Star-studded lineups and a not-quite-home-field advantage promise to make for a fascinating NWSL championship game Sunday between Seattle Reign FC and FC Kansas City. Graham Hays looks ahead with five questions.
Will Portland repeat as champion? How will the expansion Dash fare? What impact will Crystal Dunn have in Washington? There's a lot to ponder as the NWSL opens its second season.
We finally got see a lot of WNBA Rookie of the Year Elena Delle Donne this year, and she turned out to be as good as we'd imagined.
USA Softball has enough problems on its plate without creating more, but that's exactly what it did when trying to force its biggest star, Keilani Ricketts, into a long-term deal.
When it comes to success on the diamond, Monica Abbot and Kazuki Watanabe have no problem communicating, building their relationship in Japan's professional softball league.
Despite financial challenges, National Pro Fastpitch softball league is about to complete its ninth year, a testament to the dedication of its players and owners.
Lindsay Whalen is one of the oldest players making her Olympic debut; Maya Moore is the youngest. But together the two Minnesota Lynx teammates hope to bring home yet another title.
Louisville ranks second in the nation in attendance. Credit an open-minded AD, the right coach, a sparkling new arena and a player who captivated fans at the right time.
Notre Dame fought back to take UConn to overtime. Skylar Diggins scored 16 of her 22 in the second half and OT as the Irish won at home.
Courtney Moses is the latest in a line of small-town players to find a home at Purdue where she shares a sense of Indiana pride with teammates and fans.
The tiny school in Aberdeen, S.D., endures brutal winters, but residents flock to the gym on cold nights to rally around the team that leads Division II in attendance.
In a state divided between New York and Boston fans, the UConn coach is all theirs. And his program keeps them coming back.