Larry Nassar has been sentenced to 40 to 175 years for sex crimes against female athletes, guaranteeing that he’ll spend the rest of his life behind bars.
"Battle of The Sexes," which hits theaters on Friday, recounts the match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs in 1973. King defeated Riggs, but that wasn't the only time a woman won over a man in sports.
There's been a lot of talk over the past few days about the 'legacy' of these athletes, of the social progress which comes from events like these and of the lessons they teach us all. It would be nice to think that their legacy is global and profound, that it challenges perspectives, shifts attitudes and redresses relationships.
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As the school year begins, and in celebration of this Women's Equality Day on Aug. 26, we can work here at home to reduce the pervasive sexism and inequity that females face.
Sport has always been a part of Jamal Khalil Atkins' life. The second son of Albert William Atkins and Jeannette Sykes Atkins, Jamal's parents incorporated a philosophy of life that exalted and combined a high respect of body, will and mind.
Female athletes are susceptible to a variety of serious injuries, sometimes even more so than their male counterparts [1
Despite continued efforts, the practice of doping persists and seems to be so entrenched in professional sports that no doping sanctions, however harsh, will be able to eradicate it.
I attended a wedding the night before I left for the Olympic Training Center in Lake Placid with the intention of toasting
The Parents' Role in Modeling Sportsmanship In today's culture where everyone sometimes gets a trophy for trying their best
The sexual assault case involving Stanford swimmer Brock Turner, along with the light six-month sentence he received, has brought the problem of sexual assault on college campuses -- especially those involving college athletes -- back into the national spotlight.
"The athletic community is ready for a cultural shift as many of us know or love someone who identifies as LGBT."
If Kenya were to be banned from Rio 2016, the overall inclusiveness of the Olympics and the global equality of sporting opportunities would be seriously questioned.
Trolling is when you put things out there on Social Media to entice somebody. Posting something really vague about your emotions
After I made the decision to pursue a hobby that had always scared me, I experienced a huge life shift. I went on to be a success coach for clients that include professional athletes. My time with them has reminded me so much of the life lessons I've taken off the green with me.