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'The Inequality, It's Just So Vast'

'The Inequality, It's Just So Vast'

Laura Gottesdiener  05.16.2011
Elite cyclist and espnW senior editor Kathryn Bertine has done everything that the rest of us -- weekend warriors and casual blogger that...
World Cup Roster Announced as U.S. Gears up for Women’s World Cup

World Cup Roster Announced as U.S. Gears up for Women’s World Cup

Laura Gottesdiener  05.16.2011
This summer’s FIFA Women’s World Cup kicks off June 26, and with the first match only five weeks away, national team coach Pia Sundhage...
EXCLUSIVE: WNBA's Maya Moore Speaks about Pay, Labor and Going Pro

EXCLUSIVE: WNBA's Maya Moore Speaks about Pay, Labor and Going Pro

Laura Gottesdiener  05.12.2011
She was the number one draft pick for the WNBA, a four-season All-American at University of Connecticut and a world championships gold-medalist...

Why Did This University Cut Its Men's Sports Program?

Laura Gottesdiener  05. 9.2011
When the University of Delaware announced it was downgrading the men’s varsity track and cross country programs to club teams earlier...
No Forfeit Here: WNBA Players Win At Motherhood And Career

No Forfeit Here: WNBA Players Win At Motherhood And Career

Laura Gottesdiener  05. 6.2011
When DeMya Walker, forward for the Connecticut Sun and now an 11-year WNBA veteran, became pregnant in 2006, the hardest part of her excruciating,...
Game, Sex, Match: 'Renée' Explores Controversial Life of Tennis Star

Game, Sex, Match: 'Renée' Explores Controversial Life of Tennis Star

Laura Gottesdiener  04.27.2011
In 1976, Renée Richards walked onto the court of the La Jolla tennis championship as an unknown housewife from Southern California. Her...
U.S. Women's Hockey Team Is On Top Of The World

U.S. Women's Hockey Team Is On Top Of The World

Laura Gottesdiener  04.25.2011
The U.S. women’s ice hockey team beat Canada 3-2 in overtime on Monday in Switzerland, taking their third-straight world championship. The...
U.S. Women's Hockey Team Heads Into Semifinals at Worlds, With Eyes On Canada

U.S. Women's Hockey Team Heads Into Semifinals at Worlds, With Eyes On Canada

Laura Gottesdiener  04.22.2011
At the ongoing Women’s World Hockey Championship in Switzerland, the U.S. women’s hockey team is racking up some formidable statistics:...
High School Star Kendall Coyne Scores First Goal For U.S. In Women's Hockey World Championships

High School Star Kendall Coyne Scores First Goal For U.S. In Women's Hockey World Championships

Laura Gottesdiener  04.19.2011
When the United States women’s national hockey team faced off against Slovakia in Zurich on Sunday night at the first round of the World...
9-Time NYC Marathon Winner Dies

9-Time NYC Marathon Winner Dies

04.19.2011
OSLO, Norway -- Grete Waitz, a Norwegian runner who won nine New York City Marathons and the silver medal at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics,...
Women's NCAA Teams Outdo Men In Classroom

Women's NCAA Teams Outdo Men In Classroom

03.15.2011
ORLANDO, Fla. — A study released Tuesday found the women's teams in this year's NCAA basketball tournament graduated their players...
Empowering Kenyan Women To Aim High On And Off The Field

Empowering Kenyan Women To Aim High On And Off The Field

03.11.2011
Growing up in the Kenyan slums, Peninah Nthenya Musyimi was surrounded by drugs, prostitution and dire poverty. Her childhood was "very...
Women Hold 4% Of Division I Athletics Director Jobs

Women Hold 4% Of Division I Athletics Director Jobs

03. 9.2011
Almost 40 years after the passage of Title IX, which promoted gender equality in educational athletic programs, and almost 30 years after...
Females Down for the Count

Females Down for the Count

02.22.2011
The question is whether or not males and females should be given opportunities to participate in the same sports, but be segregated by...