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No. 1 Baylor Stunned

AP | OSKAR GARCIA | Posted 11.17.2012 | Sports

HONOLULU -- Brittney Griner and Baylor were rarely challenged during a 42-game winning streak that included a national title and a quick start to this...

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 10.02.2012 | Gay 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,...

USA Women's Basketball Overcomes Sloppy Play To Beat Croatia

AP | DOUG FEINBERG | Posted 09.27.2012 | Sports

LONDON — Tina Charles scored 14 points and Angel McCoughtry added 13 to lead the U.S. women's basketball team to a sloppy 81-56 victory over Cro...

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.

UConn Coach Sued Over Sexual Advance

AP | DEEPTI HAJELA | Posted 08.11.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — A woman who works as an NBA security official has filed an employment discrimination lawsuit saying she was removed from an assignme...

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.

The Summitt Era Is Over

AP | TERESA M. WALKER | Posted 06.18.2012 | Sports

Pat Summitt, who won more games than anyone in NCAA college basketball history, stepped down Wednesday as coach of the Tennessee Lady Vols, less than ...

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...

Baylor One Win Away From Perfect Season

AP | DOUG FEINBERG | Posted 06.02.2012 | Sports

DENVER — All season long, Baylor has been the best team led by the best player in the country. And that just makes the stakes in Tuesday night'...

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...

South Carolina Overwhelms Purdue

AP | MICHAEL MAROT | Posted 03.20.2012 | Sports

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- South Carolina rebuilt its program with a defensive philosophy, and it sure paid off on Monday night. Markeshia Grant scored ...

Freshman Leads No. 1 Stanford Women

AP | HANK KURZ Jr. | Posted 03.19.2012 | Sports

NORFOLK, Va. -- Freshman Amber Orrange scored a career-high 18 points and Stanford beat West Virginia 72-55 Monday night in the second round of the wo...

UConn Women's Stellar Defense Leads Way

AP | DOUG FEINBERG | Posted 03.19.2012 | Sports

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. -- Bria Hartley and the Connecticut Huskies nearly played a flawless defensive game in a record rout of Kansas State. Hartley score...

Gonzaga Upsets Rutgers In Women's NCAA Tourney

AP | NICHOLAS K. GERANIOS | Posted 03.19.2012 | Sports

SPOKANE, Wash. -- Gonzaga coach Kelly Graves wondered how his team would respond to the physical play of Rutgers in the first round of the NCAA tourna...

Women's NCAA Tournament Bracket Unveiled

AP | DOUG FEINBERG | Posted 05.12.2012 | Sports

Brittney Griner and the Baylor Lady Bears have one goal this season – a national championship. Anything less would be a disappointment for the ...

Lady Titans Fall Short, Could Lose NCAA Berth

AP | Posted 03.12.2012 | Detroit

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- This loss is going to stick with Detroit for a while. The Titans had a nine-point lead early on but couldn't overcome a key injury...

Texas A&M Tops Kansas In Big 12 Women's Tournament

AP | Posted 03.09.2012 | Sports

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Alexia Standish scored 25 points, including 6 of 9 3-pointers, and No. 22 Texas A&M pulled away late in the second half to handle ...

UConn Women Win 5th Straight Big East Tournament

AP | By DOUG FEINBERG | Posted 03.07.2012 | Sports

HARTFORD, Conn. -- What a difference a week makes. Geno Auriemma and his UConn Huskies were left with a lot of questions about themselves after losin...

Notre Dame Looking For First Big East Championship

AP | By DOUG FEINBERG | Posted 03.06.2012 | Sports

HARTFORD, Conn. -- Muffet McGraw and Notre Dame are one victory away from crossing another item off this season's to-do list. Natalie Novosel scored ...