Musings on the USA/Canada Winter Series

It's rare that I attend a hockey game as a fan anymore, but when the USA/Canada December series was announced, it seemed the perfect opportunity for a short road trip that was high on garish American-flag-themed outfits and low on press responsibilities.

We attended Saturday's game in Plymouth, Michigan,

Nicole Haase

Soccer: Who's Going to Rio?

Last year, it was the Women's World Cup roster. This year, United States soccer fans are anxiously awaiting the players who head coach Jill Ellis will select for her roster for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

With two matches coming up for the team before they head

Kendra Tayfel

IIHF Women's World Championships: Medals and Stepping Stones

Russia wins bronze

Russia upset Finland to win the bronze medal in a shootout on Monday evening. Olga Sosina and Anna Shukina scored on Meeri Räisänen to bring Russia their third ever medal at the Women's Worlds -- they also won bronze in 2013 and 2001.

The game was tightly

Zoë Hayden

2016 IIHF Women's World Championships: Day 2

  • Team Czech Republic upset Switzerland 3-1. Switzerland played well against Japan and Nana Fujimoto, winning 4-2, in the first day of the tournament. The Czechs weren't expected to beat any of the teams handily that had been in the top division for some time, but they triumphed in what ended
Zoë Hayden