Fred Bowen

KidsPost sports columnist

Fred Bowen writes the weekly sports opinion column for KidsPost. He is the author of 27 sports books for ages 7 to 13. His latest book is “Hardcourt: Stories From 75 Years of the National Basketball Association.”
Latest from Fred Bowen

Mystics will have tough start to WNBA playoffs

Washington may face the Seattle Storm, led by Breanna Stewart, in the opening round.

August 11, 2022

European champion Lionesses get England fired up about women’s soccer

The United States’ team is ranked Number 1, but England’s team looks promising for next year’s World Cup.

August 4, 2022

If you could be a pro athlete, which sport would you choose?

Would you be a major leaguer or play in the WNBA? It’s fun to consider on long summer evenings.

July 28, 2022

Young talent like Juan Soto are key to Nationals’ return to winning

Catcher Keibert Ruiz looks like a keeper, but Bell, Gray and Garcia are tougher calls. And can the team afford Soto?

July 21, 2022

College football is more and more about the money

Two California universities move to the Big Ten Conference to get a bigger share of TV profits.

July 7, 2022

Without Title IX, athletes and sports fans would have missed out

The law that gave women opportunities to play gave us Allyson Felix, Katie Ledecky, Sue Bird and many more.

June 23, 2022

Golfers cash in on Saudi-funded tour but hurt their legacies

The new LIV Golf tour pays big, but the money comes from a government with a terrible human rights record.

June 16, 2022

Need a break from MLB? Check out collegiate summer baseball.

Kids can get autographs and get close to the action at small summer league fields.

June 8, 2022