Ann Gaffigan (anngaff)



Overland Park, KS, USA

About anngaff:

Chief Technical Officer, Women Talk Sports. I competed in Track & Field and Cross-Country in college at the University of Nebraska and competed professionally in Track & Field (3000m Steeplechase) from when I graduated in May 2004 until the 2008 Olympic Trials.

anngaff's Favorite Sports:

MMA, Olympics, Running, Soccer, Track & Field

anngaff's Posts:

Pride Defeats Racers to Win Second Consecutive NPF Championship
posted on August 24, 2014 at 5:17pm

Hoover, AL – August 23, 2014 - A seven-run sixth inning for the USSSA Pride was the difference as they swept the two-game series with the Akron Racers and won the Cowles Cup for the second year in a row. A crowd of nearly 1,300 was on hand at the ...more

Akron Racers Advance to NPF Finals With 1-0 Win over Chicago Bandits
posted on August 22, 2014 at 6:26pm

Hoover, AL – August 22, 2014 - Jessica Garcia hit a solo home run and Lisa Norris threw a complete-game shutout to lead the Akron Racers to a 1-0 victory over the Chicago Bandits in the third and deciding game of their best-of-three series; Akron a...more

Chicago Bandits Defeat Akron Racers, Force 3rd Game in NPF Championship Series
posted on August 22, 2014 at 11:11am

Hoover, AL – August 21, 2014 - Facing elimination, the Chicago Bandits scored three runs in the bottom of third and got great pitching over the final four innings to defeat the Akron Racers, 4-1, in the National Pro Fastpitch Championship Series at ...more

Pride Defeat Rebellion, Advance to Finals of NPF Championship Series
posted on August 22, 2014 at 11:08am

Hoover, AL – August 21, 2014 - The USSSA Pride broke a 2-2 tie in the bottom of the fourth, and the combination of Leilani Ricketts and Jordan Taylor shut out the Pennsylvania Rebellion over the last three innings to claim a 3-2 victory, eliminating...more

NPF Championships: Osterman Leads USSSA Pride to 6-0 Win over PA Rebellion
posted on August 21, 2014 at 9:28am

Hoover, AL – August 20, 2014 - The USSSA Pride scored at least one run in each of the first five innings, and NPF Pitcher of the Year Cat Osterman threw five shutout innings, as the Pride defeated the Pennsylvania Rebellion, 6-0, in the second game ...more

Garcia’s 2-Run Double In 6th Leads Akron To 2-1 Victory Over Chicago In NPF Championships Opener
posted on August 21, 2014 at 9:23am

Hoover, AL - August 20, 2014 - Akron designated player Jessica Garcia lined a two-run double to right-center field in the top of the sixth, and pitcher Lisa Norris threw a complete game to lead the Racers to a 2-1 victory over the Chicago Bandits in the o...more

Sold Out Crowd for National Pro Fastpitch Awards Banquet
posted on August 20, 2014 at 9:32am

  Hoover, AL – August 19, 2014 - National Pro Fastpitch kicked off the 2014 Championship Series week Tuesday night to a sold out crowd for the annual league Awards Banquet. The event is designed to celebrate individual player and team accompli...more

Complete Media Coverage Announced for NPF Championship Series
posted on August 18, 2014 at 2:49pm

Headlined by CBS Sports Network Live Coverage of up to 4 Total Games August 15, 2014 – Nashville, TN - National Pro Fastpitch announced today its complete media package for the 2014 Championship Series. The package will feature national televisio...more

Ski Jumping: Jessica Jerome wins 11th national title in Park City
posted on August 6, 2014 at 10:57am

PARK CITY, Utah (Aug. 6) — Jessica Jerome demonstrated her world-class talent picking up her 11th national title on Sunday, Aug. 2 with a win in the large hill competition at the U.S. Ski Jumping Championships in Park City, Utah. Nita Eng...more

ESPN, FOX Sports and NBC Sports Group pledge over $2 million to the Women's Sports Foundation
posted on August 1, 2014 at 2:05pm

  ESPN, Fox Sports and NBC Sports Group Join Together  to Ensure the Future of Girls and Women in Sports ESPN, FOX Sports and NBC Sports Group pledge over $2 million to the Women’s Sports Foundation to advance participation and  l...more

How A Skateboard Legend Is Using Her Skateboard To Improve The Future For Girls
posted on July 24, 2014 at 1:32pm

  How A Skateboard Legend Is Using Her Skateboard To Improve The Future For Girls Through Girls Riders Organization, Inc.   New York, New York – July 24, 2014 – Skateboards are purchased everyday around the world.  But when t...more

NPF: USSSA Pride Rally in Extra Innings, Defeat Chicago Bandits 8-4
posted on June 17, 2014 at 11:22am

  ROSEMONT, Ill. –  June 17, 2014 - The Pride won game three tonight on a ninth inning pass ball that allowed Caitlin Lowe (above) to cross home plate and score the winning run as the Pride went on to beat the Bandits for the second gam...more

Molly Huddle wins Oakley Mini 10k in American Record Time
posted on June 16, 2014 at 1:24pm

photo by Tabitha/PhotoRun Molly Huddle wins Oakley Mini 10k! by Larry Eder June 14, 2014 (Central Park, NYC, NY) 7400 women signed up for the Oakley Mini-10k, the godmother of women's road races in North America, and perhaps, the world. A beaming Mar...more

Pride Even Series With 6-1 Win Over Bandits in Game Two
posted on June 16, 2014 at 11:13am

ROSEMONT, Ill. –  June 15, 2014 - The Pride scored six unanswered runs to come from behind in game two, evening the series with a 6-1 victory over the Bandits.  The star of the game was veteran, Cat Osterman. The Pride’s ace pitch...more

Solid Pitching and Hot Bats Lead Racers 8-1 Win in Series Sweep of Rebellion
posted on June 16, 2014 at 11:10am

Akron, OH – June 15, 2014 - The Racers took the field Saturday looking to extend their four game winning streak. With Rachele Fico (above) in the circle for the Racers, and Sarah Pauly toeing the rubber for the Rebellion, the game looked like...more

Akron Racers Offense Too Much for PA Rebellion in 18-2 Rout
posted on June 16, 2014 at 10:57am

Akron, OH – June 14, 2014 - Akron Racers jumped out to an early lead on PA Rebellion and captured an 18-2 victory on Saturday at Akron, OH. Five runs in the first three innings allowed Akron Racers to put the game away early. A single by Kelley ...more

Bandits Shutout Pride in Series Opener, 7-0
posted on June 16, 2014 at 10:54am

ROSEMONT, Ill. – June 14, 2014 - Brittany Cervantes continued to shine as she recorded the winning RBI double, leading the Bandits to a 7-0 shutout of the USSSA Pride in game one of the four game series.  Both Monica Abbott (above) and Keila...more

Saucony Launches the 500 Mile Challenge High School Cross Country Training Program
posted on June 13, 2014 at 10:33am

XC Champions Are Made In the Off-Season−Now With Extra Help From An Innovative Digital Training Initiative That Encourages High School Runners To “Find Their Strong” Through Summer Training via release  LEXINGTON, MA (...more

NPF: Chicago Bandits Hit 3 Homeruns, Top Akron Racers 8-3
posted on June 10, 2014 at 12:40pm

  Akron, OH – June 9, 2014 – The Chicago Bandits certainly provided a round of entertainment on Monday night in Akron, OH as three home runs powered the Chicago Bandits to an 8-3 victory in seven innings over the Akron Racers. Home runs...more

National Pro Fastpitch: Rebellion Split Series with Pride, 1-1
posted on June 3, 2014 at 11:18pm

Game 1 Box Score   Game 2 Box Score Hanover, MD – June 3, 2014 - For the second time in their inaugural opening four-game set against the USSSA Pride, the Pennsylvania Rebellion, presented by The Coury Financial Group, fell victim to Cat...more

Fly Girls program aims to encourage and develop rising stars in ski jumping
posted on June 2, 2014 at 6:56pm

PARK CITY, Utah — Women’s Ski Jumping USA has announced an innovative athlete development initiative and program to recruit and retain young female jumpers nationwide into the sport. Fly Girls — as it’s named — is a junior...more

Great Pitching Leads Akron Racers Past Chicago Bandits 4-0
posted on May 30, 2014 at 1:00pm

Akron, OH – May 29, 2014 - A superb effort by Rachele Fico (left) lifted  the Akron Racers to a 4-0 win in seven innings over Chicago Bandits on Friday at Akron, OH. Rachele pitched lights out for Akron Racers. Chicago Bandits m...more

NPF Softball: Chicago Bandits Sign Six Players, including former Lady Vol Renfroe
posted on May 30, 2014 at 12:57pm

  BANDITS SIGN SIX PLAYERS TO ROSTER; INCLUDING REMAINING DRAFT PICKS Free agent additions include former Lady Vol Renfroe ROSEMONT, Ill. – May 29, 2014 - Just hours before the Bandits take the field for Opening Day 2014, the team announced ...more

PA Rebellion Select Dallas Escobedo as #1 Pick in 2014 National Pro Fastpitch Draft
posted on April 1, 2014 at 1:08pm

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – March 31, 2014 - Stuart Williams, owner of the Pennsylvania Rebellion, the newest franchise in the National Pro Fastpitch League loved spending a weekend seeing the sights in the Music City. He is bringing home some souven...more

Ski Jumping: Jessica Jerome soars to 2nd in World Cup competition in Romania
posted on March 2, 2014 at 7:53pm

JESSICA JEROME, SARA TAKANASHI AND EVELYN INSAM. PHOTO COURTESY OF FIS. RASNOV, Romania - In her first World Cup event after debuting her sport in the Olympic Winter Games, Jessica Jerome leaped to a 2nd-place finish Sunday at the brand new ski jump fa...more

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