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Colie Edison Named WNBA Chief Growth Officer

The WNBA has announced that Colie Edison will join the league as the first chief growth officer, effective January 31, 2022. Edison will lead the development and execution of strategic growth initiatives as the league enters its 26th season. She will be based in the league’s New York office and report to WNBA Commissioner Cathy […]

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Randy Oostra, ProMedica's President & CEO, explains why his company became the presenting partner of the U.S. Women's Open during a media event on Friday at The Glasshouse in New York City. (USGA/Jason E. Miczek)

U.S. Women’s Open Adds Presenting Sponsor, Five Future Host Sites

The United States Golf Association revealed five future U.S. Women’s Open host sites on Friday and also announced that it has agreed to a long-term partnership with ProMedica that includes presenting partner rights for the U.S. Women’s Open, notably elevating the championship through a $10 million purse, nearly double what it had previously been. The […]

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USC running back Vavae Malepeai runs into the end zone for a touchdown against UCLA during the second half of a college football game on November 23, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Sports and COVID-19: The Impact on the Sports-Event Industry

The coronavirus outbreak has forced difficult decisions for the sports-event industry. Nearly every major sporting event has been canceled, moved or postponed. Here is a look at where things stand. Click here for the latest on COVID-19’s Effect on the Sports-Event Industry.   OLYMPICS: IOC Confirms Beijing Games Will Not Be Postponed Posted: Thursday, January […]

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U.S. defender Becky Sauerbrunn (4), forward Lynn Williams (13) and teammates acknowledge fans after a 3-1 win over Japan in a SheBelieves Cup match on March 11, 2020, in Frisco, Texas. (AP Photo/Jeffrey McWhorter)

Seventh Annual SheBelieves Cup Heading to California, Texas

U.S. Soccer’s seventh annual SheBelieves Cup will see the women’s national team playing games against the Czech Republic, Iceland and New Zealand in a four-team tournament that will start in Carson, California and conclude in Frisco, Texas. The event will start February 17 at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson with Iceland playing New Zealand […]

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NCAA Expands Field for Women’s Ice Hockey, Beach Volleyball Tournaments

The NCAA beach volleyball and women’s ice hockey brackets will be expanded starting with this season’s championship events. The Division I Council on Wednesday approved the recommendations from the Division I Competition Oversight Committee to increase the beach volleyball tourmament field to 16 teams and women’s ice hockey tournament to 11 teams. Both brackets had […]

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OL Reign Returns Home to Seattle

OL Reign will relocate from Tacoma to Seattle and Lumen Field, home of the Seattle Seahawks and Seattle Sounders, starting with the 2022 National Women’s Soccer League season. OL Reign will make the move to Lumen Field from its current home at Cheney Stadium in Tacoma, where the team moved in 2019. At the time, […]

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Chicago Sky forward Candace Parker is pressured by Phoenix Mercury guard Diana Taurasi, left, during the first half of Game 1 of the WNBA Finals on October 10, 2021, in Phoenix.(AP Photo/Ralph Freso)

2022 WNBA Regular Season Features Record 36 Games Per Team

The defending champion Chicago Sky will open the 2022 WNBA season with star Candace Parker facing her former team, the Los Angeles Sparks, highlighting the start of the biggest season in league history. The 26th season starts May 6 with all 12 teams in action over the opening weekend to start a season in which […]

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NCAA Unveils 2023 Women’s Final Four Logo for Dallas

The 2023 NCAA Women’s Final Four logo has been unveiled highlighting many of the iconic features of the host city, Dallas. Dallas will play host in 2023 to all three NCAA women’s basketball national championships during a 48-hour span at the American Airlines Center in downtown. The NCAA will also be celebrating the 50th anniversary […]

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LPGA Tour 2022 Schedule Increases Emphasis in California, Florida

Southern California and Florida will each have five LPGA Tour events in 2022 as the tour released its 34-tournament calendar with stops also taking place throughout every region of the United States. The 2022 season will open with three weeks in Florida, leading with the Hilton Grand Vacations Tournament of Champions at Lake Nona Golf […]

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Expansion of NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament to 68 Teams Approved

The field for the 2022 NCAA Women’s Division I Basketball Tournament will expand to 68 teams from 64 after a proposal was approved Wednesday by the Division I Council. The approval follows a recommendation from the much-discussed external gender equity review of NCAA championships that examined historical inequities in college basketball after the publicized issues […]

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