The new National Women's Hockey League was announced in 2015. There was immediate backlash by the Canadian Women's Hockey League and from many in the women's hockey fan and media communities. For many reasons that can be both business-related and deeply personal (like everything in this sport), everyone seems to
The 2017-2018 NWHL season will end Sunday in one of two ways: either the Buffalo Beauts will capture their second consecutive championship, or the Metropolitan Riveters will get to hoist the Isobel Cup for the first time in franchise history.
The two teams will face off for the championship on
Does anyone remember the inaugural NWHL Awards? Back in 2016, the Boston Pride swept the first-ever league awards, a reflection of the sheer talent that was on that team -- filled with Olympians like Hilary Knight and Brianna Decker.
Now, two years later, the league has grown, including its talent.
For the first time since 2014 -- the last Olympic year -- the fourth seed of the regular season is going to the Clarkson Cup Final. For the past three seasons the playoffs have seen no real surprises, with the top seed winning out. This year, the Chairman's Trophy winners
Few sports expose the hypocrisy behind gender segregation in sports and games than chess. Gender segregation in sports is a persistent, pernicious, and damaging problem to grapple with, largely because the people who are most invested keeping women separate (and profoundly unequal) in sporting competition aren't particularly interested in an