The Baylor women’s basketball team is an overwhelming favorite to win this year’s NCAA tournament. The team with the first shot to topple the Bears are the U.C. Santa Barbara Gauchos. Bill speaks with coach Carlene Mitchell about her team’s chances against the Bears.
In the aftermath of the Super Bowl, it figures that lots of are still thinking about the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat. Bill Littlefield finds himself thinking about an athlete for whom the latter concept is apparently inconceivable.
The latest league to market women’s soccer is in trouble. Women’s Pro Soccer has suspended operations for 2012. Bill Littlefield talks with former WPS star Kristine Lilly about the news.
Earlier this week, Abby Wambach, star of the U.S. Women’s Soccer Team, was chosen as the Associate Press Female Athlete of the Year. Bill Littlefield wonders if her title should have been something a bit more grandiose.
If a championship game is a pressure cooker then the athletes at the Culinary Institute of America are perfectly prepared. Saturday the C.I.A. soccer team will play for their conference title. And that’s not the only CIA squad enjoying success in the school’s growing athletic department. Only A Game’s Doug Tribou cooked up this report.
The WNBA playoffs are underway, with the Minnesota Lynx facing up against the Phoenix Mercury in the Western Conference Final and the Indiana Fever playing the Atlanta Dream in the East. Clay Kallam of FullCourtPress.com joins Only a Game this week.
From the 1930s through her death in 1956, Babe Didrikson was a female sports pioneer. In his new book, ‘Wonder Girl,’ Don Van Natta Jr. explores the many complexities of a woman who, when it came to sports, really could do it all. Bill Littlefield speaks with Van Natta about his new book.
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.