FloSports Weekly Viewing Guide: 9/25 - 10/1

In our weekly viewing guide, we list the best live coverage and original storytelling coming up across each of our sites. If you have Apple TV 4 or Roku, watch all of these live events and documentaries on your TV at home.


2017 Pan IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu No-Gi Championships - September 30

The No-Gi Pans is one of the most important tournaments of the year and always draws high-level competitors. See some of jiu-jitsu's biggest stars like Michelle Nicolini, Joao Miyao, Matheus Diniz and more throw down in the IBJJF's premier no-gi event of the fall. Watch it live only on FloGrappling.com. WATCH LIVE

Chael Sonnen Presents Submission Underground 5 - October 1

Chael Sonnen's submission-only grappling event returns to Portland, Oregon, and features headlining bout between former Strikeforce champion Sarah Kaufman and world jiu-jitsu champion Amanda Diggins. Also on the card is UFC legend Phil Baroni who takes on ADCC silver medalist AJ Agazarm in the co-main. WATCH LIVE


Collegiate Marching Band Festival - October 1

Can't make it to a college football game but still want to see your favorite college marching bands perform? You're in luck! The 22nd Annual Collegiate Marching Band Festival is coming to you LIVE for the very first time on Sunday, October 1. See performances from some of your favorite halftime performers like West Chester University, University of Massachusetts, University of Massachusetts and more! WATCH LIVE


Journeymen Fall Classic - September 30- October 1

Over the past few years, the Journeymen Fall Classic has established itself as one of the most prestigious preseason high school tournaments in the country. This year's Classic will feature 245 competitors from 30 different states, of which over 40 are nationally ranked. Wrestlers will come from as far west as Nevada, and as far south as Florida, and from all over the northeast. WATCH LIVE

Channel Event Date


Fury FC 19

California Fight League 12

Maverick MMA 3

KOP 58

RFO Big Guns 25

Driller Promotions: No Mercy VI

Cagezilla 48

September 29

September 30

September 30

September 30

September 30

September 30

September 30


North Carolina A&T State vs S.C. State

September 30


Fight to Win Pro 49

IBJJF 2017 Pan No-Gi Jiu Jitsu Championship

Chael Sonnen Presents Submission Underground 5

September 29

September 30

October 1


2017 Bands of America Dallas/Ft. Worth Regional Championship

2017 Bands of America South Texas Regional Championship

Collegiate Marching Band Festival

September 30

September 30

October 1


Nike Tournament of Champions

September 29-30


2017 Journeymen Fall Classic

September 30- Oct 1


PGF Ultimate Challenge

September 30-October 1

FloSoftball Accepting FAB 50 Club Teams Nominations

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We are currently updating the FAB 50 club rankings and want to hear from you about the top teams in the country!

Eugene Lenti Retires After 37 Seasons As DePaul Softball Coach

DePaul Athletics

After a nearly 40-year run at DePaul, Eugene Lenti has retired as the Blue Demons' head softball coach.

This Week's Verbal Commitments & Team Changes (6/14)

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We are still catching up on many verbals that were made before the early contact date was changed. This week alone we've added more than 70 commits, along with some team changes.

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USSSA Pride To Host NPF’s First-Ever LGBT Pride Night


As we kick off June’s LGBT Month, the USSSA Pride announced they will host professional softball’s first-ever LGBT Pride Night on June 20 to celebrate diversity and inclusion. 

The Ugly Side Of Early Specialization

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By Kaila Holtz @kailaholtz

Amanda Lorenz Joins USA WNT At Japan All-Star Series

Rob Ferguson/USA TODAY Softball

OKLAHOMA CITY — USA Softball announced today that Amanda Lorenz (Moorpark, Calif.) will be joining the USA Softball Women’s National Team (WNT) at the 2018 Japan All-Star Series.  Lorenz, an outfielder who will be entering her senior season at the University of Florida, returns to the USA Softball WNT program with previous experience, having played on the 2016 Women's Elite Team.Lorenz, along with the Japan All-Star Series roster, will go through training camp and exhibition games this week at the Scrap Yard Complex before setting their sights on the Japan All-Star Series June 20-23, 2018 where they will face the Japan National Team in a three-game series.Led by Head Coach Laura Berg (Corvallis, Ore./Head Coach at Oregon State), Patty Gasso (Torrance, Calif./Head Coach at Oklahoma), Melyssa Lombardi (Glendale, Ariz./Associate Head Coach at Oklahoma) and two-time Olympian Natasha Watley (Irvine, Calif./Director of Operations at CSUN) will serve as Assistant Coaches for the 2018 USA Softball Japan All-Star Series roster.

FloSoftball Partners With AthPro360 To Launch FloShowdown ID Camps

Gary Rohman/USA TODAY Sports

FloSoftball, the innovator in live and original softball content, today announced an exclusive partnership with AthPro360 to launch the FloShowdown ID camps for 14U to 18U and JUCO players. AthPro360 is the world’s most comprehensive and technologically advanced collegiate athletic recruiting and player development platform. 

Rutgers Named Kristen Butler Head Softball Coach

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (June 8, 2018) – Rutgers Athletics has announced the hiring of Kristen Butler as the next head coach of the Scarlet Knights' softball program. A former SEC Player of the Year and record-setting professional softball player in the United States and Japan, Butler has spent the last four seasons turning around the program as head coach at Toledo while earning the 2018 Mid-American Conference Coach of the Year honor.

Renee Gillispie Named Iowa Softball Head Coach

UCF Athletics

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Renee Gillispie has been named head softball coach at the University of Iowa, Henry B. and Patricia B Tippie Director of Athletics Chair Gary Barta announced Friday.

The Perks Of Being Versatile, By Former Arizona Softball Star Hallie Wilson

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USSSA Pride utility player and former Arizona Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Year Hallie Wilson joins the FloSoftball writing staff. Her first article is about the benefits of being versatile in a right-handers world.