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Andrews Continues to Garner Attention for Gold Glove

November 17, 2016 - NEW YORK - Akron Racers right fielder A.J. Andrews continues to "relish" her barrier breaking achievement and the well-deserved recognition it is gaining for herself, softball and women's sports in general. Since becoming the first woman to win a Rawlings Gold Glove in the award's 68-year history at the NPF's annual awards banquet in August, Andrews has been recognized by the NPF, by her alma mater Louisiana State University and by Akron's MLB neighbor to the north, the Cleveland Indians. Last Friday (November 11), And... Full Story

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USSSA Pride - Pride Slug Their Way Through Rout of Bandits

November 11, 2016 - Kissimmee, FL - June 28, 2016 - The first game of the season between the USSSA Pride and the Chicago Bandits looked to be a pitchers duel early in the game. That changed in the sixth inning after the Pride sent three hits over the fence to take a 10-0 lead and solidify their fourteenth win of the season. Pride starting pitcher Jordan Taylor had a good showing for her former home field in Ann Arbor. She allowed no hits in three innings pitched, delivering five strikeouts in 11 batters faced. Taylor and Keilani Ricketts spl... Full Story

Andrews to be Honored at Gold Glove Dinner Friday

November 8, 2016 - NASHVILLE, TN - Former LSU standout, and current Akron Racers member, A.J. Andrews will be honored on Friday night in New York City as the first female winner of the Rawlings Gold Glove Award at the Plaza Hotel during the organization's annual presentation ceremony. Andrews, who was named the award winner at the National Pro Fastpitch Championship Banquet on August 18, will be presented along with some of Major League Baseball's finest as the MLB winners will also be announced at the dinner on Friday night. On the eve ... Full Story

Team Elton Defeats Team Billie Jean 19-14 to Win WTT Smash Hits

October 11, 2016 - OCTOBER 10, 2016 (Las Vegas) - - - Charity is always the biggest winner at the WTT Smash Hits presented by Citi event, with some of tennis' big stars turning out to raise more than $600,000 for the Elton John AIDS Foundation at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas on Monday night. The 2016 edition of Sir Elton John and Billie Jean King's annual charity tennis pushed the 24-year total to more than $15 million to support HIV/AIDS prevention and awareness programs. On the court, Team Elton got the best of Team Billie Jean with a ... Full Story

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