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Baseball Hall of Fame Enshrines Jessica Mendoza's Trailblazing Baseball Moment

Jessica Mendoza is ESPN's first female MLB analyst. She recently made history when she became the first woman ever to call a postseason baseball game on national television.  Read More »

FIFA Women's World Cup Breaks TV Record

It's been quite the week for women in sports. First, Carli Lloyd nails a history-making flawless hat trick in the FIFA Women's World Cup final. Then, the U.S. sweeps Japan for the gold.  And what's more? The game shattered TV-rating records as well. Read More »

USA Sweeps Japan in the Women's World Cup

The United States won 5-2 against Japan in the FIFA Women's World Cup soccer championship on Sunday. Midfielder Carli Lloyd made history after scoring two of the fastest goals in the tournament’s history, and becoming the first player to score three goals in one game. Read More »

Firsts In Women's Sports History

There's no doubt that there have always been athletic, strong, and talented women, but they haven't always had the opportunity to compete. MAKERS takes a look back through photos at firsts in women's sports history. Read More »

Strong, Powerful and Inspiring: Girls Owning Their #GameFaces

To be a top athlete, you not only need a body that's in peak condition, you need to have the right mindset, too. The few minutes before stepping onto the field (or court!) is when an athlete flips the mental switch that gets him or her in performance mode.  Read More »

11-Year-Old Girl Takes Hockey World By Storm

Nevermind the Stanley Cup playoffs — leave it to a vivacious 11-year-old girl to have the hockey world buzzing. Read More »

Sam Gordon Kicks Off First All-Girls Full Contact Football League

The Utah Girls Tackle Football League tackled gender barriers when it allowed young girls to play contact football beginning May 23. The Salt Lake City-based league is believed to be the first girls-only full contact tackle organization in the United States. Read More »

For the First Time in Over a Century, the Oxford Cambridge Boat Race Includes Women in the Main Event

The famous Oxford and Cambridge boat race has finally given women equal water. In the past, women have competed a week before the men, with little fanfare. Read More »

The NFL Maintains a Culture of Victim-Blaming and Domestic Violence Tolerance

The NFL's reaction to Ray Rice punching his wife is another example of the League's failure to address domestic violence.  Read More »