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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 Bas... 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 profe ional sport beats: Liz Clarke (Redskins), Candace Buckner... Read More »

The US Women's Hockey Team Is Boycotting the World Hockey Games Unless They Receive Equal Pay and Treatment

Following in the footsteps of the U.S. Women's Soccer team, the U.S. Women's Ice Hockey team has vowed to boycott training and playing for the world h... 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 mi ion to "bring inspiration and innovation to every ath... Read More »

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

In a new initiative by the Swedish Football A ociation, names no longer appear on the back of jerseys worn by athletes on Sweden's women's soccer team... 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 "gives voice to every woman and girl who sees their movement as a mo... 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. According to The New York... 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 occ... 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. Bu... 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 s... Read More »

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