Category Archives: Women’s Sports

Sky Blue FC Add Four Players In NWSL College Draft

In the NWSL Expansion Draft on Jan. 10, Sky Blue did not come out on top. The Houston Dash snapped up two of Sky Blue’s players: Midfielder, Brittany Bock and forward Danesha

OLYMPIC SPOTLIGHT – Team USA Curling: Meet Allison Pottinger

Allison Pottinger is a skip on the 2014 Team USA women’s curling squad which will be competing for Olympic Gold in the 2014 winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, beginning February 5. Pottinger

Knee Injury Keeps Lindsey Vonn From Competing In Sochi

Olympic Skier Lindsey Vonn released a statement on her Facebook page Tuesday morning, saying she will not be competing in the upcoming Winter Olympics in Sochi. Vonn injured her already surgically repaired ACL

2013 Double G Sports Awards Announced

After weeks of nominations and finalist voting, the 2013 Double G Sports award recipients have been announced. Teams and individuals were awarded this years honors as well as an award for NY/NJ

Athlete’s Voices: Dina Parise, Episode 6. Can you CTS-V Me Now?

Growing up on Long Island, New York in an Italian family always had its advantages. There was the fact that a ‘rite of passage’ as a young woman in an Italian family

Official News — Houston Dash Join NWSL as First Expansion Team For 2014

In a media teleconference tonight, U.S. Soccer Federation President, Sunil Gulati, said that it’s been a very good day for the NWSL itself, Houston and for the Dash. He stated that the

NWSL Will Allow a Ninth Team in 2014

Sky Blue FC will be adding a new destination to its schedule of road trips in 2014:  Houston. That’s because the National Women’s Soccer League has approved Houston as an expansion team.

NY Liberty Secure Fourth Pick In 2014 WNBA Draft Lottery

SECAUCUS, N.J. (Dec. 10, 2013) – The Connecticut Sun won the 13th annual WNBA Draft Lottery and earned the top pick in the 2014 WNBA Draft presented by State Farm, the league

Athlete’s Voices: Plenette Pierson, Episode 3. My 12 Favorite Things About Christmas Break

This is the DoubleGSports.com Athlete’s Voices column in which local star athletes provide guest posts updating their fans on what they have been up to. Today’s post is from the New York

Hofstra’s Leah Galton, CAA Player of the Year, Motivated For More Success

For Hofstra University sophomore soccer sensation, Leah Galton, she is living her dream of going to America to study and play soccer. “It has always been my desire, from an early age,

De Vanna Named Finalist for Puskas Award

I would like to inform DGS readers that Sky Blue’s Lisa De Vanna has been selected as a finalist for the 2013 FIFA Puskas award; this award honors the best goal of

Athlete’s Voices: Essence Carson, Episode 7. Ups and Downs Of Past Few Months

  Wow, so it’s been a while since I’ve been here. Within the past months I’ve torn my acl, wrapped up an album, and performed at my listening session. So much for