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SportsAsToldByAGirl Spotlight: NWHL

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This week’s spotlight is a more in depth look at the NWHL, the National Women’s Hockey League. Since being formed in 2015, the league has become the gold standard for almost all leagues and has made more progress in its short existence than others which have been around for decades. The NWHL might have started off as a passion project …

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LeBron James Has Strong Message for LaVar Ball

In Gossip by Ashleigh BinderLeave a Comment

UCLA superstar Lonzo Ball has been one of the most talked about players all season as he leads his team to the Sweet 16 this weekend.  Ball has some impressive talent that has caught the eye of some current NBA players and analysts who expect him to be one of the top three picks in this year’s draft.  He has …

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SportsAsToldByAGirl Spotlight: Seimone Augustus

In Gossip by Rebecca Mills

Much like last week’s spotlight Charlotte Wilder, this spotlight article will focus on some quick facts and why this woman deserves to be recognized. As a WNBA player, Seimone Augustus has already made a huge impact on the court, but her work off the court is why she’s this week’s pick for spotlight. Before I get to all of that, here’s a little …

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Bob Costas steps down as NBC host of Olympics

In Gossip by Dylan Walker

The next Olympics will be without the face of NBC Sports, Bob Costas.  Costas made this surprise announcement on Thursday February 9th on the Today show.  Former Monday Night Football announcer Mike Tirico is said to be taking over for Costas.  “I am going to be like the rest of the country watching Mike Tirico, who will be an able …

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SportsAsToldByAGirl Spotlight: Charlotte Wilder

In Gossip by Rebecca Mills

It’s the first official spotlight of 2017 after a month of hiatus and this week’s spotlight is one of the more underrated sports writers currently in the business. Her impact on the sports world has been huge. Here’s some brief info that I could find about Wilder. She received her degree in creative writing from Colby College in 2011 according …

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Two American Basketball Players Trapped Due to Immigration Ban

In Gossip by Ashleigh Binder

The world reacted with shock and disgust after President Trump announced he has signed an immigration ban for seven Muslim-majority countries.  For the next 90-120 days, refugees from Iran, Iraq, Somalia, Syria, Sudan, Libya, Somalia, and Yemen are not allowed to enter this country.  If that was not appalling enough, legal green card holders were also being denied entry into the …

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SportsAsToldByAGirl Spotlight Of The Year 2016

In Gossip by Rebecca Mills

This year was full of incredible moments for women of all ages and all races in sports. From winning gold medals to making history to long-awaited comebacks, 2016 had some memorable moments. There’s no denying this year has been tragic for many reasons. With the loss of legend Pat Summitt or the dethroning of Serena Williams, sport wasn’t always fun. Throughout …

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Serena Williams is Engaged!

In Gossip by Ashleigh Binder

Congratulations are in order for tennis superstar and overall badass Serena Williams.  Williams announced via a poem on Reddit that she was engaged to the social media’s co-founder Alexis Ohanian.   The couple has been very private throughout their year-long relationship.  In the past Williams was publicly seen with rapper Drake, including being in her personal box for the US Open …

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SportsAsToldByAGirl Spotlight: Skylar Diggins

In Gossip by Rebecca Mills

The WNBA season might be over, but there are still a ton of ladies who deserve spotlighting. One of whom is RocNation athlete Skylar Diggins.  Her work doesn’t stop off-court either which is why she was a no-brainer for this week’s spotlight! 1. Skylar Diggins Was A Superstar At Notre Dame While dominating in high school, colleges were scouting Diggins. She …