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Football Star Sam Gordon is Back on the Field

After a year's hiatus to make the Olympic Development soccer team, Sam Gordon is back to football. We revisit her talk at the MAKERS Conference.  Read More »

Women in Sports: Playing with the Boys

All eyes are on the NBA Finals. So, of course here at MAKERS, we decided to take a bit of a different perspective on the event. Read More »

5 Things to Know About the Only Woman in the Kentucky Derby, Rosie Napravnik

Tonight, amid the excitement of mint juleps and fancy hats, Rosie Napravnik will attempt to make history by becoming the first female jockey to ever win a Kentucky Derby.  Read More »

Firsts In Women's Sports History (Photo Gallery)

There's no doubt that there have always been athletic, strong, and talented women, but the opportunity to compete wasn't always there. Read More »

Women Breaking Ground in Football

  For a sport that's widely regarded as men-only, football has seen a fresh development of women blazing the field. From Lauren Silberman's unprecedented NFL try-out to ten year old sensation Samantha Gordon's impressive talent, women are breaking down gender barriers in football.   Read More »

9 Year Old Football Star Samantha Gordon Sets Record, Gets Her Own Wheaties Box

She's nine. She's a girl. And you've never seen a football player like her. Read More »

Tags: Sports

New MAKER: Vivian Stringer

Stringer has established herself as one of the most successful coaches in women’s basketball, receiving numerous awards and accolades throughout her career. Read More »

New MAKER: Bethany Hamilton

Born into a family of surfers in Hawaii, Bethany Hamilton's love for surfing was immediately apparent. At the age of four she entered her first competition, which eventually lead to sponsorships at the young age of nine. Read More »