How Lisa Bluder and Iowa are setting a blueprint for women’s basketball viability

IOWA CITY, Iowa – Photos and plaques adorn the walls and desktops of Lisa Bluder’s sunshine-filled corner suite at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. In 22 years at Iowa, nobody has won more games as a Big Ten coach. She’s tied with C. Vivian Stringer for the most wins in Big Ten conference play, and Bluder ranks No. … Read more

What strong softball, basketball ratings could mean for women’s sports on TV

Another season, another set of solid viewership numbers for the women’s college softball tournament and World Series. That shouldn’t be a surprise: Women’s sports have grown in popularity via many metrics – TV audiences, attendance, funding, participation, opportunities – amid their decades-long quest for more equitable treatment since Title IX became law in 1972. What … Read more