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Athletes Unlimited Softball League

Athletes Unlimited Softball League to Launch in 2025

Athletes Unlimited will start up the Athletes Unlimited Softball League with a scheduled launch in 2025 featuring four teams playing a 30-game season. The new league will complement the existing AU Pro Softball Championship season. The announcement was made on Tuesday ahead of the day’s action at the NCAA Women’s College World Series in Oklahoma […]

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APTOPIX Tokyo Olympics Volleyball
Players from the United States react after defeating Brazil to win the gold medal in women's volleyball at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. USA Volleyball won gold medals at the Games in indoor volleyball, beach volleyball and para volleyball. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

Volleyball’s Popularity Continues to Rise

The growing momentum around women’s sports as a whole is exemplified within volleyball. Who can forget the scene in September, when 92,003 people packed Memorial Stadium to watch Nebraska volleyball sweep in-state rival Omaha? Or the gigantic numbers of those waiting outside Amalie Arena in Tampa Bay ahead of the NCAA championship between the Cornhuskers […]

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Athletes Unlimited’s AUX Softball Heads to Wichita

Athletes Unlimited will bring its AUX Softball competition to Wichita, Kansas, for the first time in the summer of 2024 to start what the league calls a multi-year agreement. “Bringing the premier women’s professional softball league to Wichita is an exciting win,” said Josh Howell, vice president of sports development at Visit Wichita. “We are […]

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Eight Lacrosse Organizations Form Elevate28

Eight leading lacrosse organizations in the United States have combined to form ELEVATE28 ahead of the 2028 Olympic Summer Games with the goal of doubling the country’s participation in the sport to four million annual players by the end of the decade. Athletes Unlimited, the Intercollegiate Men’s Lacrosse Coaches Association, Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association, […]

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Athletes Unlimited Lacrosse Returning to Baltimore for Third Season

Athletes Unlimited announced it will return to USA Lacrosse headquarters in Baltimore to play the third season of its women’s professional lacrosse league from July 20 through August 13. The 2023 lineup of players includes more than a dozen players who have won world championships for the U.S. women’s national team. “Season three of Athletes […]

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Athletes Unlimited Softball Events Heading to Rosemont, Illinois

The Chicago area will host two major softball tournaments this summer at The Stadium at Parkway Bank Sports Complex in Rosemont, Illinois. The second edition of AUX Softball (June 9–25) as well as the fourth Athletes Unlimited Softball Championship season (July 28–August 27) are both set to take place in Rosemont. AUX Softball, a two-week […]

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Triple Crown Sports, Athletes Unlimited Create Partnership

Triple Crown Sports and Athletes Unlimited have announced a partnership for 2023 that will combine the strengths of both organizations through cross-promotion and overall marketing support throughout the upcoming year. Triple Crown Sports — based in Fort Collins, Colorado — produces more than 150 events in the youth and college arenas, with particular emphasis in […]

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Athletes Unlimited Volleyball Expands With ESPN Deal, Spring Tour

Athletes Unlimited Volleyball is expanding in 2023 with a new media rights agreement with ESPN for its third championship season in the fall along with a new exhibition in the spring that will feature a team of AU athletes traveling across the U.S. to play a series of exhibition matches against top college programs. “Volleyball […]

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Athletes Unlimited Basketball Heads to Dallas for 2023 Season

The second season of Athletes Unlimited Basketball will take place from February 22 to March 26, 2023, with games at Fair Park Coliseum in Dallas. “We are excited to have Athletes Unlimited bring its thrilling brand of women’s pro basketball to our incredible fans in Dallas,” said Monica Paul, executive director of the Dallas Sports […]

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USA Lacrosse to Host Athletes Unlimited Season

USA Lacrosse will host the second season of Athletes Unlimited lacrosse, starting July 21 in Baltimore with all games broadcast on ESPN platforms. More than three dozen athletes have signed on to compete, including 11 players who will play in the World Lacrosse Women’s Championship in Towson, Maryland, before the AU season. In addition to […]

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