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18-Year-Old Becca Longo Becomes First Woman to Receive an NCAA Football Scholarship

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

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 Buckne... Read More »

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

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

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 "bring inspiration and innovation to every at... Read More »

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

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 Sweden's women's soccer tea... Read More »

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

Powerful

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

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 Yor... Read More »

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

Netflix Is About to

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

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. B... Read More »

Female Athletes Who Overcame Adversity While Making Olympic History

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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