Few people saw Courtney Williams coming. Now she’s bending the WNBA to her joy.
How the Toledo Troopers, the most dominant female football team of all time, met their match.
Two weeks ago, Andrea Kremer and Hannah Storm became the first all-female broadcast team to call an NFL game. It was a boundary-breaking moment, but also served as a reminder that few women ever get the chance to be the voice of a game.
The All-American Girls Professional Baseball League did everything it could to keep lesbians off the diamond. Seventy-five years later, its gay stars are finally opening up.
Other sports — and pretty much every industry — should take note.
More girls are playing high school football, even as the sport draws fewer participants overall in an injury-conscious era.
Twenty-one years ago, the NBA broke the gender barrier when it hired Violet Palmer and Dee Kantner, becoming the first major U.S. professional men's league to hire women as full-time officials. But what was once seen as a sign of progress has not ushered in the cultural shift many expected.
Splashy proposals at sporting events are often considered tacky. Yet hundreds of these public, grandiose gestures happen every year.