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Think the WNBA is in Trouble? Let's Talk Some NBA History

Think the WNBA is in Trouble? Let's Talk Some NBA History

David Berri  06. 3.2016
Is the WNBA "struggling for relevance" as Richard Sandomir and The New York Times claim? If you know a bit of history, none of the "struggles"...
Girls Who Love Sports Are Basically Unicorns, According To Sexist T-Shirt

Girls Who Love Sports Are Basically Unicorns, According To Sexist T-Shirt

Alanna Vagianos  05.27.2016
If you haven't heard, women don't like sports. According to a recent sexist t-shirt, at least.  According to a t-shirt sold by clothing...
USWNT Lawyer Says U.S. Soccer Distorted Pay Numbers

USWNT Lawyer Says U.S. Soccer Distorted Pay Numbers

Travis Waldron  04.21.2016
Three weeks after five members of the U.S. Women's National Team filed a complaint against the U.S. Soccer Federation alleging that the...
EspnW Can't Have A Comments Section Because The Internet Is Awful

EspnW Can't Have A Comments Section Because The Internet Is Awful

Ryan Grenoble  04.20.2016
Scroll through the comments section on your average EspnW story, and you'll delight in the carefully reasoned arguments and intelligence...
On the 50th Anniversary of the First Woman to Run the Boston Marathon, the Inspiration is Real

On the 50th Anniversary of the First Woman to Run the Boston Marathon, the Inspiration is Real

Laura Brindley  04.19.2016
This year the Boston Marathon held special meaning for me. As a senior, it's my last chance to cheer in the famous "Scream Tunnel." But...
When It Comes To Sports, The 'Bro Code' Rules

When It Comes To Sports, The 'Bro Code' Rules

Lyndsey D'Arcangelo  04. 1.2016
Call it "bro code" (and yes, I cringe every time I say it), call it whatever you want. It doesn't matter. It's on display everywhere you...
Dude Questions Woman's Baseball Knowledge, Promptly Strikes Out

Dude Questions Woman's Baseball Knowledge, Promptly Strikes Out

Alanna Vagianos  04. 1.2016
Mansplaining: it goes well with any conversation -- especially one about sports.  Ah yes, another man tried to explain sports to...
This Athlete's 'Fail' Was Funny -- But We Missed The Big Picture

This Athlete's 'Fail' Was Funny -- But We Missed The Big Picture

Juliet Spies-Gans  03.31.2016
Happy fucking Monday 🙃 A video posted by Mattie Rogers 🍰 (@mattiecakesssss) on Mar 28, 2016 at 3:26pm PDT This week,...
5 Ways to End Sports Sexism, Going Deeper Than Indian Wells

5 Ways to End Sports Sexism, Going Deeper Than Indian Wells

Kim Turner  03.25.2016
Almost 44 years have passed since Title IX guaranteed gender equity in education-related sports, 53 years since the Equal Pay Act became...
This WNBA Star Has Had Enough With Sexist Crap

This WNBA Star Has Had Enough With Sexist Crap

Jenavieve Hatch  03.10.2016
Elena Delle Donne is not a female basketball player. She's a basketball player, period.  In a recent conversation with the Cut, the...
Standing Up for What You Believe in: A Letter to My Daughter

Standing Up for What You Believe in: A Letter to My Daughter

Lorna Croswell  03. 7.2016
Now, I have a beautiful little girl who loves soccer and for whom I have numerous hopes and dreams. I hope that the example I set for you...
Soccer Fans Want More Women In Charge At FIFA

Soccer Fans Want More Women In Charge At FIFA

Travis Waldron  02.25.2016
When members of FIFA's voting congress elect the organization's next president in Zurich on Friday, there will be no female candidates,...
Erin Andrews On The Problematic Double-Standard Between Male And Female Sportscasters

Erin Andrews On The Problematic Double-Standard Between Male And Female Sportscasters

Ryan Buxton  02.17.2016
After more than 15 years as a sports reporter, Erin Andrews still feels like a woman in a man's world -- "every single game, every...