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  1. How Softball Could Make Its Return At The 2020 Olympics

    Graham Hays

    The IOC's recent reforms have opened the door for softball and baseball to potentially rejoin the Olympic program in the 2020 Tokyo Games. USA Softball, currently operating on a very limited budget, is cautiously optimistic.

    Story | Conversation | December 09, 2014
  2. Texas High School Moves Up Graduation For Senior With Cancer

    D'Arcy Maine

    When Kilgore High School (Texas) senior softball player Lynzee Ford was told she had just months to live, she didn't waste any time feeling sorry for herself. Instead she put together a list of all things she wanted to do before an aggressive form of...

    Blog | October 23, 2014
  3. Cause of truck-bus crash that killed four softball players still ...

    Oklahoma investigators have not concluded whether a truck driver's inattention was the cause of a highway collision that killed four members of a Texas community college women's softball team.

    Story | Conversation | September 29, 2014
  4. North Central Texas College softball bus crashes in Oklahoma

    A tractor-trailer crossed a southern Oklahoma highway median and plowed into the side of a Texas college softball team's bus, killing four women on the team and injuring more than a dozen others, authorities said.

    Story | Conversation | September 26, 2014
  5. 4 Things You Might Have Missed This Weekend From The World Of Sof...

    Graham Hays

    From Cat Osterman's continued winning ways to Japan's defeat of the U.S. in international play, the softball world was in full swing.

    Story | Conversation | August 25, 2014
  6. Mo'ne Davis' Impact Reverberates Far Past Williamsport

    Melissa Isaacson

    Mo'ne Davis' teammates described her as "the mother" of the team, but she'll be remembered for being fierce. For being a leader. And for showing legions of young girls everywhere that they can do anything the boys can do. Only better.

    Story | Conversation | August 21, 2014
  7. The Reason Mo'ne Davis Is Everywhere? Softball, Believe It Or Not...

    Melissa Isaacson

    Whether they like it or hate it, girls are often rerouted from baseball to softball at a young age. Now, with Mo'ne Davis' success at the Little League World Series, many female baseball pioneers are hoping it's finally time to play hardball.

    Story | Conversation | August 21, 2014
  8. Japanese Pitcher Yukiko Ueno Perfect Storm Of Power And Precision...

    Graham Hays

    To recapture the ISF World Championship this weekend, the United States faces what has become an epic challenge: figure out a way to defeat Japanese ace Yukiko Ueno.

    Story | Conversation | August 19, 2014
  9. 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
  10. Team USA The Center Of Attention At Softball World Championships

    Graham Hays

    The United States' legacy of softball supremacy is on the line at the ISF World Championship. Once again, the key to success lies in center field, with Haylie McCleney following in the footsteps of previous American stars Laura Berg and Caitlin Lowe.

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2014
  11. W Debate: Which conference is the best in NCAA women's sports?

    There is no denying the strength of the basketball programs in the SEC and ACC, but it is the success of the other women's sports that have Kate Fagan and Graham Hays debating the top conference for female student-athletes....

    Page | Conversation
  12. Stick Up For Your Sport in ESPN The Mag

    Adena Andrews

    Once again, wrestling is being a big bully and crushing the competition in ESPN The Magazine's #FanSourced poll. Lacrosse, motocross, rugby and softball fans need to rise up and vote for their sport to receive a feature in ESPN The Magazine's fan-sou...

    Blog | August 12, 2014
  13. espnW -- How Robbinsville (N.J.) built a softball powerhouse

    Scott Benner

    Robbinsville is the only town in the United States to produce a softball team worthy of the Little League World Series four times in the past seven years. The secret to the girls' success: paying it forward with younger girls.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2014
  14. espnW -- Pennsylvania Rebellion's Angeline Quiocho is face of NPF...

    Graham Hays

    Bouncing from town to town for five years with National Pro Fastpitch's troubled fourth franchise, Angeline Quiocho has been an indispensable presence with her smile, enthusiasm and ukulele.

    Story | Conversation | July 22, 2014
  15. Watch Jennie Finch make Adrian Peterson look silly

    D'Arcy Maine

    It's no secret that former U.S. softball star Jennie Finch has a fastball that would terrify even the most talented of hitters. Despite having officially retired from the sport, Finch continues to make the annual All-Star Legends and Celebrity Softba...

    Blog | July 15, 2014
  16. espnW -- Five lessons from World Cup of Softball

    Graham Hays

    Team USA's unbeaten performance in the World Cup of Softball set the stage for August's ISF World Championship. With Sara Nevins on the mound and Valerie Arioto at the plate, the Americans look like the team to beat.

    Story | Conversation | July 15, 2014