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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...
Cal Reinstates 3 Sports, But Baseball Is Gone

Cal Reinstates 3 Sports, But Baseball Is Gone

02.12.2011
BERKELEY, Calif. — California reinstated three teams Friday that were slated to be eliminated in a cost-cutting move after an aggressive...
Saudi Women Deserve a Sporting Chance

Saudi Women Deserve a Sporting Chance

01.26.2011
This week marks the five-month countdown to the 39th anniversary of Title IX, the law prohibiting discrimination in educational programs...

Soccer in South Side Chicago--in the Company of Heroes

10. 1.2010
We had the great opportunity to work with Olympic women's soccer legend Julie Foudy and GoGirlGo! Chicago to give 50 balls away to a local...