The Mystics vs. Lynx ‘analytic’ scrimmage is a step in the right direction for the WNBA

On Tuesday, the Washington Mystics hosted the Minnesota Lynx at Verizon Center for a 20-minute analytic scrimmage, which is a step in the right direction for a league that hasn't embraced analytics enough. The WNBA is behind the curve compared to the NBA when it comes to analytics. So when Jorge … [Read more...]

Women’s World Cup 2015 Preview & Predictions: Group F

Louisa Necib leads an all-out attack into Canada. Can France win it all?

The final group features two top-10 nations, and two more in the top 30. It is spearheaded by one of the favorites, France. It is a quality grouping. There is little doubt the high-powered offense of France will get them through this group, but the other three teams will have to fight tooth and … [Read more...]

Women’s World Cup 2015 Preview & Predictions: Group E

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Group E is a well-rounded group that plays out perfectly to send a third nation through to the knockout rounds. The group features two top-15 ranked squads, and one more in the top 20. Brazil is clearly the big fish in this pond, but they will have some interesting match-ups throughout group … [Read more...]

Dedication of Samantha Rapoport demonstrates why female football matters

As female tackle football continues to grow in prominence, a key builder in this new chapter of sporting equality is Samantha Rapoport. Currently in her capacity as the Director of Football Development with USA Football, she oversees all USA Football / NFL Play 60 national youth engagement programs, … [Read more...]

Calgary Rage players show their proud support of photographer Candice Ward

Having worked with the Calgary Rage of the Western Women’s Canadian Football League (WWCFL) for the past three seasons, photographer Candice Ward has developed a remarkable and impressive portfolio. In addition to a stunning series of action shots that add a remarkable major league feeling to the … [Read more...]

Women’s World Cup 2015 Preview & Predictions: Group D

Alex Morgan is the new face of the USWNT. Can she bring back a third star?

The Group of Death. Group D. Three of FIFA's top 10 ranked nations grouped together. This is, by far, the deepest group in the field. It is led by the star-power of the United States, but are followed closely by Pia Sundhage's Swedish national team. Australia and Nigeria are not too far behind, … [Read more...]