Category: NPF

Chicago Bandits Announce Partnership with WCGO-AM 1590

Chicago Bandits Announce Partnership with WCGO-AM 1590
For the first time since the mid-2000’s, a women’s sports team will be heard over Chicago’s airwaves, as the Chicago Bandits announced they will partner with 1590 WCGO Chicago for the upcoming season. Based in Evanston, 1590 WCGO will broadcast all Chicago Bandits games, home and away, during the 2016 campaign. The 2015 NPF Champion... Read more »

On Thanksgiving...Four Things I'm Grateful for in Women's Sports

On Thanksgiving...Four Things I'm Grateful for in Women's Sports
Happy Thanksgiving, my Token Female friends! I usually grouse on these pages 364 days of the year about the lack of coverage of women’s sports…the lack of inclusion for women radio sports anchors…the general state of women and equality in America.  And in 2015, I found just a few reasons to be grateful: 1)  U.S.... Read more »

Softball & Baseball Make IOC's Short List for 2020 Olympics

Softball & Baseball Make IOC's Short List for 2020 Olympics
jfinch27Happy #OlympicDay Ya’ll! Hoping & praying the Olympic Dream will come back for softball players all over the world! So thankful for my Olympic Dream becoming a reality, competing in two #Olympics with these incredible women! @usasoftball @Olympics#DreamBelieve Jenny Finch on Twitter, June 23, 2015 For more than three years, softball legend Jennie Finch has led a worldwide campaign to reinstate... Read more »
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Chicago Bandits' "Battle of the Sexes" comes to Crestwood

Chicago Bandits' "Battle of the Sexes" comes to Crestwood
From our friends at the Chicago Bandits:   The Chicago Bandits and the Windy City Thunderbolts of the Frontier League are proud to announce the second annual “Battle of the Sexes” fastpitch softball game at Standard Bank Stadium (14011 Kenton Ave.) in Crestwood, Ill. on Monday, June 15 at 7:05 p.m. Gates will open at... Read more »

Open tryouts for the Chicago Bandits set for May 24th

Open tryouts for the Chicago Bandits set for May 24th
Ever dream of playing softball professionally? The Chicago Bandits have teamed up with the Pennsylvania Rebellion and will co-host their annual open tryouts for 2015 on Sunday, May 24th, starting at 9 a.m. at the Ballpark at Rosemont. Members of the Pennsylvania Rebellion coaching staff will also be on hand to participate in the 2015 tryouts. Tryouts will... Read more »

2020 Olympics: Softball and Baseball come closer to inclusion

2020 Olympics: Softball and Baseball come closer to inclusion
There’s more than a chance that a new ruling by the IOC will allow Olympic softball and baseball in Tokyo, Japan, who’s hosting the 2020 Olympics. I’ve been following the saga of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) reinstating softball and baseball to the Olympics for nearly four years now.  I’ve interviewed Jennie Finch on the... Read more »
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