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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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Athletes Unlimited Bringing AUX Softball to San Diego

Athletes Unlimited will host a two-week, standalone softball tournament at San Diego State University along with its regularly scheduled regular season later this fall in Chicago. The new two-week AUX Softball competition will take place in Southern California starting June 13. Coinciding with the 50th anniversary of Title IX and created to provide more compensation […]

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World Lacrosse Names Christy Cahill as Chief Brand and Communications Officer

World Lacrosse has hired Christy Cahill as its chief brand & communications officer, playing a leading role in the sport’s campaign for inclusion on the Olympic Program starting with the 2028 Los Angeles Games. ​In her new role, Cahill will be charged with driving awareness and interest in the sport of lacrosse around the world […]

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Athletes Unlimited Volleyball 2022 Season Going to Dallas

Athletes Unlimited will hold its second women’s volleyball season starting March 16 at the Fair Park Coliseum in Dallas with fans in attendance for the first time after the inaugural season was held without fans because of the pandemic. The season will run for five weeks through April 16. In addition, the first 24 players […]

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Athletes Unlimited Starting Women’s Basketball League

Athletes Unlimited today announced the launch of a new professional women’s basketball league, set to debut in January 2022. Basketball will be the fourth Athletes Unlimited league, joining a growing community that includes softball, volleyball and lacrosse, each led by world-class pro athletes. The league also announced its first three players: Washington Mystics standout Natasha […]

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United States' A'Ja Wilson, center, grabs a rebound between Nigeria's Adaora Elonu, left, and Atonye Nyingifa during women's basketball preliminary round play at the 2020 Olympic Summer Games on Tuesday, July 27, 2021, in Saitama, Japan. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

At the 2020 Olympic Summer Games, Women Rule

If you asked 100 people interested in this year’s Olympic Summer Games in Tokyo which athlete they want to see the most, it’s a safe bet the first name mentioned would be Simone Biles. Several may say Katie Ledecky. Others would say Allyson Felix, A’ja Wilson or Alex Morgan. As the 50th anniversary of Title […]

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