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MLB Welcomes Girls to Bat At First-Ever Girls' Youth Tournament

Major League Baseball is teaming up with USA Baseball to hosting the first-ever Trailblazer Series, girls' youth tournament, encouraging girls to pursue traditionally dominated male sports. Read More »

Serena Williams, the Greatest Athlete In the World, Is Pregnant

And unto the Williams Dynasty, an heir shall be born. Serena Williams is pregnant! The tennis superstar revealed the news on Snapchat today, posting a mirror selfie of her baby bump in a canary yellow one-piece with a trendy body chain. Read More »

Kathrine Switzer Runs Boston Marathon 50 Years After Being First Woman to Enter the Race

Fifty years after being the first woman to enter the Boston Marathon, Kathrine Switzer, now 70, finished the 2017 26.2-mile race with an unofficial time of 4:44:31 — just 24 minutes slower than the time she first ran it at 20 years old. Read More »

18-Year-Old Becca Longo Becomes First Woman to Receive an NCAA Football Scholarship

At just 18-years-old, Becca Longo has a future ahead of her that no other woman has ever seen — at least not until last week's signing ceremony at Basha High School in Arizona. Read More »

The Serena Slam: How the Tennis Star Gracefully Asked This Reporter to Apologize

MAKER Serena Williams handled a reporter who called her defeat against Lucie Safarova "scrappy" and full of unforced errors with grace. "I think that's a very negative thing to say. Are you serious?" Williams said. Read More »

8 Epic Summer Olympic Moments

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Female Athletes Advocate for Body Love in ESPN's New 'Body Issue'

2015 may just be the year for female athletes — and it's about time.   Read More »

4 Champion Runners Answer the Eternal Question “Why Run?”

When it comes to running, many people either think of it as a necessary evil or something to avoid at all costs. Then there are the lucky few, who embrace the sport. Read More »

Get Ready to Flip Out Over This Groundbreaking LSU Gymnast

The NCAA Women’s Gymnastics Championship is underway, and the spotlight is on LSU senior Lloimincia Hall. Read More »

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