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How Sisters Serena and Venus Williams Became the Ultimate Power Duo

How Sisters Serena and Venus Williams Became the Ultimate Power Duo

As we prepare for this weekend's Australian Open final, in which MAKER Serena Williams will compete with sister Venus Williams in yet another historic... Read More »

The NFL's New Game Plan: Hire More Women On the Field

The NFL's New Game Plan: Hire More Women On the Field

Women currently hold about 30 percent of the National Football League's front office positions, but the league plans to increase those stats on the fi... Read More »

American Boxer Claressa Shields Made History With Her Second Olympic Gold

American Boxer Claressa Shields Made History With Her Second Olympic Gold

We've talked a lot about Team USA making history this Olympics, because, well, those athletes just can't be stopped (U-S-A!). And now there's another... Read More »

It's Official: USA Women Have More Olympic Medals Than Men, Again

It's Official: USA Women Have More Olympic Medals Than Men, Again

As soon as Ashley Spencer crossed the finish line on Thursday, achieving bronze in the women's 400-meter hurdles, Team USA officially hit the 100-meda... Read More »

#OlympianMAKERS: Celebrating Our Athletes

#OlympianMAKERS: Celebrating Our Athletes

Celebrate the Olympics with this exclusive look at four lessons from four women who've made Olympic history. NEXT: Get to Know the USA Women's Sevens... Read More »

Female Athletes Will Reign in Rio

Female Athletes Will Reign in Rio

Whenever the camera pans to the audience at a women's sports event, you'll often notice the stands are a lot emptier than they might be at a men's gam... Read More »

Carli Lloyd: Suing US Soccer Is About "Equal Pay for Equal Play"

Carli Lloyd: Suing US Soccer Is About

By Jillian Kramer In a new op-ed published in The New York Times, Olympic gold medalist and FIFA Women's World Cup champion Carli Lloyd gets candid a... Read More »

Serena Williams Lands History-Making Magazine Cover

Serena Williams Lands History-Making Magazine Cover

What a year for Serena Williams! The tennis sensation and superhero of our dreams couldn't close out 2015 without sneaking in just one more victory. ... Read More »

What Serena Williams, Ronda Rousey and Misty Copeland Look Like as Superheroes

What Serena Williams, Ronda Rousey and Misty Copeland Look Like as Superheroes

This is the #SuperSquad to end all squads. This week, espnW announced the Impact 25 — a list of 25 athletes and influencers who have made the biggest... Read More »

Serena Williams Just Reminded Us All to Be Our Own Superhero

Serena Williams Just Reminded Us All to Be Our Own Superhero

By Meredith Lepore If you're having trouble channeling inner strength today, look no farther than your phone — specifically Serena Williams' Instagra... Read More »

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