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A Woman's Place is on the Football Field: <br/> How NWFL Quarterback Barbara O'Brien Defied the Odds in a Pre-Title IX World

A Woman's Place is on the Football Field:
How NWFL Quarterback Barbara O'Brien Defied the Odds in a Pre-Title IX World

Purpose2Play  08.27.2015
When you think of female sports pioneers, you probably think of Wilma Rudolph, Nancy Lieberman or Billie Jean King -- women of the pre-Title...
Lisa Leslie Says 'The Door Is Wide Open' For Women In Basketball

Lisa Leslie Says 'The Door Is Wide Open' For Women In Basketball

Lucy McCalmont  08.12.2015
It's been the summer for women in sports, particularly for San Antonio Spurs assistant coach Becky Hammon, who is continuing to break...
Spectacular Sports Slam for Women

Spectacular Sports Slam for Women

Carlynne McDonnell  08.11.2015
I am sure that there will be the usual negative chatter about how women don't belong in professional sports, but that argument is so outdated....
Ronda Rousey On Overcoming An Eating Disorder And Making It In A Male-Dominated World

Ronda Rousey On Overcoming An Eating Disorder And Making It In A Male-Dominated World

Nina Bahadur  08.11.2015
Ronda Rousey isn't afraid to share the most personal details of her life.  During her August 10 Reddit AMA, the MMA fighter talked...

One Thing Even a Total Wuss Can Learn From Ultimate Fighter Ronda Rousey

Mary Laura Philpott  08. 5.2015
What could a wimpy little scrap like you or me learn from UFC champion Ronda Rousey? Plenty. First of all, after seeing "UFC" all over...
Adidas' New Teen Line Fills An Important Gap In The Industry For Teenage Girls

Adidas' New Teen Line Fills An Important Gap In The Industry For Teenage Girls

Carly Steyer  08. 5.2015
Adidas is stepping up to the plate and making sure that teenage girls have the sportswear they need in order to keep crushin' it! The sportswear...

Rousey v. Correia and the Science of Female Combat

Michelle Scalise Sugiyama  07.30.2015
The admission of women to the UFC presents us with a fascinating natural experiment. Due to the well-documented greater tendency of males...
Wimbledon, the (Women's) World Cup, and Gender Equality

Wimbledon, the (Women's) World Cup, and Gender Equality

Michael Kimmel  07.17.2015
What a week for gender equality, huh? Let's compare the two for a moment. At Wimbledon, the male and female champions played on the same...
What The World Cup Win Means For Out Female Athletes

What The World Cup Win Means For Out Female Athletes

Lauren Neidigh  07.13.2015
When we work towards inclusion and acceptance, we win championships. We bring out love in all of its forms and light up the world with...
Olympic Hammer Thrower Amanda Bingson Is A Body Positivity Queen

Olympic Hammer Thrower Amanda Bingson Is A Body Positivity Queen

Nina Friend  07.10.2015
Amanda Bingson's route to appearing nude on the cover of a popular U.S. magazine might seem a bit unconventional for the particular...
10 Social Justice Reasons to Care About Women's Soccer

10 Social Justice Reasons to Care About Women's Soccer

Daniel Kort  07. 6.2015
On Sunday, the U.S. Women's National Team faced Japan in Vancouver for another shot at bringing the cup down the short 30-mile trek back...
FIFA's (Other) Big Problem

FIFA's (Other) Big Problem

Juliana Barbassa  07. 2.2015
FIFA's culture of discrimination goes far beyond the musings of a gaffe-prone, out-of-touch leader.
The Beauty In Watching Women Want

The Beauty In Watching Women Want

Autumn Whitefield-Madrano  07. 2.2015
I'm in awe of the athleticism on display in the Women's World Cup. I watch the matches for the skill, the strategy, the stories. I watch...
Let's Hear It for the Girls

Let's Hear It for the Girls

Blayne Davis  07. 2.2015
Let's give the girls a hand ... An exciting phenomenon is sweeping America: The most popular global sport is finally starting to win the...