Shannon Hovan

Shannon joined Double G Sports in March of 2012. She will be covering Women's Sports as well as leading our Olympics coverage. Follow Shannon on Twitter @Shanhov

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By Shannon Hovan On Friday, March 14th, 2014
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Women’s History Month Interview Series: Q&A with US Olympian Alicia Sacramone

Alicia Sacramone was a member of the Silver Medal winning US Olympic team in 2008 and has won nine career World Championships medals, including three Golds, four Silvers and two Bronzes, the highest career tally More...

Lauren DeFalco on court during a Seton Hall game. (Photo used with permission)
By Shannon Hovan On Saturday, March 1st, 2014
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Women’s History Month Interview Series: Q&A With Seton Hall Women’s Basketball Assistant Coach Lauren DeFalco

We kick-off our 2014 Women’s History Month Interview Series with a local name. Lauren DeFalco is a native of New Brunswick who attended Immaculata High School in Somerville, NJ and starred on the basketball More...

New Jersey's own SkyBlue FC look to stay atop the NWSL table against familiar foe Boston on Saturday. (Photo via SkyBlueFC.com)
By Shannon Hovan On Friday, July 12th, 2013
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Coach Gabarra Talks Sky Blue Prior to Saturday’s Match Against Boston

DoubleGSports.com caught up with Sky Blue FC head coach Jim Gabarra. Coach gave us some scoop on the team, injuries, and their upcoming game against the Boston Breakers at Yurcak Field on Saturday. New Jersey’s More...

Angel McCoughtry is the defending WNBA Player of the Month and a frontrunner for league MVP.
By Shannon Hovan On Thursday, July 11th, 2013
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WNBA: Best 10. What The All-Star Teams Should Be

Angel McCoughtry is the defending WNBA Player of the Month and a frontrunner for league MVP. Veterans and newcomers-alike, have fallen victim to the injury plague that has swept the WNBA this season. Stars like More...

After 9 years in the league, Taurasi still averages over 20 ppg and is in the conversation for league MVP.
By Shannon Hovan On Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013
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LaChina Weighs In: WNBA Analyst Talks Mid-Season News, Topics

With the WNBA All-Star break coming up in late July, I chatted with WNBA Analyst LaChina Robinson about the season thus far: impressive rookies, injury woes, sleeper teams and why the Tulsa Shock will make the playoffs. Delle More...

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By Shannon Hovan On Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013
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espnW’S SUMMER SHOWCASE

Summer is a season of fun and excitement, but also the time to set new goals, to get outside, to get in the gym, to challenge yourself – and turn heads doing it.  Summer is a season of possibility.  Over More...

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By Shannon Hovan On Friday, June 21st, 2013
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160 & COUNTING: ABBY WAMBACH BREAKS MIA HAMM’S RECORD

HARRISON, NJ – History was made tonight.  This, of course, is an obvious statement, and yet the most necessary and the most powerful.  It doesn’t matter how it happened or even where it happened.  All that More...

Angela Hucles
By Shannon Hovan On Tuesday, March 26th, 2013
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Women’s History Month: 10 Questions with Former USWNT Member Angela Hucles

Everyday this month, Double G Sports will be featuring interviews from prominent women in the sports industry as our way of celebrating Women’s History Month. This project is in its 2nd year.  Today we feature More...

Brittany Jackson, center. (May 11, 2012 - Source: Frederick Breedon/Getty Images North America)
By Shannon Hovan On Wednesday, March 20th, 2013
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Women’s History Month: 10 Questions with Brittany Jackson, “Brittany Jackson Basketball Academy”/Former Tennessee Lady Vol ’01-‘05

Everyday this month, Double G Sports will be featuring interviews from prominent women in the sports industry as our way of celebrating Women’s History Month. This project is in its 2nd year.  Today we feature More...

Laura Gentile speaking at an ESPNW Summit.
By Shannon Hovan On Saturday, March 16th, 2013
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Women’s History Month: 10 Questions with ESPNW Vice President, Laura Gentile

Everyday this month, Double G Sports will be featuring interviews from prominent women in the sports industry as our way of celebrating Women’s History Month. This project is in its 2nd year.  Today we feature More...

Kristi Yamaguchi
By Shannon Hovan On Wednesday, March 13th, 2013
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Women’s History Month: 10 Questions with Kristi Yamaguchi, Olympic & World Figure Skating Champion

Everyday this month, Double G Sports will be featuring interviews from prominent women in the sports industry as our way of celebrating Women’s History Month. This project is in its 2nd year.  Today we feature More...

LaChina Robinson
By Shannon Hovan On Monday, March 11th, 2013
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Women’s History Month: 10 Questions with LaChina Robinson, ESPN Women’s Basketball Analyst

Everyday this month, Double G Sports will be featuring interviews from prominent women in the sports industry as our way of celebrating Women’s History Month. This project is in its 2nd year.  Today we feature More...