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Is softball season the most grueling in all of college sports?

Florida State head coach Lonni Alameda is wise enough to know the value of time off during the Division I college softball season, when, more often …

MLB Wants Girls To Know They Can Play Baseball Too

Last weekend, Major League Baseball hosted its first-ever all-girls youth baseball tournament.<p>Ja’nae Wray dug into the left-handed batter’s box on a field at Major League Baseball’s youth academy in Compton, California, Friday afternoon, her bat raised just above her shoulder as she waited for her …

American pro softball is going global. Here’s what it means for the future of the sport.

When National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) revealed earlier this year that the Pennsylvania Rebellion had folded, it seemed that the league was once again in …

Women's Sports

Softball Top 10: Unlike in baseball, softball aces don’t get any games off

By Dillon Mullan<p>, Sports reporter<p>In baseball, aces are at the top of a team’s pitching rotation. Their softball counterparts, however, often are one-pitcher rotations who face every batter in every game. Without pitch counts or innings limits, top high school softball pitchers are true workhorses …

Alabama Softball Player Misses Home Plate After Hitting Home Run, Is Tagged Out

Alabama's Bailey Hemphill appeared to scorch a game-tying home run against SEC rival Mississippi on Monday night. The blast instead ended with one long, confusing out.<p>With her teammates circled around home plate, Hemphill attempted an emphatic jump on the base. Although it's difficult to tell with …

Watch: Alabama softball player fails to touch plate after HR, gets tagged out

A post shared by SportsCenter (@sportscenter) on May 1, 2017 at 8:49pm PDT<p>In the third inning of an SEC softball game between Alabama and Ole Miss on …

College softball: No. 3 Florida downs No. 1 Florida State on walk-off

<b>GAINESVILLE, Fla.</b> – The Fresh from Florida Sunshine Showdown was truly a showdown as No. 3 Florida walked off to defeat No. 1 Florida State. Kayli …