Who Can Upset UCONN and What Will it Take?

Who Can Upset UCONN and What Will it Take?

This year was supposed to be the “rebuilding year” for Geno Auriemma’s team, but wins over 9 top 25 teams rebuked that notion.  They have been the best college team in the country this year, but with close games against good competition and the recent scare against Tulane, we can’t just give UCONN the trophy […]

WCW: Phylicia George

WCW: Phylicia George

This morning I found myself in the midst of a debate about late bloomers.  The question at hand: Is it possible to get a scholarship to a NCAA Division I school and not have received any major accolades for your athletic prowess in high school?  Of course, being the fan of underdogs that I am, […]

LET’S NOT TALK ABOUT RIMS

LET’S NOT TALK ABOUT RIMS

Last week, in the midst of talks about equal pay and how good women’s basketball is getting, there was also talk about basketball rims.  Yup, basketball rims; you know, the usually orange, shiny things that basketballs are shot through.  Chicago Sky star, Elena Delle Donne, reignited a conversation that originally began in 2012 with University […]

WE LOVE THE MADNESS

WE LOVE THE MADNESS

It’s rare that fans of women’s college basketball get to experience the madness of tournament time like those who watch the men’s tournament.  Usually, in the NCAA women’s tournament, the higher seed wins; there aren’t too many shocking upsets.  Well this year, the women have started to make up for lost time.  The upsets have […]

Bad for Rousey, Good for Business: Why Holm’s Victory is Good for Women’s MMA

By now I’m sure you’ve seen it; the kick heard round the world.  In less than two rounds Holly Holm executed the roundhouse kick that shattered Ronda Rousey’s jaw and her unblemished record.  It was shocking and unbelievable to watch how Holm’s speed, precision and power took out the face of women’s MMA and the […]

No Draft Dodging to See Here

Did ya know, did ya know that the first round of WNBA draft was yesterday? Indeed it was. Here is the first crop of the WNBA 2015 Rookies: 1) Seattle: Jewell Loyd, Notre Dame2) Tulsa: Amanda Zahui B., Minnesota 3) Seattle: Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis, Connecticut 4) Connecticut: Elizabeth Williams, Duke5) Chicago: Cheyenne Parker, Middle Tennessee State […]

YOU MISSED WHAT?!

You missed what is back to let you know what you missed in women’s sports over the weekend.  23-year-old Cheyenne Woods, Tiger Woods’ niece, claimed her first major professional tour title with her win at the Australian Ladies Masters.  Guess it runs in the family. Louisville tried to beat UConn.  They couldn’t.  Their efforts earned […]

YOU MISSED WHAT?!

Here’s what you missed this past weekend…Shame on you.  They served em up at the Australian Open. Venus lost. *Sheds a tear for the Big Homie* Ashley Wagner made the Olympic team, despite finishing 4th at Nationals.  Drama on ice.    Coach Mike Strong of the University of Scranton became the first NCAA Division-III coach […]

YOU MISSED WHAT?!

It’s Monday Jan 6, 2014, and here’s what you missed over the weekend… Tennis.  Serena won the title in the Brisbane International.  Li Na won the Shenzhen Open.  Ana Ivanovic won the ASB Classic. Chiney Ogwumike became the Pac-12 all-time leading rebounder in Stanford’s win over Oregon.  Ogwumike has 1,271 rebounds.  She. Gets. Boards.   […]

You Missed What?!

If you were under a rock, or didn’t have a TV or the internet, here’s a little of what you missed this weekend in women’s sports… Rousey beat Tate…again.  While Tate did make it to three rounds this time, Rousey brought her under submission with her signature arm bar, solidifying Rousey’s spot at the top […]