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:

Red Stars, Freedom tie, 1-1
posted on April 12, 2009 at 2:57am

Saturday, April 11, 2009  BOYDS, Md. – After being held scoreless by the Los Angeles Sol two weeks before, the Washington Freedom (0-1-1) scored its first goal in its WPS history during a 1-1 tie with the Chicago Red Stars (1-0-1) at the Maryland Socc...more

Sky Blue FC, FC Gold Pride draw, 1-1
posted on April 12, 2009 at 2:56am

From womensprosoccer.com Saturday, April 11, 2009  BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (April 11, 2009) - It took a while but Sky Blue FC finally found the back of the net for the franchise’s first goal ever. Local girl Heather O’Reilly did the honors connecting in ...more

Boston Breakers Hand Saint Louis Athletica Second Straight Loss
posted on April 12, 2009 at 2:56am

By: Tony Hubert (www.womensprosoccer.com) BOSTON (April 11, 2009) - Athletica’s first road match of the year turned into a near repeat of their home opener. Dominating play early, outshooting their opposition by a wide margin, and unfortunately failing...more

New York Liberty: 2009 Individual Game Tickets On Sale Now! (Special Promotion)
posted on April 9, 2009 at 2:13pm

  ****** SPECIAL PROMOTION for New York Liberty Tickets ****** Fans can receive a free small popcorn with tickets priced $34.50, $39.50, $54.50 and $85. They just need to mention code SHAMEKA when they purchase tickets at ticketmaster.com...more

Women Talk Sports NCAA Basketball Bracket: And the Winner Is...
posted on April 8, 2009 at 6:55pm

After last night's NCAA Women's Basketball Championship game, we can crown the champion(s) of the Women Talk Sports Bracket!  Why do we say "champion(s)" and not "champion" or "champions"?  Well, we actually had a tie: Lois Heilig and WTS Co-Fou...more

Olympians Flock to NYRR Distance Carnival
posted on April 8, 2009 at 1:12pm

By David Monti (c) 2009 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved NEW YORK (07-Apr) -- The inaugural NYRR Distance Carnival, hosted by the University of California at Berkeley on Friday, April 24, has attracted 16 Olympians, the New York Road Ru...more

Marta's Two-Goal Effort Leads Los Angeles Sol to 2-0 Victory
posted on April 5, 2009 at 6:57pm

  BRIDGEWATER, NEW JERSEY – Sunday, April 5, 2009 – The Los Angeles Sol (Women’s Professional Soccer) defeated Sky Blue FC (New Jersey/New York), 2-0, on Sunday afternoon at TD Bank Ballpark. “I was very happy with our perfo...more

Did Auriemma just bring up race on game day?
posted on April 5, 2009 at 5:18pm

Did UConn coach Geno Auriemma just put a hole in UConn's seemingly impenetrable armor? In the video below, Auriemma decides to bring up race when talking about his team's opponent, Stanford. "White kids are always looked upon as being soft. &nb...more

Los Angeles Sol Signs Liz Bogus
posted on April 2, 2009 at 6:45pm

via Press Release: CARSON, CA – Thursday, April 2, 2009 –The Los Angeles Sol of Women’s Professional Soccer, fresh off a 2-0 defeat of the Washington Freedom in their first-ever match, have signed forward Liz Bogus to a development...more

Supporting Women in Sport: Vote for your favorite GameChanger by April 15th
posted on April 2, 2009 at 4:32pm

Have you heard about this yet? Nike has teamed up with Ashoka's Changemakers to hold a contest called "GameChangers: Changing the Game for Women in Sport" for social entrepreneurs around the world who are tackling the challenges facing women in sport. ...more

Whoa, our calendar is maxed-out with women's sports this weekend!
posted on April 1, 2009 at 3:33am

Was just trying to add the 2009 Sprint U.S. Freestyle Championships to our calendar (they're airing on Versus at 4pm EST Saturday) and realized there was no room on Saturday!  That's a good problem to have if you're a fan of women's sports.  Here's wha...more

On Being a Rookie and a Reborn Fan: the Inaugural WPS Match Experience
posted on March 30, 2009 at 5:08pm

It was pretty obvious, at least to me, that I was a media rookie yesterday at the inaugural Women's Professional Soccer game at the Home Depot Center.  I arrived "on time" but didn't have cash on me for parking, didn't know how to get to the press bo...more

Game On: Recap of WPS Media Conference Call, March 24
posted on March 24, 2009 at 7:27pm

It's really happening! The inaugural Women’s Professional Soccer season starts this Sunday, March 29, with the Los Angeles Sol and Washington Freedom facing off at 3pm PST in Carson, CA, at the Home Depot Center (Tickets & Info)....more

TV Alert and Other Things to Watch for This Week
posted on March 22, 2009 at 11:44pm

What's going on in the world of women's sports this week? NCAA Track & Field champs on TV, Basketball Mania, the start of the WPS season and more....more

WAMMA Releases First-Ever Women's MMA Rankings
posted on March 17, 2009 at 10:07pm

History was made last Thursday when the World Alliance of Mixed Martial Arts (WAMMA) released the first-ever major rankings poll for female mixed martial artists. The rankings, currently available in their entirety at www.GoWAMMA.com, consist of top te...more

Olympian Amy Begley Takes US 15K Title
posted on March 14, 2009 at 2:02pm

  Beijing Olympian Amy Begley kicked past Katie McGregor in the final 400m of the Gate River Run to take the US 15K Title by 6 seconds, in 49:51.  The race narrowed down to three contenders, Begley, McGregor and McGregor's Team USA Minnesota teammate...more

Don't Forget: ESPN HerStory Marathon is on Today
posted on March 14, 2009 at 1:18pm

ESPN Classic is airing a series today of "Sports Century" spotlights on famous women in sports, as well as a re-airing of the 1978 Wimbledon Final match between Martina Navratilova and Chris Evert and "When Billie Beat Bobby", a documentary about the famo...more

NCAA DI Indoor Track & Field Championships Predictions
posted on March 12, 2009 at 3:09am

The NCAA Division I Indoor Track & Field Championships take place this Friday and Saturday, March 13-14, 2009, in College Station, Texas, on Texas A&M's brand new indoor track. This meet is exciting every year, and this year will be no different....more

Lolo Jones' Runner's World Cover Shoot
posted on January 12, 2009 at 4:11pm

Olympic hurdler Lolo Jones is Runner's World's first female abs cover model. It's about time! Have you seen women track athletes' abs?...more

Mixed Martial Arts Attracting More Women and Children
posted on January 10, 2009 at 1:01pm

From WINK News in Naples, Florida: Every January, all sorts of people vow to get in shape for the new year. But these days, instead of running to the gym, some women and even children, are now jumping in the ring! You may know it as UFC or Ultimate Figh...more

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