After all the buzz for “The Last Dance,” it’s time for new documentaries starring women athletes.
By Bela Kirpalani, Editor-at-Large • April 27, 2020
While some people have spent their time at home bettering themselves, Sports Girl has been watching every single one of GQ’s “10 Essentials” videos. Spoiler: JJ Redick eats a lot of beets. Like a LOT of beets.
By Bela Kirpalani, Editor-at-Large • March 23, 2020
During a busy off-season period, the National Women’s Soccer League has taken big steps to increase its brand and better market its game. However, issues like player salary and maternity leave still loom large ahead of the league’s eighth season.
By Bela Kirpalani, Editor-at-Large • March 9, 2020
After Manchester City won four Premier League titles from 2012 to 2019, the team was dealt a two-year ban from Europe’s top competition. Now, one of Europe’s richest clubs is facing a crisis.
By Bela Kirpalani, Editor-at-Large • February 24, 2020
The XFL is back after it failed nearly 20 years ago and lost $70 million — this time it has the financial backing of WWE CEO and chairman Vince McMahon. Meanwhile, the WNBA, NWSL and NWHL have received little support from investors and the media since their individual inceptions.
By Bela Kirpalani, Editor-at-Large • February 10, 2020
The International Olympics Committee is asking to remain a politically neutral stage. Aside from infringing upon the free speech rights of its competing athletes, the move also ignores the political history of the competition.
By Bela Kirpalani, Editor-at-Large • January 27, 2020