Founded in 2003, Gotham Girls Roller Derby is New York City’s only skater-operated roller derby league for cisgender, transgender and intersex women and gender non-conforming participants. GGRD is committed to fostering serious competition on a national and international level, developing amateur athletes for competition, and promoting the physical and mental strength and independent spirit of these athletes.
Blue Jays star Vladimir Guerrero Jr. broke the Home Run Derby record for most home runs in a single round, hitting 29 dingers in the first round Monday night. Guerrero finished with a record-setting 91 home runs, but lost to fellow rookie and Mets superstar Pete Alonso in the finals.
The United States Women's National Team secured its second straight World Cup title over the weekend, beating the Netherlands 2-0 Sunday in France thanks to goals from Megan Rapinoe and Rose Lavelle. The win caps off a historic run for the American women, who finish the tournament undefeated to become the second-ever back-to-back women's World Cup champions.
Pebble Beach, Calif. — It wasn’t a “typical” U.S. Open. There wasn’t carnage. The bogeys didn’t vastly outnumber the birdies. And the winner wasn’t a household name (until now). It was, however, a deliciously entertaining major championship that produced fantastic storylines, genuine Sunday drama and a worthy champion.
The introduction of new schemes, the clarifying of depth charts, the arrival of future freshmen who could make or break the next season: There’s a lot at stake during spring football, which is serious business across the U.S., but especially in South Bend. Four months after its loss to Clemson in the College Football Playoff semifinal, Notre Dame reconvened to prepare for 2019, taking the field on April 13 for the 90th annual Blue-Gold game. SI photographer Erick W. Rasco spent three days with the team, chronicling the Irish awakening.