Posts tagged "NCAA"

2020 Olympics: Softball and Baseball, After All?

2020 Olympics: Softball and Baseball, After All?
“Including softball in the Olympic Games will help to inspire millions of girls to use the Games and the Olympic values of friendship, respect and excellence to strive for their best on and off the field. This will be good for girls, and good for society and it will make the Olympic Movement more relevant to... Read more »

The Last Waltz in the Big Dance is a Big East Showdown

The Last Waltz in the Big Dance is a Big East Showdown
2013 Women’s NCAA Title Game: LOUISVILLE (29-8) vs. CONNECTICUT (34-4) 7:30 pm, ESPN Tonight’s game  at the New Orleans Arena in New Orleans, is hosted by the University of New Orleans. It starts at 7:30 pm on ESPN.  The Big Boy Network. Not ESPN3, or even ESPNU. ESPN. This game is historical even before the Louisville Cardinals and UConn... Read more »

Coach Carmody: In or Out At Northwestern?

Coach Carmody: In or Out At Northwestern?
A school record four consecutive postseason appearances in the NIT.  189 victories in 13 years, or 14.50 per season, the second-most in school history. Two All-Big 10 players in John Shurna and Drew Crawford. Sounds okay for a Big 10 coach, maybe? Especially at a school more revered for academics than athletics for more decades than the coach has been... Read more »
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'Perfect' Northwestern Hosts Indiana Saturday

'Perfect' Northwestern Hosts Indiana Saturday
As I reported on InternetFM and WRLR 98.3 FM earlier this week, Northwestern Football Coach Pat Fitzgerald is cautiously optimistic as his Wildcats completed the nonconference portion of their schedule a perfect 4-0, including a 38-7 win over the MAC conference’ South Dakota Coyotes on Saturday. Northwestern takes its undefeated record into Big Ten on Saturday,... Read more »

Toyota Park Hosts Free Soccer Weekend as Red Stars Seek First US National Cup

Toyota Park Hosts Free Soccer Weekend as Red Stars Seek First US National Cup
Just ahead of the opening games at the London Olympics, where the US National Women’s soccer team are gearing up to take take on the world, there’s some hopefuls vying for a National Championship right here, Chicago Red Stars and former WPS stars Lori Chalupny, Amanda Cinalli, Juliana Sitch, and  DePaul’s own Erin Pekovich and Elise Weber... Read more »

On the Weekend Sports Report this week….with Steve at the Big House (in Michigan, not Joliet, kids) Packer Dave in Tornto, and Les and Alison in studio, we talk FOOTBALL….especially with Les being 10-0 in the first week’s NFL picks. I was close (tied with Packer Dave) at 9-1. We squeeze in our picks for... Read more »
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Should the Women's Final Four be called the "Forgotten Four?"

“Today, there is more talent, skill and athleticism in women’s college basketball than at any other time in the history of the game. To do nothing is to guarantee that these fine athletes who are so deserving of widespread national attention will never get it.” Christine Brennan, “Pssst, there’s a women’s tournament, too”  USA Today,... Read more »