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Olympic medalist and mother of twins Lashinda Demus launches #GoWomanGo website
by anngaff
posted January 29, 2014 at 5:11pm

January 29, 2014 – Los Angeles  Lashinda Demus, one of the most decorated female hurdlers of all time and mother to six-year-old twin boys, is very excited to announce the launch of her new website, GoWomanGo.com. The website will be&nb...more

Falling Down Makes You Stronger – P&G;Thank You Moms Commercial
by Sports Girls Play
posted January 7, 2014 at 9:44pm

With the 2014 Sochi Games right around the corner, of course P&G has a new commercial that gives tribute to sports Moms everywhere and the incredible journey athletes take to get to the Olympics. Take a look.     Obviously there are ple...more

The Red Bulletin covers women in sport ... again
by Inspiring Sports Women
posted December 13, 2013 at 6:49pm

An actual athlete!I haven't chucked 'The Red Bulletin' straight into the bin two months in a row, is this a record? Cover story is skier Lindsay Vonn and inside you've got football goalie Emma Byrne - two pages - and sprinter Jodie Williams - five pages...more

Glena Avila Documentary Accepted to SlamDance Film Festival
by Wombat Sports
posted December 4, 2013 at 9:03am

The long awaited documentary about Oregon MMA fighter Glena Avila has been accepted as an entry into the prestigious SlamDance Film Festival. Emmy award winning filmmaker Allan Luebke and producer Josh Leake followed Avila for two years as she was&n...more

Women in Sport blogs and websites
by Inspiring Sports Women
posted December 3, 2013 at 10:25pm

Time again for a round-up of some great blogs and websites promoting women in sport: PIC: Re Wikstrom - from her Tumblr. (Click photo to go there)ShredBetties Getting ready for the Winter Olympics in February next year? This snowboarding mag wil...more

Documentary aims to dispel myth that "no one is interested in women's sports"#heresproof
by Jayda Evans: Womens Hoops Blog
posted November 28, 2013 at 6:40pm

The Tucker Center for Research on Girls & Women in Sport at the University of Minnesota, in partnership with tptMN, will debut a groundbreaking documentary that uses research to examine the amount and type of coverage given to female athletes. Titled...more

It's not Just Incognito
by SportyEsquire
posted November 8, 2013 at 9:29pm

Racism in Women's Sports...more

THE CURIOUS CASE OF NCAA VIOLATIONS
by SportyEsquire
posted October 11, 2013 at 8:24am

I’m sure by now you’ve heard about the latest NCAA scandals.  You know, theJohnny Manziel show, the Oklahoma State saga and the drama in the SEC.  If you’re not, click on those little highlighted words and catc...more

Is Katy Perry Tough Enough for Football?
by Pretty Tough
posted September 25, 2013 at 7:52am

There’s been a big uproar against Katy Perry’s single “Roar” in Cincinnati. The Bengals will no longer enter the field to Perry’s tiger-themed hit after complaints from fans on social media, team representatives said. The po...more

#TEAMKRISTIN Review of TUF 18, Episode 1
by Women's MMA Roundup
posted September 6, 2013 at 8:48am

 #TEAMKRISTIN Review of TUF 18, Episode 1 Our review of the first episode of The Ultimate Fighter Season 18 with coaches Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate. First ever season of TUF with female competitors... From: womensmmaroundup Views: 178 17 ra...more

Midweek books: The essential Ring Lardner collection
by Wendy Parker's Extracurriculars
posted September 5, 2013 at 9:04pm

Tweet Last week the Library of America released its long-awaited “Ring Lardner: Stories & Other Writings,” and I’m hopeful this may spur a revival about a writer who’s been dead for 80 years. This volume — edited by Ian...more

My Mother Almost Named Me September
by GoGameFace: Watch Sports Like a Girl
posted September 5, 2013 at 8:34pm

BECAUSE IT IS THE BEST SPORTS MONTH. EVER. HANDS. DOWN. Tonight I am flipping between the US Open and baseball, while drafting my fantasy league. PIG. IN. SHIT. That's all. No long blog. Just happy. If you want more from me or Chris waxing poetic about...more

Nine for IX, Part III: The Biographies
by Title IX Blog
posted August 14, 2013 at 8:44am

The middle of the ESPN's Nine for IX series is comprised of biographies of individual athletes. In this post I discuss films 4 and 5 which feature two very different athletes: former collegiate and professional basketball player Sheryl Swoopes; and freedi...more

“Fight Like a Girl” Boxing Documentary to Premier Saturday
by Wombat Sports
posted August 1, 2013 at 9:04pm

Four female boxers tell their story of struggles and success in the long awaited documentary “Fight Like a Girl” which will have its first screening in Hamilton, NY this coming Saturday. Maureen Shea, Jill Morley, Kimberly Tomes, and Susan Me...more

Nine for IX, Part II: Female reporters in the locker room
by Title IX Blog
posted July 31, 2013 at 10:22pm

I have to admit that I was not particularly looking forward to the third film in ESPN's Nine for IX series, Let Them Wear Towels. But I enjoyed it overall. I was expecting a more narrow view of the issue of female reporters in the locker room; one that ad...more

New documentary looks at locker-room access for women covering sports
by Sports, Media & Society
posted July 2, 2013 at 10:36pm

Although ESPN has made dozens of documentaries for its acclaimed "30 for 30" film series, the number of those films that focused on women could be counted on one hand. But a new film series, "Nine for IX," will turn the network's lens to women over the n...more

An Epicycle in London via France
by Inspiring Sports Women
posted June 14, 2013 at 2:05pm

Irish surfer Easkey Britton has been tweeting pictures from her trapeze classes this week. She inspired me to find a circus video for today's post ... and Vimeo threw up this rather fabulous picture-sequence of French group CirkVOST preparing their Epicyc...more

National Pro Fastpitch Reaches 16-Game Deal with ESPN
by anngaff
posted March 29, 2013 at 2:38pm

Photo via USSSAPride.com Six Games to air on ESPN2; Additional 10 Games Live Streamed on ESPN3 Nashville, TN, via release – National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) has reached an agreement with ESPN to carry16-games across ESPN2 and ESPN3, making this the ...more

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