NASHVILLE, Tenn. — National Pro Fastpitch announced a partnership with Diamond Umpire Academy on Wednesday morning, which will begin during the 2019 season. The multi-faceted relationship will affect training for NPF umpires as well as interaction at all levels of umpire training by the league, its teams and players. The partnership is expected to broaden the…

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) announced the launch of a new advertising program Wednesday afternoon, which will be focused on unique ad locations provided on the individual players themselves. The On-Player Ad Location (OPAL) program is effective immediately. Apparel items making their debut during the 2019 season. Ad apparel items where sponsorship logos can…

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ROSEMONT — Former Chicago Bandits pitcher and two-time Olympic medalist Jennie Finch will compete on the nationally-renowned Dancing with the Stars: Athletes series, as announced Friday on Good Morning America. Finch, who played for the Bandits from 2005-10, will vie for the coveted Mirrorball Trophy on the show’s 26th season alongside professional dancer Keo Motsepe. “So…

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