Ice Hockey for Beginners

Maybe you’ve grown up watching ice hockey all of your life. Maybe all you know about the sport you learned from Charlie and the rest of the Ducks.      Either way, we’ve got you covered with this post!  As the NWHL starts its fifth season, we wanted to introduce newbies to some hockey terms/rules. ForContinue reading “Ice Hockey for Beginners”

Your Basic Soccer Lingo

The 2019 World Cup is happening. You’ve seen the hype. You’ve heard about some of the key players. But maybe you didn’t play soccer, and are a little fuzzy on some of the rules and terms you hear thrown around during any given match. Well don’t worry, this quick guide to basic soccer lingo will make sure you know what those commentators are talking about during this World Cup and beyond.

A League of Their Own: The Real Story Behind Women’s Baseball

Baseball, of course, is America’s favorite pastime. It’s also where women’s professional sports leagues began in the United States.

If you’ve seen the 1992 Hollywood hit “A League of Their Own,” you’ve gotten a good, albeit somewhat fictionalized, introduction to the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League, the first women’s professional sports league of its kind. Learn the real story behind the start of baseball as a professional women’s sport in the US.

Equal Play but Unequal Display: Why the CWHL Shutdown is Tragic and Unacceptable, Yet Unsurprising

I really thought we were past this point. I really hoped that enough people were investing in, watching and respecting women’s professional sports leagues now that these leagues would have enough support to expand, not fold. Unfortunately, this was not the case last weekend when the Canadian Women’s Hockey League (CWHL) announced that it will discontinue operations on May 1.