige VanZant has risen to career heights greater than many athletes ever will. However, amidst all of the outside influences and fame overwhelming her…

US Women’s National Team debut Exclusive Olympic kit

The US Women's National Team debut Olympic kit ahead of August soccer tournament in Rio. The US Women's National team and Nike have unveiled the team's new kit for this…

Pat Summitt: Losing A Legend

Pat Summitt, Legend. Pat Summitt, legendary former basketball coach at the University of Tennessee, died Tuesday morning of complications from Alzheimer's disease. Summitt, the winningest coach in NCAA Division I basketball…

Eva Carneiro awarded settlement in sexual discrimination case

English Premier League soccer team Chelsea FC has reached a settlement with former club doctor Eva Carneiro. The club had offered her a $1.7 million settlement, however, that has been…

UFC fighter Ronda Rousey has knee surgery

UFC fighter Ronda Rousey has knee surgery and will be out of action until the end of the year. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) fighter Ronda Rousey has had minor knee…

Madison Keys – Off to Great Start at 2016 French Open

Keys is into the third round with two comprehensive wins and some draw luck to boot. Madison Keys was among the Day-5 winners on Thursday as the American handed Mariana…

Katherine Legge will not race at the Indianapolis 500

Katherine Legge will not race at the Indianapolis 500 after drawing fan interest in an all-female race team.  Veteran IndyCar race driver Katherine Legge will not compete in qualification for…

Serena Williams reaches Italian Open Semi-Finals

Serena Williams eats dog food, but still defeats the competition in Rome. Now in the semi-finals, Williams looks to win her fourth straight Italian Open. American tennis superstar Serena Williams…

Softball Ace Pitcher Monica Abbott Signs Record $1 Million Contract

Professional softball has a million dollar pitcher in Monica Abbott. Monica Abbott is the most dominant force in women's softball and one of the most dominant athletes in sports, now…

Sheryl Swoopes Investigated For Player Maltreatment at Loyola Chicago

Sheryl Swoopes: Champion, Bully, or Both? When Sheryl Swoopes was a teenager, she was told by her school that she wasn't allowed to play basketball with the boys. Despite being…

DEAR DIARY : Women and sports in Bongo

Last year, I joined other soccer loving Tanzanians to watch Yanga and Simba playing at the national stadium. And for now, I will not mention the…

She Swam for Her Life to the Greek Coast, Now Syrian Refugee is Olympic Hopeful

A teen-aged girl who saved the lives of fellow refugees may soon represent them at the 2016 Olympics. Fleeing Syria last August, Yusra Mardini and her…