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Checking Out These Women is A-okay!

Heather Gillis-Harris | Posted 07.10.2015 | Sports
Heather Gillis-Harris

Granted, we still have a long way to go as far as gender equality. Women still don't take home the same paychecks as the professional male athletes do, but hopefully the momentum is building.

Beckham's Adorable Daughter Is Learning To Bend It Like, Well, You Know

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 06.05.2015 | Sports

"Mia Hamm eat your heart out."

The Way the Ball Bounces

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 11.19.2014 | Women
Jill S. Tietjen

Now is the first time that a woman has been named a coach in the National Basketball Association. This column addresses some significant women's accomplishments in sports that involve a ball: tennis, soccer, football, basketball and golf.

Let's Stop Neutralizing Men

Valerie Alexander | Posted 09.03.2014 | Women
Valerie Alexander

The male position is not the neutral position. It has a point of view, the male point of view, which not everyone shares, and which is not always superior. So please, stop announcing that Landon Donovan is the "all-time U.S. leading goal scorer."

The Sports World's Best Couples

Vogue | Posted 10.01.2013 | Style

Inspired by Vonn and Woods's budding histoire d'amour, we've assembled an all-star lineup of our favorite sports-world pairings, from tennis It-couple Maria Sharapova and Grigor Dimitrov to newly engaged basketball lovebirds Kevin Durant and Monica Wright.

WATCH: Abby Wambach Makes History With 4-Goal Game

AP | TOM CANAVAN | Posted 08.20.2013 | Sports

HARRISON, N.J. — Move over Mia Hamm. Abby Wambach is now the greatest goal scorer in international soccer. Wambach scored four times in the fir...

LA FEST Uses Soccer to Bring Communities Together

Ross Szabo | Posted 05.26.2013 | Los Angeles
Ross Szabo

It may seem unimaginable to witness an event that brings together HIV and AIDS education in Africa, bone marrow transplants, celebrities and soccer for people of all ages. That's what happened, however, at LAFEST last Sunday.

My Amazing Olympic Experience

Jackie Schaefer | Posted 10.18.2012 | Teen
Jackie Schaefer

I leave London as a 13-year-old girl who has experienced the Olympics for the first time. Eight years from now, I dream to be a 21-year-old participating in the games.

SLIDESHOW: Top Olympians' Causes

Lisa M. Dietlin | Posted 09.29.2012 | Impact
Lisa M. Dietlin

If you're like me, and lots of other people, you're completely enthralled with the Olympic Games happening right now in London. I find them amazing w...

WATCH: 6 Olympians Starring In Embarrassing Commercials

Oliver Noble | Posted 07.27.2012 | Sports

One of the perks of being an Olympic athlete (in addition to all the free condoms) is the possibility of a lucrative commercial contract with globally...

Go for Your Goals

Mickey Goodman | Posted 05.27.2012 | Women
Mickey Goodman

Wanted: Young women for careers in science, technology, engineering and math.

U.S. Women's Soccer Star Moves Closer To History

AP | By JOSEPH WHITE | Posted 01.30.2012 | Sports

VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Now Abby Wambach only has Mia Hamm to beat. The veteran striker scored twice Sunday night, moving into second place on...

Naming The Baby After The Quarterback? Why Not

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 11.28.2011 | Parents

Babies are named after all different kinds of people and things: ancestors, celebrities, fruit, even boroughs. And in Nebraska, you can add college fo...