National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL)

In this week’s episode, podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview Sohrob Farudi, co-founder and chief executive of Fan Controlled Sports & Entertainment. Fisher and Russo also discuss rising athlete investment activity in emerging entities such as Major League Pickleball and Gym Class VR, renewed calls to expand college basketball’s March Madness, the ongoing sexual abuse scandal in the National Women’s Soccer League, the National Football League’s upcoming Fall Meetings, and Major League Baseball's trailblazing sponsorship deal with consumer cannabidiol (CBD) producer Charlotte’s Web.
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New commissioner Berman continues ongoing transformation of league

In this week’s episode, podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview Alon Werber, Pixellot chief executive. Fisher and Russo also discuss a series of business advancements for the National Women’s Soccer League under new commissioner Jessica Berman, the state of Major League Baseball at the All-Star break, the National Football League’s efforts to place flag football in the 2028 Olympics, last week’s SBC Summit North America, and Major League Baseball’s New York Yankees turning to Legends to sell their jersey patch sponsorship.
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The National Women’s Soccer League and leading sportswear manufacturer Nike have signed a long-term extension agreement, which is "the largest" commercial partnership in league history.

Marla Messing has vowed to implement "institutional change" at the National Women's Soccer League in her new role as the organization's interim chief executive

The National Women’s Soccer League has appointed veteran soccer executive Marla Messing as the organization's interim chief executive amid the search for a full-time commissioner.

The National Women's Soccer League is facing the gravest crisis of its existence after Lisa Baird was forced to step down as commissioner and both Fifa and the United States Soccer Federation initiated …

Lisa Baird's position as National Women's Soccer League commissioner has come under intense scrutiny over her handling of sexual coercion claims made against North Carolina Courage head coach Paul Riley…

The National Women's Soccer League has suspended Washington Spirit from league governance matters and terminated the team's former head coach Richie Burke for cause following an independent third-party…

The National Women's Soccer League has unveiled a multiyear partnership with leading professional services company Deloitte, which has been designated the league's official professional services provider

CBS Sports executives have defended the decision to broadcast certain United States men's national team Fifa 2022 World Cup away qualifiers exclusively on streaming service Paramount+

A number of National Women's Soccer League players have criticized the league's decision to stage its November 20 championship game at Providence Park in Portland, Oregon, at 9am local time

OL Reign set a National Women's Soccer League attendance record on August 29 when 27,248 fans watched the team's 2-1 home victory against Portland Thorns at Lumen Field

The National Women's Soccer League is seriously considering investing in VAR technology to help improve the refereeing standards in the league

The National Women’s Soccer League has announced a multiseason partnership with fan engagement and gamification company Sport Buff to enhance the league's global presence on streaming service Twitch.

SportBusiness' US editor looks at the meteoric business growth over the past year for several North American pro women's leagues and how they are closing the gap compared to their male counterparts

The National Women’s Soccer League has officially announced that the city of San Diego, California, has secured an expansion team, which will begin play in the 2022 season.