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Showing the World What's Possible

Renee M. Brown | Posted 04.08.2013 | Sports
Renee M. Brown

When I think about what sports have done for me , it makes me truly realize how important they are for our youth today. That is why I will be celebrating National Girls and Women in Sports Day today, with a promising outlook for our next generations of female leaders.

How Fashion Is Like Basketball

Cappie Pondexter | Posted 03.19.2013 | Style
Cappie Pondexter

One of the reasons why I opened my company was to help other athletes with their fashion needs. I study fashion no matter where I go and I love to watch my teammates and their fashion styles.

How I Found My Calling

Ruth Riley | Posted 02.11.2013 | Sports
Ruth Riley

As a child, I was clueless to the level of poverty we were living in. Mom raised us to work as hard as possible at whatever task was before us, be willing to help others in need and be grateful for what we are given... all lessons that made the foundation of who I am today.

WATCH: NFL's Larry Fitzgerald Shaves NBA's Kevin Love's Head In Honor Of Breast Cancer Awareness

Posted 10.25.2012 | Black Voices

Athletes Kevin Love and Larry Fitzgerald are raising awareness for breast cancer in an amazing way. Fitzgerald, an Arizona Cardinal's wide receive...

LGBT History Month Icon Of The Day: Kye Allums

The Huffington Post | JR Tungol | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Kye Allums made news when he came out as the first transgender man to play on a NCAA Division 1 women's basketball team in November 2010. At the time,...

Title IX: The Door Is Wide Open

Marynell Meadors | Posted 08.20.2012 | Sports
Marynell Meadors

Any sport a young woman wants to play, there's an opportunity somewhere for her to play it. Our players with the Dream would think I was from Venus if I started telling them about how it was at the very beginning, because they don't know. They've always grown up with the opportunities.

The First Daughter of Title IX

Lisa Leslie | Posted 08.14.2012 | Sports
Lisa Leslie

There are many of us who are celebrating 40th birthdays this year along with the amendment, including Mia Hamm and Summer Sanders. Together we're of a generation of female athletes who kept our heads down, focusing on the sport itself, while Title IX blazed a trail in front of us.

Arab Women B-Ballers Fight Hard

Anne Sobel | Posted 08.12.2012 | Sports
Anne Sobel

A young Arab Muslim woman living in the Gulf can get amped up by a sick layup off the transition, and it actually has nothing to do with her being an Arab Muslim woman. It does, however, have everything to do with her being an athlete.

Did You See That? Top Sports Photos May 28 - June 3

Posted 06.04.2012 | Sports

The best and craziest sports pictures of the week. To see more great photography visit HuffPost Exposure....

Something Bigger Than Myself

Tina Charles | Posted 07.29.2012 | Sports
Tina Charles

2012-05-29-Screenshot20120529at4.50.09PM.jpgAs professional athletes, we can easily take for granted what just a little bit of giving back can do in this world.

WNBA Draft: Remembering the Day My Life Changed

Tina Thompson | Posted 06.12.2012 | Sports
Tina Thompson

I wish all the ladies in the Draft this year much success. Keep getting better, good is never enough. I challenge them to know their history, for it is difficult to know where you are headed if you do not know from where you came.

The Sport That Pays It's Female Coaches 2/3 Less

The New York Times | Posted 04.03.2012 | Women

Women's college sports have changed enormously since the adoption of Title IX in 1972. More teams are being fielded and more athletes are participatin...

Did You See That? Top Sports Photos March 26 - April 1

Posted 04.02.2012 | Sports

The best and craziest sports pictures of the week. To see more great photography visit HuffPost Exposure....

WATCH: Baylor Star Ejected During Elite Eight Game

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 03.27.2012 | Sports

Before the 2012 NCAA Women's Tournament got underway, the only question being asked was, "Can any team stop Baylor?" After four rounds of tourname...

Did You See That? Top Sports Photos Feb. 27 - March 4

Posted 03.05.2012 | Sports

The best and craziest sports pictures of the week. To see more great photography visit HuffPost Exposure....

Did You See That? Top Sports Photos Feb. 20-26

Posted 02.27.2012 | Sports

The best and craziest sports pictures of the week. To see more great photography visit HuffPost Exposure....

Title IX's Impact on My Life

Swin Cash | Posted 04.24.2012 | Sports
Swin Cash

Every person who participates in sports won't become a professional athlete. But everyone should have the same opportunities to chase their dreams. I may not have the same basketball gifts as a Kobe Bryant or LeBron James, but like them I was given a chance for equal play.

Did You See That? Top Sports Photos Feb. 13 - Feb. 19

Posted 02.22.2012 | Sports

The best and craziest sports pictures of the week. To see more great photography visit HuffPost Exposure....

'Celts for Blue Cure' to Fight Prostate Cancer -- Will Other Schools Follow?

Gabe Canales | Posted 04.23.2012 | Impact
Gabe Canales

Celts for Blue Cure won't be just another cancer awareness event. It will bring a message for action aimed directly at students. That message? Diet and lifestyle can help you avoid getting prostate cancer.

"The Mighty Macs": Amazing But True

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 12.24.2011 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

The Mighty Macs is a good movie but it has some things going against it.

The Stuff Dreams Are Made Of

Laurel J. Richie | Posted 12.13.2011 | Sports
Laurel J. Richie

Competing with heart, honoring commitments, and giving back to the community -- to me, that's the stuff dreams are made of.

Players, Colleagues and Fans Offer Support To Pat Summitt On Twitter

Posted 10.24.2011 | Sports

The news that legendary women's basketball coach Pat Summitt had been diagnosed with early-onset dementia sent a shockwave through the sports communit...

WNBA Gets Violent

Posted 09.05.2011 | Sports

Tuesday night's WNBA game between the Phoenix Mercury and LA Sparks got a little chippy in the third quarter while Phoenix was clinging to a two-point...

Laura Gottesdiener

'The Opportunity To See The World': WNBA Thursday With Angel McCoughtry | Laura Gottesdiener | Posted 07.26.2011 | Sports

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

Laura Gottesdiener

WNBA Thursday: Exclusive With Nicole Powell | Laura Gottesdiener | Posted 07.18.2011 | Sports

Welcome to WNBA Thursday! The season kicks off June 3, but on Thursday the Chicago Sky faces the Chinese National Team in the first preseason game. Mo...