The Elgin Center, venue for the 2021 Women’s North American and Caribbean Championships Last Thursday (April 8), the United States and the IHF announced that the United States would host the 2021 North American and Caribbean Women’s Handball Championships. Appointment: The IHF announcement indicates that the teams will arrive onRead More →

Lois Abbingh and Martine Smeets are all smiles after back-to-back empty-netter goals gave the Netherlands a 6-goal lead over Serbia with 17 minutes left in the game. Again, the stupid 7v6 strategy of desperation fails miserably… We’ve all seen it… We’ve all thrown things at the TV… We’ve all cursedRead More →

Annual expenses for several athletic programs at The Ohio State University. Team Handball actually has a bar, but at $3,376 it just doesn’t register on that scale. The COVID-19 pandemic has been a catalyst for several colleges and universities to reevaluate their collegiate athletic programs. And this reevaluation resulted inRead More →

Annual expenses for several athletic programs at The Ohio State University. Team Handball actually has a bar, but at $3,376 it just doesn’t register on that scale. The COVID-19 pandemic has been a catalyst for several colleges and universities to reevaluate their collegiate athletic programs. And this re-evaluation resulted inRead More →

England Handball has released a treasure trove of information that will educate handball coaches, players and fans for years to come. During the COVID-19 pandemic, the English Handball Association (EHA) has held a series of online handball webinars. Open to all who signed up, they coveredRead More →

Are more TV shows the “quick fix” marketing goal for handball in the United States? This is part of an ongoing series: Link Marketing handball in the United States: a long-standing and thorny challenge Virtually every newcomer to team handball in the United States has the same reaction: “This sportRead More →

James Madison’s Nick Federovitch looks to score as Pittsburgh’s Pau Sanchez and Joshua Donaton react defensively. Last Saturday (February 1, 2020), James Madison hosted fellow Northeast Team Handball League opponents Pittsburgh and Virginia for a D2 South Division match. Game 1: Pittsburgh 18, James Madison 17 In the first gameRead More →

Demographics by nationality at the US National Club Championships last May. American women made up only 12% of athletes. And… Thanks to the participation of only one club from Alberta, there were even more Canadians than Americans at our own national championships. This article is part of a series, ChartingRead More →

Mike Cavanaugh, on the sidelines of Air Force training Earlier today, Mike Cavanaugh announced his professional retirement from USA Team Handball: Link Although he will no longer have an official capacity, he will still contribute to the sport as an Air Force coach and, I would suspect, in other waysRead More →

This article is part of a series, Charting a Path Forward for Team USA Handball (2019 Reboot) A brief diatribe on American and European sports structures When describing handball in the United States, it is important to consider the context of its audience. Simple terms like club, schools, colleges, intramurals,Read More →

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