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Girls in Sports

Mo'ne Davis' Has A Memoir Coming Soon -- And She's Only 13

AP | Posted 11.20.2014 | Black Voices

NEW YORK (AP) — A memoir when you're still a teenager may seem premature, but not for Mo'ne Davis, the first female pitcher to win a Little League W...

9-Year-Old Realizes What's Wrong With "Throws Like A Girl" Faster Than Most Adults

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 08.27.2014 | Parents

Nine-year-old Linden understands how the phrase "Throw like a girl" is used by most people, but he also knows that it's not accurate. He was inter...

Meet The Girl Reshaping Little League, One 70 MPH Fastball At A Time

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 10.11.2014 | Sports

Mo'Ne Davis throws like a girl -- which is to say, she throws better than most of her peers, nearly all of whom are men. Davis, a 13-year-old Littl...

My Secret Life As a Competitive Swimmer

Bianca Turetsky | Posted 07.13.2014 | Women
Bianca Turetsky

Swimming let me be competitive in a way that I wasn't in any other part of my adolescent life, which I think is a trait that's so critically important to encourage, particularly in young girls who are often taught to be nice, to compromise

This 13-Year-Old Girl Can Teach You What It Means To Be Fearless

Posted 01.25.2014 | Good News

Most adults we know could take a lesson from 13-year-old Janya Lilly. She's only in seventh grade, but she knows what it means to go after your dreams...

Let New York City Kids Exercise!

Taina Bien-Aime | Posted 01.08.2013 | New York
Taina Bien-Aime

Parents should put pressure on the DOE to publish a complete inventory of physical education curricula, time and space allocated to physical education classes, along with the number of qualified teachers for each school.

After the Olympics: Helping Our Future Olympic Stars

Rep. Louise Slaughter | Posted 10.15.2012 | Sports
Rep. Louise Slaughter

Despite our incredible progress over the years, we still have more work to do. Although our female Olympians broke through new barriers, future generations of American women are facing declining athletic opportunity.