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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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“World Series of Women’s Softball” to Feature Nation’s Professional Women’s Softball Semi-Final & Championship Series

Rosemont, IL – In August, Rosemont will be bustling with the nation’s top professional women’s softball teams for the 2012 National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) Championship Series to be held August 23-26 at the Ballpark at Rosemont. Located at 27 Jennie Finch Way, The Ballpark at Rosemont is home to the NPF’s defending Cowles Cup Champion, …

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Game On! Sports Girl Talk Chats with Pro Pitcher & Olympian Monica Abbott

(2nd in the series) Game On! Sports Girl Talk had the honor of interviewing Chicago Bandit Monica Abbott. Before getting to the Q&A, here is brief look at Monica’s bio. Abbott spent her collegiate career at the University of Tennessee (2004-2007) where she set multiple career and NCAA records. She currently holds the NCAA single …

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Game On! Sports Girl Talk Interviews Pro Pitcher Meagan Denny-White

Game On! Sports Girl Talk had the privilege of interviewing Chicago Bandit Meagan Denny-White. Before getting to the Q&A, here is brief look at Meagan’s bio. Meagan Denny-White is in her first season with the Bandits. She attended the University of Texas from 2004-2008, where she pitched her way into the record books. Denny-White currently …

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Pitcher Jennie Finch announces retirement

National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) icon and Bandits’ pitcher Jennie Finch announced her retirement plans today, stating her professional and international softball career will end following the final Chicago Bandits home stand and NPF playoffs in August. “While it saddens me to see her hang up her cleats, I feel blessed to have shared a portion …

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NPF Championship Series opens today

Hey softball fans. Join the Regular Season Champions, the Chicago Bandits as they defend their 2008 NPF Championship Series title against the Akron Racers, Rockford Thunder and USSSA Pride at the NPF Championship Series…Firestone Stadium , Akron, Ohio, August 20-23, 2009. Here’s how the series will play out…. Thursday, August 20th Playoff Game #1 – 6:00 …

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Focus is on the future for National Pro Fastpitch

On the heels of last week’s announcement from the IOC regarding their recommendation to not include softball on the 2016 slate, the National Pro Fastpitch League suddenly becomes a more important focus for the fastpitch softball community. Fans, players, manufacturers, and media outlets are all asking the question “What will become of softball at the highest level?” …

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Pretty Tough Tuesday: Fastpitch 411

1. The NCAA Division 1 Regionals wrapped up on Sunday. Take a look at the brackets to see how your fave team is doing. 2. Recently, Jennie Finch has penned some emotional and amazing posts on her blog. Get to know Jennie here. 3. Softball is on ESPN during the month of May. Check out this week’s Super Regional …

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