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  1. Monica Abbott, Cat Osterman Rivalry Sparks National Pro Fastpitch...

    Graham Hays

    The USSSA Pride's Cat Osterman and the Chicago Bandits' Monica Abbott lead the two favorites into this week's NPF playoffs, but we may never see a pitching rivalry like theirs again.

    Story | Conversation | August 19, 2014
  2. espnW -- Five questions for National Pro Fastpitch playoffs

    Graham Hays

    Monica Abbott or Cat Osterman? There's no denying that both aces are two of the best in the game, but is either the most dominant player in the NPF? Get answers to that and everything else you need to know about the playoffs.

    Story | Conversation | August 21, 2013
  3. espnW -- Monica Abbott, Kazuki Watanabe speak same language

    Graham Hays

    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.

    Story | Conversation | July 02, 2013
  4. National Pro Fastpitch playoffs -- Chicago Bandits top Pride, one...

    Graham Hays

    Monica Abbott was her usual brilliant self in the pitcher's circle for Chicago on Saturday. But it was the Bandits' catcher, Shannon Doepking, who was the star in the opener of the NPF championship series.

    Story | Conversation | August 25, 2012
  5. espnW -- National Pro Fastpitch is playing for keeps

    Graham Hays

    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.

    Story | Conversation | August 22, 2012
  6. Erin Gabriel retraces steps to South Africa

    Andrew Linnehan

    Erin Gabriel is from Poland. No, not that Poland. Poland, Ohio. A town that boasts 3,000 people in one square mile of land. So you'll have to forgive Gabriel if she wants to frame her passport, a document she didn't need until USA Softball invited he...

    Blog | December 23, 2011
  7. NPF playoffs -- Bandits steal late win from Pride

    Graham Hays

    Pride pitcher Cat Osterman left with an injury in the fifth inning, while Bandits ace Monica Abbott kept her cool en route to an extra-inning victory in Game 1.

    Story | Conversation | August 21, 2011
  8. NPF playoffs -- Keeping their cool, Goler and Abbott carry Bandit...

    Graham Hays

    Now that she's learned to ignore bad breaks, Bandits pitcher Monica Abbott is even tougher to hit.

    Story | Conversation | August 19, 2011
  9. No doubt, USSSA Pride are the team to beat -- NPF playoffs

    Patricia Lee

    The USSSA Pride look ready to dominate the National Pro Fastpitch playoffs, but as 2010 showed, being the favorite doesn't guarantee a title.

    Story | Conversation | August 18, 2011
  10. Jessica Mendoza, others opt to go pro instead of play for U.S. na...

    Two-time Olympic medalist Jessica Mendoza and several teammates will not play for the U.S. national softball team this year, opting to play professionally in hopes of growing the sport.

    Story | Conversation | January 12, 2011
  11. United States dominates rival Japan at softball World Cup

    Jessica Mendoza doubled twice and drove in four runs, Monica Abbott threw a one-hitter and the U.S. beat rival Japan 8-0 Saturday night at the World Cup of Softball.

    Story | Conversation | July 24, 2010
  12. NCAA softball tournament: Tennessee Lady Volunteers playing for t...

    Graham Hays

    Tennessee was thought to be a year or two away. Its performance in this season's WCWS is showing the future is now.

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2010
  13. U.S. finishes job, beats Australia to snag Softball World Cup tit...

    Lauren Lappin homered to start a three-run rally in the third inning, and the United States beat Australia 3-1 Monday night in the World Cup of Softball championship game.

    Story | Conversation | July 20, 2009
  14. Abbott's 5 perfect innings help U.S. blank Dutch; streak at 20

    Monica Abbott pitched five perfect innings, Crystl Bustos, Jessica Mendoza and Tairia Flowers homered and the U.S. Olympic softball team extended its winning streak to 20 with an 8-0 win over the Netherlands.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | August 17, 2008
  15. Abbott's 5 perfect innings help U.S. blank Netherlands; streak at...

    Monica Abbott pitched five perfect innings, Crystl Bustos, Jessica Mendoza and Tairia Flowers homered and the U.S. Olympic softball team extended its winning streak to 20 with an 8-0 win over the Netherlands.

    Story | Conversation | August 17, 2008
  16. Finch, Abbott toss 5 no-hit innings as U.S. stomps Venezuela

    The U.S. softball team picked up where it left off four years ago as the Americans hit three home runs to rock Olympic newcomer Venezuela 11-0 in its tournament opener Tuesday.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | August 11, 2008