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What's in a Twirl? Reporter Focuses on Elite Tennis Player's Outfit

At the Australian Open on Wednesday, Channel 7 reporter Ian Cohen asked No.7-ranked player Eugenie Bouchard to twirl in her pink outfit with neon yellow straps. Bouchard was confused at first, so the reporter tried to clarify: “A twirl, like a pirouette!” He said.  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 around the country in a new column, "Not the Knicks." His latest subject Read More »

Caroline Pla Rallies for a Girl's Right to Play Football

Caroline Pla started playing football at age 5. She played Pop Warner and moved up the leagues as she grew up.  Read More »

MAKERS in the Making: 5 Teen Leaders and Their Goals for 2015

Every week, we’ll be highlighting young women who have MAKERS potential, people who seek to make a difference in the world, who take initiative and break new ground.  Read More »

Let's All Aspire to Be Weight-Lifting Grandmas Like Willie Murphy

77-year-old power lifter Willie Murphy is proof that you’re never too old to master new skills. It just takes some practice. Read More »

Remember My Name: Mo'ne Davis to Release Memoir

Mo'ne Davis, the 13-year-old pitching phenom who took the sports world by storm with a 70 mph fastball, will release a memoir in March titled Mo'ne Davis: Remember My Name. Read More »

Men's Health Faces Backlash for 'The Secret to Talking Sports with Women'

An article entitled “The Secret to Talking Sports with Any Woman” in Men’s Health has incensed thousands of people online, garnering the magazine over 4800 mentions on Twitter. Read More »

New Footage of 11-Year-Old Sam Gordon Racing Past the Boys in Football

After taking a break to join the Olympic Development Program for soccer, Sam Gordon is back on the football field, dodging boys and making touchdowns. Read More »

MAKERS Cheers On Mo'ne

She's the first girl to pitch a shutout in the Little League World Series, inspiring people everywhere to #throwlikeagirl. Read More »

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