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 Tab Stacey Nuveman Deniz as New Head Coach

ROSEMONT, Ill. (September 19, 2017) – The Chicago Bandits have named Stacey Nuveman Deniz as the team’s new head coach, general manager Toni Calmeyn announced on Tuesday afternoon. Nuveman Deniz, a three-time U.S. Olympian during…

Pride Hand Bandits Second Straight Loss

ROSEMONT, Ill. (August 12, 2017) – The Chicago Bandits were dealt a six-run loss at the hands of the USSSA Pride on Saturday night at The Ballpark at Rosemont in a game with notable playoff implications. The Bandits wasted no time getting…

Bandits Fall to Pride 4-2 in Extra Inning

ROSEMONT, Ill.(August 13, 2017) – The Chicago Bandits concluded the 2017 regular season with a 4-2 loss in extra innings against the league-leading USSSA Pride on Sunday afternoon at The Ballpark at Rosemont. Paired with a win by the Akron…

Bandits Sweep Twin Bill, Punch Ticket to Championship Series

ROSEMONT, Ill. (August 9, 2017)–  Game 1- Locked in a fight for one the final two spots in the NPF Championship Series, the Bandits raced past the Texas Charge by an 0-8 final in game one of a Wednesday doubleheader at The Ballpark at Rosemont. The…

Bandits Come Up Short Against Haeger, Charge

ROSEMONT, Ill. (August 8, 2017) – Aiming for a historic 100th victory at The Ballpark at Rosemont, the Bandits fell short against the Texas Charge on Tuesday night. Led by a standout performance in the circle by Lauren Haeger, Texas earned…

Parnaby Guides Bandits Past Dawgs in Series Finale

ROSEMONT, Ill. (August 3, 2017) – The Bandits bounced back from last night’s no-hitter to secure a win in the series finale against the Scrap Yard Dawgs. Kaia Parnaby delivered a quality start to earn her third win of the season as the…

Bandits Earn Doubleheader Split with Beijing, Scrap Yard

Game One ROSEMONT, Ill. (August 2, 2017) – A short rain delay seemed to spark the Bandits offense, which poured in seven runs in the sixth inning of a Wednesday afternoon game against the Beijing Shougang Eagles. The Bandits came out on…

Bandits Hold on for Narrow Win Over Beijing

ROSEMONT, Ill. (August 1, 2017) – In spite of a late comeback attempt by the Beijing Shougang Eagles in the seventh inning, the Chicago Bandits secured a tight 5-4 victory on Tuesday night at The Ballpark at Rosemont. Beijing served…

Bandits Earn “Battle of the Sexes” Win Over ThunderBolts

CRESTWOOD, Ill. (July 31, 2017) – The Chicago Bandits claimed their fourth consecutive win in the annual “Battle of the Sexes” game against the Windy City ThunderBolts, topping the Frontier League franchise by a 4-2 score at Standard…

Bandits Swept in Tuesday Double Header

GAME ONE ROSEMONT, Ill (July 25, 2017) – With Monica Abbott in the circle for the Scrap Yard Dawgs, the Bandits went down on three strikeouts in the bottom half of the first. Unfortunately, for Chicago, it became a common theme throughout…