Emily Infeld: Running for Her Life

If you are a woman, you may have been followed while jogging or, if not, you likely know someone who has.  This experience is often unsettling and can make someone question the safety of their usual running route.  Among friends the typical advice is to “turn up a side street” or “carry mace.”  While this... Continue Reading →

Yet Another Russian Doping Scandal

With the Paris 2024 Summer Olympics less than a year away, athletes and fans are already preparing.  Yet, the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics continue to be a subject of public attention and controversy as the doping case for Russian figure skater, Kamila Valieva (17), endures. At the Beijing 2022 Olympics, Valieva was found to have... Continue Reading →

Have Women’s Sports Arrived in the Mainstream?

Those at all levels of women’s sports face a constant battle to receive the same treatment and exposure that is afforded to their counterparts in men’s sports. Several recent developments in women’s sports are evidence that the gap between the two is closing, and the arrival of women’s sports to the mainstream may be imminent.... Continue Reading →

Next Stop For USWNT: HBO

(Image via Turner Sports) U.S. Soccer and Warner Bros. Discovery (Turner Sports) agreed to an eight-year media rights deal in March 2022, with hopes of growing the American game, specifically, the women’s game. This Tuesday, January 17th, HBO Max will become the latest streaming service to enter the live sports arena, when it broadcasts the... Continue Reading →

Double the Funds, Double the Fun for PHF

(Image via Premier Hockey Federation) The battle for a stable women’s pro hockey league in North America just got a bit easier. Last month, the Premier Hockey Federation (PHF) announced that its salary cap will double from $750,000 to $1.5 million, beginning with the 2023-24 season. This is the third straight season in which the... Continue Reading →

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