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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 »

Meet the Four Women Running the Washington Post's Sports Beats

The Washington Post is the first major newspaper to have women reporting on four major professional sport beats: Liz Clarke (Redskins), Candace Buckner (Wizards), Chelsea Janes (Nationals), and Isabelle Khurshudyan (Capitals). Read More »

Nike Is Launching an Athletics Hijab for Muslim Women

Not long after sharing its inspiring Equality campaign with the world, Nike is continuing its mission to " Read More »

The Swedish Women's Soccer Team Changed Its Jersey Names to Inspirational Tweets

In a new initiative by the Swedish Football Association, names no longer appear on the back of jerseys worn by athletes on Read More »

Powerful "When I Play" Short Film for ESPNW Shuts Down Stereotypes in the Best Way

Written and directed by Allison Glock for espnW, the new "When I Play" short film " Read More »

Get Ready, Because Cheerleading Could Officially Become An Olympic Sport

Confirmed: The International Olympic Committee has spirit. The committee voted Tuesday to officially recognize cheerleading. Read More »

Netflix Is About to "G.L.O.W." in New Comedy About Women's Wrestling

A new Netflix show is about to take us back to the feathered hair and flashy leotards that once dominated wrestling in the '80s, when the ring was occupied by the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling, or better known as G.L.O.W. Read More »

These Female Athletes Proved That Age Is But a Number

We see it over and over again in sports — men and women whose ages just cannot compete with their undeniable abilities nor stop them from thriving. Read More »

Female Athletes Who Overcame Adversity While Making Olympic History

Training for the Olympics is already a challenge, but it's made even more difficult when you have the odds stacked against you. Let's take a look at some of the 2016 female athletes who have made Olympic history despite their circumstances and hardships. Read More »

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