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Women In Sports

  1. women in sports
    Female Surfers Are Finally Getting Paid the Same As Men to Ride the Same WavesThe World Surf League announced it will have equal prize money for male and female athletes.
  2. The Extreme Catharsis of Watching Women Wield Chain SawsFive hours in upstate New York with the best female lumberjacks in America.
  3. style tribes
    Ladies With Lassos: Meet the All-Black, All-Female Rodeo TeamFour women known as the Cowgirls of Color have found a niche within the rodeo community.
  4. This WNBA Team Is Raising Money for Planned ParenthoodAnother example of women’s sports getting political.
  5. The U.S. Women’s Hockey Team Won Their Fourth-Straight World ChampionshipFair pay first. Championship titles second.
  6. The Fight for Fair Pay in Women’s Sports Isn’t OverMale athletes need to put their money where their mouths are.
  7. recommendations
    31 Artists Teamed Up for an Exhibit That Celebrates Women’s Love for SportsAt Fort Gansevoort in NYC, an exhibit investigates sports fanaticism through the female gaze.
  8. USA Hockey Has Given the Women’s Team a Deadline to End Their Fair-Pay BoycottThe players must declare their intentions to continue boycotting by 5 p.m. today.
  9. It Only Took 273 Years, But Women Can Finally Join the World’s Oldest Golf ClubBetter late than never?
  10. The UConn Women’s Basketball Team Just Achieved a Major Sports MilestoneThe previous record of 90 straight games was set by them, as well.
  11. World Cup Champion Hope Solo Is Getting Into TVShe also says she’s “learned a lot of lessons down the road.”
  12. Why Would a Woman Want to Play Football?After years of alienating women, the NFL is fighting to be more gender inclusive. But can it fix what’s broken?
  13. Kathryn Smith, the First Full-time Female NFL Coach, Has Been Let GoKathryn Smith is out at the Bills.
  14. The National Women’s Hockey League Adopts Transgender Participation PolicyIt goes into effect immediately.
  15. Here’s a Man Yelling at the NFL’s First Female Coach to Bring Him a SodaThe NFL has a long way to go.
  16. our casual dysmorphia
    There’s No One Type of Runner’s BodyCurve model Candice Huffine on her new women’s running club.
  17. women in sports
    Here’s the First Hijabi Woman to Appear on the Cover of a Fitness MagazineRahaf Khatib is a six-time marathoner.
  18. hacks
    Simone Biles Says She’s Not Ashamed of Her ADHDRussian hackers released her medical files.
  19. women in sports
    Controversial Soccer Player Hope Solo Goes on ‘Personal Leave’The Seattle Reign FC made the announcement on Twitter.
  20. women in sports
    Meet the NHL’s First Female Full-Time CoachDawn Braid is making hockey history.
  21. 2016 olympics
    How to Design a Saudi Arabian Woman’s Running UniformBreathe, stretch, and looseness are all key.
  22. everyday sexism
    Female Athletes at the Olympics Face SexismAnd we’re only four days in.
  23. WNBA Players Fined for Anti-Violence ShirtsThey are prohibited from altering their warm-up shirts in any way.
  24. the greatest of all time
    Serena Williams Prefers to Be Known As One of the Greatest Athletes of All Time“One of the greatest female athletes”? Nah.
  25. carefully posed photos
    Elena Delle Donne on Stripping Down for the ESPN ‘Body Issue’ Don’t tell the six-foot-five forward that she’s really tall.
  26. Who at Nike Thought a Babydoll Dress Would Be Easy to Play Tennis In?Equal prize money first, better dresses next?
  27. women at work
    Monica Abbott, Softball’s $1 Million Pitcher“Don’t forget to know your worth. Don’t forget to value what you stand for.”
  28. Maria Sharapova Banned From Tennis for Two Years After Failing a Drug TestThe world’s highest paid female athlete said she would appeal the decision.
  29. women in sports
    Penn State Gymnasts Say Coaches Body-Shamed ThemOne coach has resigned amid allegations of emotional abuse, but former athletes say it’s not enough.
  30. foremothers
    Fifty Years Ago, This Woman Defied the Rules and Ran the Boston MarathonBobbi Gibb changed everything in 1966.
  31. World Cup Winners Accuse U.S. Soccer of Pay DiscriminationThe Olympics are only four months away.
  32. helpful suggestions
    Male Tennis Champ Would Like to Undo Equal PayWhere’s the Imodium for verbal diarrhea?
  33. can u not
    Man Time Travels From 1965 to Share Cool Opinion About Women Tennis PlayersAnd oh did Serena Williams let him have it.
  34. can u not
    The Sexist Garbage Women Athletes Face, According to a WNBA StarElena Delle Donne is not here for your propositions.
  35. FIU Basketball Captain Alleges Sexual MisconductHe reportedly texted her, “If I was in school, you’d be my girl.”
  36. Huh: There’s Injustice Even in Women’s CurlingWho knew?
  37. backhanded compliments
    ‘I’m Not Weaker Because I’m a Mom’A two-time Olympian on winning the “mom division” of the marathon.
  38. The NFL Mandates Interviewing Female Candidates for Executive PositionsIn theory: Great! In practice: Hmm.
  39. that took balls
    Female Athletes Fight for Equality, Male Athletes Fight for PB&JMust be nice.
  40. watch me work
    Yes, We Are Ready for the 20th WNBA SeasonAre you ready?
  41. NFL’s First Female Coach Won’t Be the Only OneKathryn Smith gave her first interview on Thursday.
  42. short lists
    A (Very) Brief History of Women Working in Men’s Professional SportsIt’s a short list, but a list nonetheless!
  43. historical hire
    The Bills Hired Female Coach, Kathryn SmithStep back, boys. There’s a new coach in town. 
  44. helpful suggestions
    Former NBA Player Wonders Why the WNBA Doesn’t Play in ThongsAnother great mind at work.
  45. women in sports
    The U.S. Women’s Soccer Team Doesn’t Have Time for This NonsenseThey had to cancel a game thanks to “horrible” field conditions.
  46. equal pay
    Abby Wambach’s Chill Plans for Retirement: Solving the Pay GapWe haven’t seen the last of the World Cup star, and thank god.
  47. Campaign Demands Respect for Female AthletesEnough about the hair.
  48. Men Simply Cannot Believe This Excellent Soccer Player Is Not a Man, But a WomanHow is this woman so good at playing sports?
  49. feats of strength
    A Salute to the Women of American Ninja WarriorAnd the show that’s become an unlikely athletic equalizer.
  50. women in sports
    Sydney Leroux Believes That We Will Win (Again)The soccer star aims to strike while the iron’s hot.
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