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President Barack Obama and MAKERS Pay Tribute to Pat Summitt

On Tuesday, many paid tribute to honor Pat Summitt, the legendary Vols head basketball coach from Knoxville, Tenn., who achieved eight national titles... Read More »

Legendary Tennessee Basketball Coach Pat Summitt Has Died at 64

Legendary basketball coach Pat Summitt died on Tuesday at the age of 64. As coach of the University of Tenne ee's women's basketball team, Summitt led... Read More »

This Woman Is Changing the NBA

By Beejoli Shah In what’s been an uncharacteristically absurd basketball off-season, what with all the news of teams engaging in emoji battles and ton... Read More »

Slam Dunk: The NBA's First Female Coach Is Killing It

By Jennifer Memmolo She shoots, she scores! Becky Hammon has been breaking ground over the past year with the San Antonio Spurs as the first female a... Read More »

The Only Girls Team in an All-Boys Basketball League Dominates the First Half of the Season

As sports journalist Scott Cacciola takes a break from covering the “woeful Knicks” for the New York Times this season, he’s covering good basketball... Read More »

Becky Hammon Makes History as the NBA's First Female Full-Time Coach

Becky Hammon made history this week when she accepted a position as the first full-time, paid female a istant coach in the NBA. She’ll be coaching for... Read More »

Throwback Thursday: Lisa Leslie

As everyone's excited for the NBA finals, this week's #Throwback Thursday goes to Lisa Leslie.  Leslie was the first woman to dunk in a profe ional ga... Read More »

SNEAK PEEK! We're Getting Excited About...

On Women's Equality Day MAKERS will launch our 200th MAKER! MAKERS.com aims to be the largest collection of women's stories ever a embled, and with ea... Read More »