Keep It Moving

We here at the Cut already love a little competition. Adrenaline and ambition, too. It’s no secret that female athletes, college and professional, continue to make gains in pay and TV-airtime equity, shatter records, and break into once male-dominated sports. So what better time to be a fan of women in sports than right now as part of this community? We hope you’ll find something here that makes you want to play, cheer, or assume control of your favorite sports bar’s TVs.

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Caitlin Clark Does It Again

The University of Iowa star is now the highest-scoring player in NCAA history.

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  1. sports
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  2. the bigger picture
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  3. sports
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  4. self
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  5. sports
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  6. sports
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  7. sports
    A Non-driver Walks Into DaytonaMy weekend with the Iron Dames, the only all-female endurance-racing team in the world championship.
  8. the bigger picture
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  9. sports
    A Master in FitStylist Courtney Mays, who works with female athletes including WNBA legend Sue Bird, dresses (and celebrates) a range of bodies.
  10. culture
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  11. sports
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  12. first person
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  13. celebrity
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  14. scene report
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  15. relationships
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  16. in her shoes podcast
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  17. sports
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  18. celebrity
    Lana Del Rey Showed Up to the Super Bowl in a 49ers JacketShe took it off before joining Taylor in her box, obviously.
  19. sports
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  20. sports
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  21. sports!
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  22. career
    How the President of the Las Vegas Raiders Gets It DoneSandra Douglass Morgan hosted thousands of football fans (and Taylor Swift!) for the 2024 Super Bowl.
  23. commercials
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  24. sports!
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  25. sports!
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  26. sports!
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  27. sports
    Everything You Need to Know About the Super BowlWho is playing? How do you watch? Will Taylor Swift be there? We’ve got you.
  28. super bowl 2024
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  29. super bowl 2024
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  30. music
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  31. celebrity
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  32. super bowl 2024
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  33. career
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  34. sports
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  35. health
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  36. outdoors
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  37. formula 1
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  38. keep it moving
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  41. keep it moving
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  43. work
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  45. keep it moving
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  46. recommendations
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  47. celebrity
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  48. keep it moving
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  50. first person
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