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Skateboarding And Surfing Are Very Close To Becoming Olympic Sports

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 06.01.2016 | Sports

The International Olympic Committee is one step away from adding skateboarding, surfing and several other sports to the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games -- a ...

Jennie Finch Will Be The First Woman To Manage A Pro Baseball Team

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 05.27.2016 | Sports

Former softball star Jennie Finch will become the first woman to manage a professional baseball team this Sunday, when she is set to guest manage the ...

Monica Abbott Scores Biggest Deal In The History Of U.S. Women's Sports

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 05.06.2016 | Sports

In the United States, opportunities for female athletes with professional sports franchises are limited and generally low-paying. Over four decades af...

High School Softball Team Thinks It Won, Celebrates, Loses

The Huffington Post | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 05.02.2016 | Sports

CRAZIEST FINISH EVER! pic.twitter.com/NY6DMsYMBu— Brian Gosset (@Gosset41) April 25, 2016 Much of the magic of sports comes from their unpred...

This Behind-The-Back Bunt Almost Doesn't Make Sense At First

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 04.15.2016 | Sports

@19srowles killin the game. way to go girl. so proud of you 💗💗💗💗 #houseofhighlights #thatsnotmescreaming @houseofhighlights @sportscenter...

The Case for Having Employees Work through Mistakes

Melissa Garvey | Posted 02.04.2016 | Business
Melissa Garvey

Here is my call to action for all managers of people--remember that no matter what your title, if you have people report to you, you are also a coach.

Concussions: Could Women Have Increased Risk?

Dr. Joseph Horrigan | Posted 12.28.2015 | Sports
Dr. Joseph Horrigan

Many sports fans don't realize, or recognize, that direct head trauma is not the only cause of concussions in athletes. Head-neck acceleration may cause the brain to impact against the cranium without head trauma.

Royko and Trump at Christmas

Roger Wright | Posted 12.16.2015 | Chicago
Roger Wright

What if the great writer Mike Royko had left Don Trump a Christmas present? Trump left his security detail out on State Street and walked in early a...

Meet The Teen Born With One Hand Defying Odds On The Softball Field

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 10.29.2015 | Teen

People who doubt Jaide Bucher should probably think again. As part of its "Win From Within" series, Gatorade put the spotlight on Bucher, a 15-year-ol...

Softball Coach Groped Players, Offered Porn Connection, Suit Says

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 10.05.2015 | Crime

An explosive lawsuit filed Friday accuses a softball coach at a Christian college of forcibly touching his players, offering to help them get jobs in ...

Thanks To This High School Girl, Hitting Off A Tee Has Never Been So Cool

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 08.24.2015 | Sports

Hitting coaches love putting their pupils through tee work. It's by far the most boring and rote batting drill there is in baseball, but it's also the...

Fierce 'Frozen'-Themed T-Ball Team Photo Goes Viral

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 06.17.2015 | Parents

A group of fierce little T-ball players are taking the Internet by storm with their "Frozen"-themed team photo. Oklahoma mom and photographer Bets...

Take Me Out of This Wretched Softball Game

Kristen Hansen Brakeman | Posted 06.10.2016 | Comedy
Kristen Hansen Brakeman

Whenever people say, "There are two kinds of people in the world," I cringe. It's such a cliché. Yet recently, when a couple women on my husband's softball team canceled at the last minute and I was drafted to fill in, I changed my view.

Always Slide Home

Abbie Rumbach | Posted 06.04.2016 | Parents
Abbie Rumbach

I soon learned that there would be a T-ball draft. Yep. This is a real situation. Coaches actually get together and haggle for players, half of whom can't even wipe their own butts, my son among them.

Agility, Speed, Balance and Power Start With Your Feet

Dr. Steve Rosenberg | Posted 06.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Steve Rosenberg

Every athlete, whether you are a man or women, wants to be faster than a speeding built, more powerful than a locomotive and able to move with cat lik...

It's Great Mo'ne Davis Had It In Her To Forgive That Guy. But Still, F**k That Guy.

Damon Young | Posted 05.26.2015 | Women
Damon Young

There's nothing to be happy about -- no feel-good takeaways -- when a middle school girl gets insulted by a man and has to speak up for him so he can continue a baseball career no one gives a fuck about. She is not supposed to be anyone's savior or protector. We need to be saving and protecting her.

When It Comes to Exercise, It All Starts From the Ground Up!

Dr. Steve Rosenberg | Posted 05.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Steve Rosenberg

Spring is on its way so, regardless of what sporting or exercise activity you participate in, if you want to be successful and get the most out of your performance, start from the bottom up. Yes, feet first!

When People Tell Me I Can't Do Something Because of My Disability, I Don't Listen

Randy Smith | Posted 03.14.2015 | Impact
Randy Smith

When someone says I can't pitch, or I can't run, I go ahead and motivate myself to do that to show them that I can do everything that they said I can't do.

'Back to the Future' -- What's It's Like to 'Return' to Sixth Grade Sports

Miles J. Zaremski | Posted 03.14.2015 | Fifty
Miles J. Zaremski

I'm told there must be 3,000 men and women playing the sport, all the way in the 90s; yup, into the 90s! So, coming from a baseball background, I wanted to play. Before anyone can play, one has to go through three separate evaluations and then be drafted. Sounds like MLB, huh?

Everything You Need To Know About Teens and Sports

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 11.09.2014 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

High school has started for teens all over the country, and parents and teens are grappling with all sorts of issues around playing team sports.

University of Alabama Catcher and Type I Diabetic, Molly Fichtner

Scott Benner | Posted 08.18.2014 | Sports
Scott Benner

University of Alabama's catcher Molly Fichtner is someone whose story needs to be told for a number of reasons. You may be interested in hearing about...

WATCH: This Beautiful Act Of Sportsmanship Will Make You Cry

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 04.28.2014 | Sports

Amid a news cycle dominated by one depressing sports story after another, this heartwarming act of sportsmanship is particularly uplifting. The muc...

Young Women and ACL Injuries: How Proper Training Is Vital to Minimize Risk

Dr. Joseph Horrigan | Posted 05.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Joseph Horrigan

One area of strength training has fallen short with female athletes, in which tears of the ACL -- or anterior cruciate ligament -- have actually increased dramatically over the years. Such injuries are now, in fact, common in female volleyball, softball, basketball and soccer players.

The Joy of the Game: Reflecting on Watching Baseball Instead of Playing

Tristan Higgins | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Tristan Higgins

I'm watching my son play baseball. That means on this particular afternoon, I am sitting alone along the backstop in my relatively comfortable camp ch...

Danielle Schlanger

A League Of Their Own

HuffingtonPost.com | Danielle Schlanger | Posted 06.27.2013 | Politics

The congressional women's team almost had it. Going into the 6th inning at the 5th Annual Congressional Women’s Softball Game Wednesday evening,...