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Title IX and the Women's World Cup

07.11.2011
Watching the Women's World Cup, and the incredible U.S. quarterfinal win Sunday against Brazil, I am reminded just how important Title...
On The Soccer Field, Women Aren't Faking It

On The Soccer Field, Women Aren't Faking It

07. 7.2011
Turns out that when it comes to sports injuries, women aren't faking it. Female soccer players are half as likely to fake an injury as...
United States Routs Colombia To Guarantee World Cup Quarterfinal Appearance

United States Routs Colombia To Guarantee World Cup Quarterfinal Appearance

07. 2.2011
SINSHEIM, Germany — Anyone can sign autographs or pose for photos. The U.S. women found a better way to say "thank you" to the American...
Women Get Their Own Table At Coney Island Hot Dog Contest

Women Get Their Own Table At Coney Island Hot Dog Contest

Ben Muessig  06.29.2011
On July 4, the world's finest female competitive eaters will declare their independence. For the first time ever, top-ranking female hot...

Looking Back, Looking Forward: 40 Years Of Title IX

06.23.2011
This week is the 50th anniversary of my first championship win at Wimbledon, and the 40th anniversary year of Title IX, legislation that...

WATCH: The New Symbol Of International Diplomacy Wears A Girls Soccer Jersey

Laura Gottesdiener  06. 7.2011
Snippets of seven different languages and more than a dozen soccer balls flew across the expansive field of the Players Development Academy...
WNBA Thursday: Swin Cash Spills The Secrets To The Huskies Winning Streak

WNBA Thursday: Swin Cash Spills The Secrets To The Huskies Winning Streak

Laura Gottesdiener  06. 2.2011
The Women's National Basketball Association regular season kicks off on Friday with the Minnesota Lynx taking on the Los Angeles Sparks...
WATCH: Ultra Marathoner Kristin Moehl Races the Grand Canyon

WATCH: Ultra Marathoner Kristin Moehl Races the Grand Canyon

Laura Gottesdiener  06. 1.2011
Standing at the South Rim of the Grand Canyon, ultra marathoner Kristin Moehl saw more than 20 miles of trails winding down to the canyon...
Out Of The Pool, French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde Is Making Waves

Out Of The Pool, French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde Is Making Waves

Laura Gottesdiener  06. 1.2011
French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde is up for Dominique Strauss-Kahn's former position as leader of the International Monetary Fund....
In Badminton, Pants Are Back

In Badminton, Pants Are Back

Laura Gottesdiener  05.31.2011
The Badminton World Federation ditched a proposed skirts-only rule for female players in the face of intense opposition from both players...
'The Opportunity To See The World': WNBA Thursday With Angel McCoughtry

'The Opportunity To See The World': WNBA Thursday With Angel McCoughtry

Laura Gottesdiener  05.26.2011
The Washington Mystics took the early Eastern Conference lead in the WNBA preseason this week with back-to-back wins over the New York...

Women's Tennis Association Sells Sport With Glitter and Grace

Laura Gottesdiener  05.25.2011
At Roland Garros, top-seeded Caroline Wozniacki is still on track for her first Grand Slam championship after surviving a close call against...
Maya Moore Jumps On Exclusive Jordan Brand

Maya Moore Jumps On Exclusive Jordan Brand

Laura Gottesdiener  05.20.2011
Maya Moore will be rocking new kicks from a very exclusive sponsor when she steps onto the court for the Minnesota Lynx’s first preseason...
The Man Behind No Pants Policy in Badminton Explains Motivations

The Man Behind No Pants Policy in Badminton Explains Motivations

Laura Gottesdiener  05.19.2011
Badminton World Federation Deputy President Paisan Rangsikitpho has provided explanation for the federation's recent decision to require...