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Women’s college basketball: Final Four picks, player of the year predictions

ESPN
The 2020-21 women’s college basketball season opens Wednesday. As a season of uncertainty around COVID-19 cancellations commences, ESPN.com’s experts make their Final Four, NCAA champion, player of the year and rookie of the year picks below while tackling some of the season’s biggest storylines. Who will become the face of......

Ranking the top 25 players in women’s college basketball

ESPN
There are plenty of things about the 2020-21 women’s college basketball season that will be out of anyone’s control. Playing a season amid a pandemic creates unprecedented challenges. But there are always a few people in any college basketball season who have a little more control than their peers over......

Thunder & Scorchers make Women’s BBL semis

BBC
England captain Heather Knight top-scored for Sydney Thunder in the group stage with 403 runs Sydney Thunder and Perth Scorchers have joined Brisbane Heat and Melbourne Stars in the Women’s Big Bash semi-finals on the final day of group games. Thunder face defending champions Brisbane Heat after a six-wicket victory......

Nancy Darsch, Champion Coach of Women’s Basketball, Dies at 68

New York Times
Alexandra E. Petri Nancy Darsch, who helped turn Ohio State into a women’s basketball powerhouse and then joined the professional ranks, becoming the first coach of the New York Liberty and leading the team to the W.N.B.A.’s inaugural championship game, died on Nov. 2 at her home in her hometown,......

2021 women’s college basketball recruiting class rankings: UConn moves up with Azzi Fudd signing

ESPN
National signing week has come to a close. It started with Azzi Fudd, the top prospect in the Class of 2021, choosing UConn. Fudd, the 2019 Gatorade National Girls’ Basketball Player of the Year and a two-time USA Basketball gold medalist for the U16 and U17 teams, joins a recruiting......

Store Accused of Fat Shaming for Calling Large-Size Women’s Clothing ‘Rotten’

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here HONG KONG — “Slim.” “Beautiful.” “Rotten.” “Extra Rotten.” “Rotten to the Core.” Those were the size descriptions for women’s clothing, ranging from small to XXL, that a Taiwanese chain, RT-Mart, slapped on chart measurements in one of its......

While Training Continues, China’s Prized Women’s Hockey Players Are in Russia

New York Times
Seth Berkman The players most crucial to Chinese women’s ice hockey reside in a hotel about 70 miles south of Moscow. The quasi resort’s expansive grounds contain horses, stray cats and a speleochamber — a salt cave designed to improve breathing. That these players are in Russia and not Beijing,......

Northridge women’s hoops off after six opt-outs

ESPN
5:19 PM ET Graham HaysESPN.com Close Graham Hays covers college sports for espnW, including softball and soccer. Hays began with ESPN in 1999. Cal State Northridge will not compete in women’s basketball during the 2020-21 season after six players elected not to participate due to coronavirus-related concerns and a seventh......

Which women’s college basketball teams and players will make biggest jumps in 2020-21?

ESPN
9:25 AM ET Graham HaysESPN.com Close Graham Hays covers college sports for espnW, including softball and soccer. Hays began with ESPN in 1999. A season ago, Northwestern wasn’t among the top five teams in either of the Big Ten’s preseason polls, but the Wildcats matched Maryland for the best record......

Women’s college basketball’s way-too-early Top 25: UConn climbs to No. 3; South Carolina still No. 1

ESPN
Ready or not, the 2020-21 women’s college basketball season is almost here and it’s time to rank the top 25 teams. Even as teams across the country continue to sort out scheduling questions, wait for transfer waivers and wonder how many fans will be allowed to watch them play in......

Trailblazers win Women’s T20 Challenge

BBC
England spinner Sophie Ecclestone took 1-26 in the final, and 5-55 in her three games in the tournament Women’s T20 Challenge final, Sharjah Trailblazers 118-8 (20 overs): Mandhana 68, Radha 5-16 Supernovas 102-7 (20 overs): Kaur 30, Khatun 3-18 Trailblazers won by 16 runs Scorecard England spinner Sophie Ecclestone and......

Rapinoe: Utd ‘disgraceful’ for late women’s team

ESPN
USWNT international Megan Rapinoe has called Manchester United “disgraceful” for the time it has taken the club to form a professional women’s team. The club formed the team in 2018 and Casey Stoney’s side won promotion to the Women’s Super League (WSL) in their first season. United sit at the......

Nancy Darsch remembered as a ‘trailblazer, a pioneer, a promoter’ of women’s basketball

ESPN
9:45 AM ET Mechelle VoepelESPN.com Close Mechelle Voepel covers the WNBA, women’s college basketball, and other college sports for espnW. Voepel began covering women’s basketball in 1984, and has been with ESPN since 1996. No one enjoys studying basketball film more than Tara VanDerveer. But she grew frustrated while scouting......

Muted Women’s March goes on during pandemic

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Hundreds of protesters marched in the nation’s capital for the 2020 Women’s March. Turnout was far lower than in previous years, due in part to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Nikole Killion reports. Source link...

A mother’s work: Women’s careers impacted by pandemic

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here The pandemic has put many working moms in an impossible situation — doing their own jobs as well as those of teachers and childcare workers, on top of housework — and some women are finding their careers in jeopardy......

Cleveland Cinemas to Screen RBG With Profits Donated to ACLU Women’s Rights Project

ClevelandScene
click to enlarge To honor Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who passed away this weekend at the age of 87, Cleveland Cinemas will screen the 2018 documentary RBG beginning Friday. The film will be shown both at the Cedar Lee Theatre in Cleveland Heights and at Chagrin Cinemas in Chagrin Falls. The......

Women’s Suffrage Stories in the Archives

Smithsonian
Smithsonian Voices National Air and Space Museum Women’s Suffrage Stories in the Archives August 19th, 2020, 11:23AM / BY Elizabeth Borja Ruth Law stands in front of her Wright Model B biplane at the New York State Fair, Yonkers, 1913. On August 18, 2020, the United States celebrates the 100th......

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