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Helping Women Keep Up With Sports

The Gal's Got Game is a sports media brand that helps women advance by making it easy for them to understand and keep up with sports. We provide a fresh, innovative and light-hearted perspective on sports news with just enough information to help women participate in conversations about top sports stories, personalities and events.
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What's Hockey Night in Canada without the Cherry on Top?

Rogers Media recently acquired broadcast rights to all NHL games in a 12-year, $5.2 million-dollar deal. But the future of Coach's Corner is uncertain, and at Don's age of 79, are retirement parties in his future? If that's the case, it prompts the question: could anyone really replace Grapes?
12/11/2013 12:31 EST
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Learn the Lingo: 10 Sports Terms That Became Business Terms

While sports may seem like an insular world, the truth is that sports terminology has invaded almost every aspect of everyday life. We all know that it means to "get your head in the game" or have an idea from "out of left field." This is especially true in the business world where it seems as though the comparisons between sports and office life are endless. But wouldn't it be great to have a cheat sheet for some of the slang? We've got you covered!
12/03/2013 12:23 EST
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Top 10 Celebs Who Bleed For Their Team

Sports and crazy sports fans go hand-in-hand. Surprising or not, there are quite a few celebs who claim a spot among this kooky group as they watch from the best seats in the house. To honour those who bleed for their team, we round up 10 of the biggest celebrity sports fanatics.
11/26/2013 12:33 EST
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Fandemonium: Canadians Are Crazy For Football

While many NFL fans might consider it bush league, CFL fans argue Canadian football provides a more interesting and quicker game. One thing cannot be denied -- CFL fans may be the most loyal fans in Canada. It's time to evaluate CFL fandemonium in the run up to the Grey Cup.
11/18/2013 12:37 EST
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Hockey Mom? Follow These Tips for a Great Season

While your child might be begging you to take them to an NHL game, tickets can be very expensive. A great alternative is to take your child to an AHL (American Hockey League) or CHL (Canadian Hockey League) game. These leagues showcase some of the best up and coming players and are just as entertaining as NHL games. And you'll still have money leftover for Starbucks.
11/11/2013 12:17 EST
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Betting 101: Making Sense of the Odds

Betting on sports can be intimidating if all you have is a betting form in your hand and dollar signs in your head. That being said, it's a great way to get into sports if you are taking a shot at the office pool or bracket. The Gal's Got Game makes things a little simpler by adding some knowledge to go along with your dreams of rolling in cash.
10/30/2013 12:15 EDT
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Do You Know Your Baseball Good Luck Charms?

Baseball is a superstitious sport. Good luck charms and curses are widely believed to help or hinder a team's ability to claim the coveted World Series trophy and rings. To celebrate the start of the World Series this week, here's a roundup of some good luck charms to boost your baseball banter.
10/21/2013 12:28 EDT
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Bad News Blue Jays: What Happened?

It was a few short months ago that Toronto was buzzing with excitement over rumoured talk that the city finally had a winning team in the Toronto Blue Jays. Now, as the world focuses on the playoffs, the only thing Blue Jay fans have experienced this season is the blues.
10/15/2013 12:14 EDT
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Baseball 101: A Non-Fan's Guide -- The Road to the World Series

If you haven't spent the past six months following baseball, The Gal's Got Game gives you a chance to catch up and see what's ahead before the World Series starts October 23rd. Including the regular season and playoffs, it takes almost eight months for the Championship to be won.
10/08/2013 12:26 EDT
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Should the Raptors Embrace Extinction?

It's hard to put our finger on just how much fans care about the proverbial losing team. They managed a good amount of success in the Vince Carter days of the late '90s and early 2000s, and even started to look towards the championship with a couple of runs at the playoffs under Chris Bosh in the 2007 season... but since then, the Raps have found themselves in a downward spiral and constant team-building situation, disappointing fans in Toronto and around the country alike.
10/01/2013 12:18 EDT
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When Men Lose, Women Get Blamed

Tiger Woods' girlfriend Lindsey Vonn isn't the first victim of the trend of faulting women for men's poor performances in sport. Even when male athletes deny women have had a negative impact on their performance, the finger pointing nonetheless continues. It's all part of a male-dominated world of sport.
09/24/2013 12:20 EDT
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Ladies, Are You Ready for NFL Season? Start With This A to Z

After months of players changing teams, a shocking amount of crime, and half listening to the ramblings of your Fantasy Football playing friends, the 2013 NFL season is set to begin. There are dozens of storylines heading into 2013 but we're going to highlight just a few here. Keep in mind that this is just the tip of the iceberg.
09/17/2013 05:37 EDT