College Athletics

brandi chastain

Brandi Chastain Talks Women’s World Cup, College Cup & More

Every young girl wants someone to believe in her and give her a chance, especially in sports. And sometimes when girls have that opportunity, they leave the entire nation on their feet applauding. Brandi Chastain and her teammates severely altered women’s sports and its impact on the world at the 1999 Women’s World Cup. Now, Chastain is thriving …

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jennie finch

Jennie Finch Talks Softball, Women’s Sports & Capital One Cup

University of Florida gymnasts Mackenzie Caquatto and Alaina Johnson and softball pitcher Hannah Rogers accepted the Capital One Cup Trophy on behalf of the entire Gator women’s athletics program on Wednesday night at the ESPY Awards. The Cup was presented by Gator great and five-time U.S. Olympian Dara Torres. Earlier in the day we caught …

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Shelby Osborne

Shelby Osborne (@cornerbackprincess) first female defensive back to play college football

Have you ever been on the sidelines of a game and felt like you could play better than the athletes on the field? Shelby Osborne felt that way after attending a lopsided high school football game. The 5’6″ 140-pound high school senior from Jeffersonville, Indiana approached her team’s coach who told her if she performed well she could …

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Oregon State Women's Basketball

Buffet’s Billion Dollar Challenge Excludes Women’s Bracket

Over the weekend the NCAA Tournament men’s brackets were finalized, which means the Quicken Loans Billion Dollar Bracket Challenge has opened. Backed by Warren Buffett, the challenge will pay anyone who can pick a perfect bracket a billion dollars. That is not a typo. It is a billion with a B, nine zeroes. The women’s bracket, …

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[Video] Oklahoma Pitcher Keilani Ricketts Wins 2013 Honda Cup

Sooners softball fans were hardly surprised when Keilani Ricketts, who dominated collegiate softball all season, was named the 2013 Collegiate Woman Athlete of the Year and recipient of The Honda Cup. Ricketts, who has been called “her sport’s Babe Ruth,” was presented the prestigious award tonight in a live telecast from USC’s Galen Center Founders Club in …

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NCAA Rules: Summer & Vacation Jobs

If you’re a high school or college student who competes athletically, and you plan on getting a summer job, be sure you know the NCAA Regulations regarding prospective student-athlete employment. Listed below is some important information that all current and prospective student-athletes, alumni, athletics representatives, and fans should be aware of. For example, if you …

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Minnesota Finishes Perfect Season; Repeats as NCAA Women’s Hockey Champ

The Gophers women’s hockey team’ finished a perfect 41-0 season, extended their winning streak to 49 games, and defended their 2011-12 Frozen Four championship. With the Gophers looking to complete an undefeated season with the NCAA championship, a sellout crowd at Ridder Arena in Minneapolis watched Patty Kazmaier Award winner Amanda Kessel tally two goals and …

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The Challenge of Competing Against Your Friends

Published by the Game On! Sports Girls Talk Blog (www.gameonsportscamp.com/blog) One of the advantages of participating in sports is playing on and bonding with teams throughout the years. Taking this benefit even a step further, you tend to play against the same local or regional teams from year to year. So you start recognizing the …

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