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MLB Welcomes Girls to Bat At First-Ever Girls' Youth Tournament

Major League Baseball is teaming up with USA Baseball to hosting the first-ever Trailblazer Series, girls' youth tournament, encouraging girls to purs... Read More »

Serena Williams, the Greatest Athlete In the World, Is Pregnant

And unto the Williams Dynasty, an heir shall be born. Serena Williams is pregnant! The tennis superstar revealed the news on Snapchat today, posting a... Read More »

Kathrine Switzer Runs Boston Marathon 50 Years After Being First Woman to Enter the Race

Fifty years after being the first woman to enter the Boston Marathon, Kathrine Switzer, now 70, finished the 2017 26.2-mile race with an unofficial ti... Read More »

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 B... Read More »

The Serena Slam: How the Tennis Star Gracefully Asked This Reporter to Apologize

MAKER Serena Williams handled a reporter who called her defeat against Lucie Safarova "scrappy" and full of unforced errors with grace. "I think tha... Read More »

Finally! Serena Williams Is Now the World's Highest-Paid Female Athlete

By Maggie Mallon She has won 21 Grand Slam titles — more than any current professional tennis player, male or female — earned more than $77 milli... Read More »

8 Epic Summer Olympic Moments

By Amy Schlinger Today marks the #1YearToGo countdown to the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games. To celebrate the occasion, we're sharing some of our fa... Read More »

Female Athletes Advocate for Body Love in ESPN's New 'Body Issue'

2015 may just be the year for female athletes — and it's about time.   Whether it's Misty Copeland's new and legendary ballerina status, Serena Wi... Read More »

4 Champion Runners Answer the Eternal Question “Why Run?”

When it comes to running, many people either think of it as a necessary evil or something to avoid at all costs. Then there are the lucky few, who emb... Read More »

Get Ready to Flip Out Over This Groundbreaking LSU Gymnast

The NCAA Women’s Gymnastics Championship is underway, and the spotlight is on LSU senior Lloimincia Hall. Throughout her college career she’s rece... Read More »

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