No.1 WNBA 2013 draft, three-time All-American Britney Griner has clawed her way to the top in female athletics, but the 6’8” badass has experienced more than unbridled success in her twenty-three years. With her 2014 autobiography, In My Skin, Griner talks bullying, sexuality, and finding comfort on the court.
Dr. Mary Jo Wynn, former director of women’s athletics and senior athletics administrator at Missouri State, becomes the first woman inducted into the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame.
The Division I Women’s Golf Committee reveals those selected to compete in the Women’s Golf Regionals, 126 of whom have a shot at the 2014 Championships Finals this May.
Stanford (22-1) takes lead of the ten teams that qualify for 2014’s National Collegiate Women’s Water Polo Championship, with UCLA (25-4) and Southern California (24-3) in close pursuit.
Great expectations encircle 2014’s Division I Women’s Tennis Championships with conferences set to begin May 9th.
Florida Southern senior Chelsea Oglevie’s last pitch this Saturday and the subsequent three-run home run hit by Eckerd’s injured Kara Oberer prompted yet another display of sportsmanship the women’s league is fast becoming famous for.
Players and coaches of the WNBA launch into a demanding spring with the very first preseason tournament hosted in conjuncture with the AAU girls’ basketball event. The Lynx, Sky, Fever, and Mercury are set to compete in a series of four games between Friday, May 9th and Sunday, May 11th.
The road to international acknowledgement has been a bumpy one, with professional, paid fights not yet legalized in the state of New York, but advocates of Women’s Mixed Martial Arts press on, refuting claims that the sport operates from a base of misogyny.
In Turkey, great strides in female sportsmanship over the last decade have also led to controversy concerning the spread of performance-enhancing drugs in women’s athletics.
Hockey Australia introduces its eighteen-woman squad bound for the 2014 Women’s Hockey World Cup, a lineup that includes two-time Olympian Teneal Attard and the 2009 World Young Player of the Year Casey Eastham.
The Singapore Lionesses remain optimistic about the spread of women’s football, despite the South East Asia Games Federation’s decision to cut the sport from their event schedule.