NATIONAL PRO FASTPITCH ANNOUNCES OLYMPIC CHANNEL TO CONTINUE COVERAGE FOR SECOND CONSECUTIVE SEASON

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 19, 2018) – National Pro Fastpitch announced an agreement with the global Olympic Channel for regular season and championship action from the 2018  NPF season. The agreement includes more than twenty games and will…

ESPN+ and NPF Announce Exclusive Broadcast Partnership

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Summer-Long Schedule Features Multiple Appearances from Every Team in the League Addition of NPF Grows ESPN’s Softball Portfolio, Continues Long-Standing Commitment to the Sport  Per ESPN (May 24, 2018) ESPN+ has added more exclusive…

Bandits drop Glory 8-4 in Friday night affair

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Force score 17 runs in blowout of Thunder

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Friedman’s blast make Force walk-off winners

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Mistakes, Missed Opportunities and Riptide Sink Racers

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Gibson homers, pitches well to lead Force

Allentown, Pa.- Megan Gibson tossed a three-hitter, and Savannah Long went 2-for-3 as the Philadelphia Force opened a four-game set against the Rockford Thunder with a 4-3 victory. The Force struck first in the contest. Trena Peel reached…

Butler powers Racers past Riptide

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Paez' six RBIs lead Riptide to win

Lowell, Ma. – Two pitchers hooked up for the final game of the New England Riptide/Chinese Taipei series in Lowell tonight. Both pitchers, Eileen Canney for the Riptide and Chueh Ming Hui for Taipei, had won their previous outings in top…

Moore, Glory knock off Bandits in series finale

CHANTILLY, VA -- Jessica Moore ran over Rachel Folden in the fifth inning on a play at the plate and after some scuffling between the two, Moore touched home plate for the eventual game-winning run as the Glory took the final game of the…

Jackson's game-winner helps Glory edge Bandits

CHANTILLY, VA -- Amber Jackson's bat came alive tonight and none too soon for the Glory as she delivered a solo home run to lead off the eighth inning to down Chicago 5-4 in a come-from-behind victory over Chicago Sunday night. Jackson,…

Riptide drop finale to Taipei, 1-0

Lowell, Ma. – Today’s game between the New England Riptide and the Chinese Taipei Olympic team figured to be a low scoring affair with aces Jocelyn Forest going against Wu Chia Yen. It was every much the battle it figured to be with Chinese…