NIL: Queens of basketball
NIL: Queens of basketball
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Once again, women’s basketball (WBB) is taking the NIL cake. Women earned six of the top 10 spots on ESPN’s most marketable college hoopers list yesterday, with the rankings based on social media following, brand and market affiliations and on-court ability.
August 26, 2022
Women’s soccer: Our favorite’s gouda
Women’s soccer: Our favorite’s gouda
Though it’s still welcome week on most campuses, women’s soccer is already kicking gr(ass). The gals have been on the pitch for a full week, with upsets and rankings changes to boot. Let’s dig into who’s scored and who’s already sailed over the crossbar.
August 26, 2022
Football: Week 0 appetizers
Football: Week 0 appetizers
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It may feel like its been 84 years, but college football finally returns tomorrow, with Week 0 serving up an amuse-bouche for the 2022–23 season. We’re only 14 weeks away from conference titles, bowl games and playoffs, so let’s get into everything on the Division I (DI) gridiron.
August 26, 2022
Golf: Spilling the tee
Golf: Spilling the tee
While the season-culminating PGA Tour Championship teed off yesterday, the golf world remains at war as the PGA vs. Saudi Arabian–backed LIV Golf feud continues to ramp up off the links.
August 26, 2022
Softball’s GOAT coach hangs up her cleats
Softball’s GOAT coach hangs up her cleats
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Michigan softball head coach Carol Hutchins is calling game. The NCAA’s winningest coach announced her retirement on Wednesday, leaving the field with a record of 1,707 wins, 555 losses and five ties.
August 26, 2022
NWSL: An assist from an ally
NWSL: An assist from an ally
This year’s NWSL Championship is heading to primetime thanks to a little help from a friend. The league announced yesterday that CBS will air the October 29th final from Washington, D.C.’s, Audi Field at the coveted 8 p.m. ET time slot after NWSL sponsor Ally Financial increased their media spend with the network. Allyship at its finest.
August 24, 2022
NWSL: New soccer city alert
NWSL: New soccer city alert
The NWSL expansion race never ends. Per a report yesterday, a prospective ownership group targeting Cleveland is lining up site visits with league officials and has already had meetings with higher-ups at MLS and the USL, a lower division women's and men’s soccer organization in North America. C-town came to play.
August 24, 2022
WNBA playoffs: It all comes down to this
WNBA playoffs: It all comes down to this
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Another ticket, punched. The No. 2 Chicago Sky are through to the semis after last night’s thrilling victory and will face the winner of tonight’s do-or-die matchup between the No. 3 Connecticut Sun and No. 6 Dallas Wings. Yeehaw!
August 24, 2022
NBA: No sleep till Brooklyn
NBA: No sleep till Brooklyn
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Just like your friend getting back together with their ex, the Brooklyn Nets announced yesterday that Kevin Durant (KD) will stay with the team, ending a summer of rumors sparked by the superstar’s request for a trade. Talk about a pump fake.
August 24, 2022