ESPNW: No Doubt, Pride Are the Team To Beat


There is no question which team is heading to Sulphur, La., as the favorite to take home the National Pro Fastpitch softball championship. The USSSA Pride -- based in Kissimmee, Fla. -- are anchored by several members of the 2010 women's national team and of the 2008 Summer Olympic silver medalists. The Pride topped the league with a 30-9 regular-season record, far ahead of the second-place Akron Racers (22-17). But the team knows that's not enough to make it a shoo-in at McMurry Park. The Pride made it to the finals as the fourth seed last year and upset the top-seeded Chicago … [Read more...]