Tag Archive | Women’s Sports

NWHL Announces Sale of the Boston Pride

In a significant milestone for the NWHL and professional women’s hockey in North America, the league announced today that the Boston Pride hockey club has been purchased by a team of investors led by Cannon Capital managing partner Miles Arnone. “My investors and I believe in the NWHL, and we are honored to take on […]

Sky Blue FC Moves Sept. 29 Home Finale to Red Bull Arena Due to Increased Ticket Demand

Sky Blue FC, New Jersey’s professional women’s soccer team, announced today that the club’s September 29th match against Orlando Pride will be moved from Rutgers’ Yurcak Field to Red Bull Arena in Harrison, New Jersey. The match, originally scheduled for 1 p.m. ET, will now kickoff at 11 a.m. ET to accommodate New York Red Bulls […]

Minnestoa’s Napheesa Collier 2019 WNBA Rookie of the Year

Minnesota Lynx forward Napheesa Collier has been named the 2019 WNBA Rookie of the Year, the WNBA announced today.  She is the first Lynx player to earn the honor since Maya Moore in 2011.   Collier received 29 votes from a national panel of 43 sportswriters and broadcasters.  Dallas Wings guard Arike Ogunbowale received the […]

Sky Blue FC Fall 3-0 to Chicago Red Stars

Sky Blue FC (4-13-4, 16 points) fell 3-0 to the Chicago Red Stars at Yurcak Field in a Sunday evening matchup. Chicago’s Morgan Brian, Sam Kerr, and Yuki Nagasato each had a goal. The match started out slow with possession going back and forth between the sides. Sky Blue’s first chance on goal came in […]

Los Angeles’ Nneka Ogwumike has been named the recipient of the 2019 Kim Perrot Sportsmanship Award

Los Angeles Sparks forward Nneka Ogwumike has been named the recipient of the 2019 Kim Perrot Sportsmanship Award, the WNBA announced today.   The Kim Perrot Sportsmanship Award is presented each season to a player who exemplifies the ideals of sportsmanship on the court, including ethical behavior, fair play and integrity.  The award is named […]

Las Vegas’ Dearica Hamby Named 2019 WNBA Sixth Woman of the Year

Las Vegas Aces forward Dearica Hamby has been named the 2019 WNBA Sixth Woman of the Year, the WNBA announced today.  The five-year veteran has earned the award as the league’s top reserve for the first time.   Hamby will receive her award today before the Aces host the Chicago Sky in the second round […]

Chicago’s James Wade Named 2019 WNBA Coach of the Year

Chicago Sky head coach James Wade has been named the 2019 WNBA Coach of the Year, the WNBA announced today.  Wade becomes the first Chicago coach to earn the honor in the franchise’s 14-year history.   Wade received 27 votes from a national panel of 43 sportswriters and broadcasters.  Mike Thibault of the Washington Mystics […]