History In Real-Time: Title IX And Its Significance For Transgender Athletes Today
As Title IX approaches its 50th anniversary, the debate on whether transgender female athletes should be allowed to compete plays on, giving the historic law new meaning in the modern sports era.
How The Demand To Take Action Created The Demand IX Initiative
Demand IX is an initiative to spread awareness and educate people on what Title IX is, why it’s important, and why there still is a demand for change.
The GoodSport Interview: Jenny Nguyen Provides An Exclusive And Inclusive Space For Women’s Sports
Owner and mastermind behind The Sports Bra — the first and only sports bar to play women’s sports only — sat down with GoodSport for an exclusive interview about the creation of her one-of-a-kind sports bar.
An Inside Look Into Haute Hijab’s Noor Suleiman
GoodSport sat down with Noor Suleiman, the woman marketing the Sports Hijab, to discuss her feelings that come with faith, the (s)heroes she’s met along the way, her hopes for her daughter, and working collectively to keep sports open to everyone.
“The Queen Of Basketball”: Lusia Harris’ Legacy Cemented In History
In the 1970s, Lusia Harris became one of the most prominent female athletes in the world, and later became the first and only woman to ever be officially drafted by an NBA team. As one of the greatest women’s players in the history of basketball, Harris leaves behind an inspiring legacy for all sports fans to admire.
Sports World Remains Quiet As Brittney Griner’s Detainment Continues In Russia
Now many are asking, is a strategy of silence helping or hurting her case?
Cinderella Stories In The Making: Welcome To March Madness’ Super Sweet 16
With the first two rounds out of the way, the Sweet 16 is here and there is a lot to watch.
Women Are Breaking Baseball’s Traditional Barriers
Barriers continue to be broken in Major League Baseball, but not by those you’d expect. On March 19, history was made as the first-ever Women’s College Club Baseball Championships was held. While this was a huge step forward, there still is a long road ahead for women’s baseball.
Ones To Watch In The First-Ever 68-Team March Madness Tournament
With more teams included than ever before, the March Madness bracket on the women’s side has lots of fun and exciting players and teams to watch.
Sacred Heart University Featured Its First All-Female Broadcast
Sacred Heart University was home to a historic night when NEC Front Row featured an all-female broadcast team for the Northeast Conference contest on Jan. 21, 2022.
The Surfing “Princess”; Moana Jones Wong’s First Professional Victory After A Multi-Year Gap
Moana Jones Wong took a multi-year break from surfing professionally, but she made her new debut in February 2022 at the first Female Championship Pipeline Contest, and won.
Athletes Unlimited: Bringing Athletes — And Couples — Together
Athletes Unlimited will provide women’s basketball another chance to play professionally starting January 26, 2021. Natasha Cloud and Aleshia Ocasio will benefit from AU’s addition as it will bring the power couple closer together than ever before.
The Incredible Basketball Career Of Becky Hammon
Becky Hammon, the new head coach of the Las Vegas Aces, is more than your average coach. After a fantastic playing career and ground-breaking coaching career, Hammon is ready to lead the WNBA’s newest franchise to their first championship.
Jessica Platt: Facing Obstacles On And Off The Ice
After going through transition surgery, Jessica Platt had to relearn how to play hockey. Transitioning to the women’s game was an adjustment, but eventually, Platt was drafted into the Canadian Women’s Hockey League and became the first professional hockey player to come out as a transgender woman. The post Jessica Platt: Facing Obstacles On And Off The Ice appeared first on GoodSport.
Daniella Ponticelli Is No Stranger To Broadcasting
Daniella Ponticelli was introduced to broadcasting at a young age after being interviewed by the local news when she was just 10 years old. Little did she know this would be the start of her broadcasting career. The post Daniella Ponticelli Is No Stranger To Broadcasting appeared first on GoodSport.
New York City Marathon: A Historical Monument For Women
Retired Army General and former Heisman winner Pete Dawkins sat down with Jim Corcoran to talk about his odds-defying journey through life. The post New York City Marathon: A Historical Monument For Women appeared first on GoodSport.
‘It Has Been a Whirlwind’: Kate Scott Is Taking It All In As Sixers’ Play-By-Play Announcer
In September, Kate Scott was the second woman hired as a full-time play-by-play announcer in NBA history when the 76ers added her to their broadcast team. The post ‘It Has Been a Whirlwind’: Kate Scott Is Taking It All In As Sixers’ Play-By-Play Announcer appeared first on GoodSport.
Women’s Sports Foundation Salutes Female Athletes Everywhere
On October 13, the Women’s Sports Foundation held its annual salute to women’s sports, honoring and celebrating female athletes everywhere. The post Women’s Sports Foundation Salutes Female Athletes Everywhere appeared first on GoodSport.
The History Of Women’s Collegiate Wrestling And Iowa’s Position To Propel The Sport Forward
With the University of Iowa announcing that it will start a new, all-women’s wrestling team, the history of collegiate women’s wrestling is ready to move onto a larger stage. The post The History Of Women’s Collegiate Wrestling And Iowa’s Position To Propel The Sport Forward appeared first on GoodSport.