Some of the top female squash players in the world have gathered at Havard University for the Women’s World Junior Squash Championship. The tournament was originally scheduled to be held in Cairo, but was moved due to the political unrest in Egypt. As Only A Game’s Doug Tribou reports losing home court advantage hasn’t affected the Egyptian players one bit.
More than 50 years after the All American Girls Professional Baseball League entertained crowds during World War II, women and girls are still struggling to find their place in the sport. Bill Littlefield meets with a group who’s making sure the younger generation gets a chance at bat in our national pastime.
Bill Littlefield talks about the Women’s World Cup final that is to be played in Germany on Sunday.
Bill Littlefield offers a playful update on the Women’s World Cup.
It’s a sad week for the sports world, as baseball manager Dick Williams, football man John Mackey and beloved writer George Kimball all passed away. Charlie Pierce shares his favorite memories of these men. Plus, Charlie and Bill Littlefield discuss the Roger Clemens trial jury selection and predictions for the ongoing women’s World Cup.
Bill Littlefield talks about the Women’s World Cup final that is to be played on Sunday in Germany.
ESPN’s Roger Bennett joins Bill Littlefield to discuss his expectations for the upcoming Women’s World Cup. Bennett has high hopes for the United States, as he praises the American team’s “mix of experience and youth.” The German women have taken the last two Cups and will be playing on their home turf, so Bennett likes their chances to repeat. Bill also asks Bennett for his predictions for Saturday’s Gold Cup between the United States and Mexico.
After four years of anticipation, the Women’s World Cup is back. Female soccer players from all over the globe will be competing, as host Germany attempts to retain its championship status. Bill Littlefield writes about the importance of the upcoming tournament and wonders why the promise of the 1999 Women’s World Cup has not yet been fulfilled.
Amherst College swimmer Kendra Stern’s time in the 200-yard freestyle at last year’s NCAA Championships was good enough for 8th place in Division I and All-American status. The only problem is she did it at the Division III championships. Only A Game’s Doug Tribou reports.
You won’t get many chances to see world-class athletes peform for $5 with 50 or 60 other spectators. But the Canadian Women’s Hockey League offers fans that opportunity as the not-for-profit league tries to find its footing and expand in both Canada and the U.S. Listen to Bill Littlefield’s report on the CWHL this week on Only A Game and check out his photos from a game between the Boston Blades and Burlington Barracudas in Cambridge, Massachusetts.