An exclusive interview with UChicago coach Julianne Sitch
An exclusive interview with UChicago coach Julianne Sitch
When it comes to leveling the collegiate playing field pitch, few have done more than Julianne Sitch, who became the first woman to lead a men’s team to an NCAA championship when her University of Chicago (UChicago) Maroons took the DIII title last December.
July 19, 2023
Everything you need to know about the FIFA Women's World Cup
Everything you need to know about the FIFA Women's World Cup
The 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup (WWC) kicks off from New Zealand and Australia tomorrow at 3 a.m. ET (yeesh!), so we’re here with a complete guide to the ninth edition of the (now) 32-team tournament.
July 19, 2023
For Denver FC launches bid for professional women's soccer team
For Denver FC launches bid for professional women's soccer team
Colorado native and former NWSL player, Jordan Angeli, is leading an investment group’s bid for a professional women’s soccer team, with hopes to kick off in the women’s soccer hub of Colorado by 2026.
July 12, 2023
Megan Rapinoe announces retirement at the end of the year
Megan Rapinoe announces retirement at the end of the year
The No. 1 USWNT defeated No. 30 Wales 2–0 yesterday in their final international friendly before the Women’s World Cup (WWC), but legendary forward Megan Rapinoe made the biggest news, announcing her upcoming retirement on Saturday.
July 10, 2023
Women's World Cup rosters are without their stars due to ACL-related injuries
Women's World Cup rosters are without their stars due to ACL-related injuries
Numerous stars have been left off WWC rosters this year due to ACL injuries, illuminating a dark side of the rapidly-growing, yet underfunded, sport.
July 10, 2023
U.S. Soccer announces long-term partnership with Coca-Cola North America
U.S. Soccer announces long-term partnership with Coca-Cola North America
The organization announced a long-term partnership with Coca-Cola North America last week, making the popular beverage company their second-largest partner after Nike.
July 10, 2023
Fox's Women's World Cup campaign kicks off with Alex Morgan statue
Fox's Women's World Cup campaign kicks off with Alex Morgan statue
With the USWNT roster set and the tourney kicking off in 20 days, U.S. English-language rightsholder Fox unveiled its massive WWC marketing campaign this week, and the strategy takes a notably different approach than what the broadcaster implemented for last November’s men’s FIFA World Cup.
June 30, 2023
Visa will award grant funding to women-owned small businesses during the Women's World Cup
Visa will award grant funding to women-owned small businesses during the Women's World Cup
Yesterday, Visa announced that it will award $500K in grant funding to women-owned small businesses during next month’s WWC as part of its Behind Every Number, There's A Story campaign.
June 28, 2023
NWSL's Mana Shim returns to the league on a short-term contract
NWSL's Mana Shim returns to the league on a short-term contract
NWSL changemaker Mana Shim returned to the league yesterday, signing a short-term contract with NJ/NY Gotham FC and making her first roster appearance since 2018 in yesterday’s 2–1 win over the Chicago Red Stars.
June 26, 2023
FIFA’s attempt to maximize the 2023 WWC’s financial potential
FIFA’s attempt to maximize the 2023 WWC’s financial potential
This year’s FIFA Women’s World Cup (WWC) promises to be the biggest edition of the tournament yet, thanks in large part to the quadrennial soccer showcase’s major business transformations.
June 24, 2023
FIFA and European broadcasters reach agreement to air Women's World Cup
FIFA and European broadcasters reach agreement to air Women's World Cup
World soccer’s governing body struck a deal with the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) on Wednesday, ensuring fans in Western Europe can watch next month’s Women’s World Cup (WWC) and ending talk of a regional blackout.
June 16, 2023
Fox has sold 90% of ad inventory for upcoming FIFA Women's World Cup
Fox has sold 90% of ad inventory for upcoming FIFA Women's World Cup
Fox announced Monday that it has sold 90% of ad inventory for the Australia and New Zealand–hosted event and is on pace to beat the 2019 WWC’s sales.
June 14, 2023