Recap: The Week in Sports
To start the week off, the United States National World Cup Softball team romped Japan, winning its fifth straight world championship. The game, held in Oklahoma City, was scored 6-4, though the US was never in any real danger of losing the game.
In other softball news, the National Professional Fastpitch softball league hosted a few nail-biting defensive games, this week. The USSSA Pride are still in a strong first place and on a 10 game winning streak. The NPF Championships are in less than 3 weeks and will be shown on ESPN 2. Be sure to log on to Bold Magazine for the preview and game recap!
In Women’s Golf, Yani Tseng captured her fifth major with a four-stroke win at the Women’s British Open. Tseng is only 22 years old. Move over Tiger! Brittany Lang, only 4 strokes behind Tseng, came in second.
In Women’s Mixed Martial Arts, we’d like shout a big congratulations to Miesha Tate of Strikeforce. Last night, in a thrilling main card event, Tate submitted Marlos Coenen to win the Strikeforce Women’s 135 lb Championship belt. Coenen, in her second title defense, had never previously been submitted in a professional bout. This is a big step for Tate who will face Sarah Kaufman in her first title defense before 2011 is out.