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Julie Letai overcomes ‘imposter syndrome’ fears as short track season heats up
U.S. short track speed skater Julie Letai faced down her fears of "imposter syndrome" and fueled her fire for another Olympic cycle.
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WNBA teams to play record 40-game schedule
WNBA teams will play a record 40-game schedule this upcoming season that begins on May 19 the league announced Wednesday.
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Kaillie Humphries faces IVF journey head on — and collects monobob World Cup win along the way
Kaillie Humphries knew the quest to start a family would impact her season, but it’s not slowing down USA’s reigning monobob Olympic gold medalist.
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‘Surrounded by strong women’: Cross-country skier Rosie Brennan on the Olympics and the future of women in winter sports
Rosie Brennan is a two-time Olympian in cross-country skiing, who came within seconds of the Olympic podium earlier this year in Beijing. She joined On Her Turf from Lillehammer, Norway, where she’s set to...
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Kelly Curtis notches career-best finish with top five at Park City skeleton World Cup
Kelly Curtis notched as career-best World Cup finish Thursday at the skeleton IBSF World Cup, where U.S. teammate Hallie Clarke also finished in the top 10.
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Mystics’ Eric Thibault named head coach, dad Mike remains GM
Mike Thibault is retiring from his position as coach of the Washington Mystics. Thibault will continue as general manager, and his son Eric will take over as head coach.
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Sun hire Darius Taylor as GM, promote Tuck to assistant GM
The Connecticut Sun hired Darius Taylor as the team's general manager Tuesday and added assistant GM to Morgan Tuck's title.
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Whalen, Peck lead Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame class
Lindsay Whalen, who helped the Minnesota Lynx win four WNBA championships, will be inducted into the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame next spring as part of a five-member class.
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Connecticut Sun hires Stephanie White as head coach
The Connecticut Sun hired Stephanie White to be their new head coach on Monday.
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Growth in Deep Waters: How U.S swimmer Natalie Hinds got her confidence back
Natalie Hinds hung up her swim cap and goggles after the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials. Six years later, she has three world medals to her name.
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2022 Rivalry Series: USA extends lead to 3-0 over Canada in women’s hockey showcase
Hilary Knight led the U.S. women's hockey team to a 4-2 win over Canada on Sunday, extending Team USA's lead to 3-0 in the 2022-23 Rivalry Series.
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Atthaya Thitikul takes LPGA rookie-of-year honors in stride ahead of Tour Championship
Thailand's Atthaya Thitikul has enjoyed a breakout LPGA season, but keeping things low-key is exactly how the 19-year-old Rookie of the Year likes it.
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2022 CME Group Tour Championship: How to watch, who’s playing in LPGA’s season finale
The LPGA season culminates this week at the CME Group Tour Championship, where the top 60 players in the Race to the CME Globe take aim at a $7M purse.
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2022 Shamrock Classic: Notre Dame holds off Cal in historic women’s basketball matchup
The ninth-ranked Notre Dame women's basketball team took an early lead and never let go in a 90-79 win over Cal on Saturday in the Shamrock Classic.
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WNBA to allow coaches challenge next season
The WNBA will allow coaches to challenge one play a game next season, and the league is also heightening the penalty for transition take fouls.
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Indiana Fever win WNBA draft lottery, Minnesota to pick 2nd
The Indiana Fever earned the first pick in the WNBA draft for the first time in franchise history on Friday.
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Biden hopes Putin will negotiate WNBA star Griner’s release
President Joe Biden said Wednesday that he hopes Russian President Vladimir Putin will be more willing to negotiate the release of WNBA star Brittney Griner now that the U.S. midterm elections are over.
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Corinne Stoddard brings inline-skating intensity to Four Continents Short Track Championships
U.S. short track speed skater Corinne Stoddard skated for two weeks with a broken nose in Beijing and says its her inline mentality that makes her so tough.
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Griner sent to Russian penal colony to serve sentence
American basketball star Brittney Griner has been sent to a penal colony in Russia to serve her sentence for drug possession, her legal team said Wednesday.
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2022 Shamrock Classic: Notre Dame and Cal head to St. Louis, make women’s basketball history
The inaugural Citi Shamrock Classic, featuring Notre Dame and Cal in a women’s college basketball showdown, tips off Saturday in St. Louis, Missouri.
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2022 Pelican Women’s Championship: How to watch, who’s playing in penultimate LPGA event
Nelly Korda aims for her first title of 2022 as she defends her crown at the Pelican Women's Championship, the penultimate event of the LPGA season.
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Q+A: Notre Dame’s Nat Marshall on the Shamrock Classic, gender inequity in basketball and more
Ahead of the women's college basketball Shamrock Classic, featuring Notre Dame and Cal, redshirt junior Natalija "Nat" Marshall discussed her team's defensive focus, playing for Niele Ivey, and gender...
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For NWSL players, there’s work, play, and the things not in the job description
For NWSL players, a simple word choice -- Is it training? Or is it work? -- highlights the complexities of playing pro soccer for a living.
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Kristen Santos-Griswold notches bronze-medal trifecta at short track World Cup
Kristen Santos-Griswold capped off the second short track World Cup of the season with her third bronze medal of the weekend, finishing third in the 1000m.
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PHF: Storylines that set the stage for 2022-23 hockey season
2022-23 PHF Season Preview: From expansion to Montreal to new front office hires to an influx of European hockey players, it was a busy offseason for the women's pro hockey league.
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Kristen Santos-Griswold resets short track priorities, aims to handle ‘unfinished business’
Kristen Santos-Griswold has a new persepctive and renewed competitive spirit thanks to a very public disappointment in short track at the Beijing Games.
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Rugby World Cup: How to watch, TV and streaming schedule, highlights and results
Rugby World Cup: Tournament schedule, TV/streaming info for the premier event in women's union 15s, which begins this week in New Zealand.
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Brittney Griner visited in Russian prison by U.S. Embassy officials
Officials at the U.S. Embassy in Moscow visited jailed WNBA star Brittney Griner on Thursday, just weeks after a Russian court rejected her appeal of her nine-year sentence for drug possession.
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Portland Thorns win 2022 NWSL Championship, MVP Smith scores game winner
The Portland Thorns defeated the Kansas City Current to win the 2022 NWSL Championship. With the win, Portland becomes the first NWSL team to win three championship titles.
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2022 NWSL Championship: Portland Thorns vs. Kansas City preview, how to watch, history
A preview of the Portland Thorns vs. Kansas City Current in the 2022 NWSL Final, with details on how to watch on TV, historic significance for both teams and more.
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2022 TOTO Japan Classic: How to watch, who’s playing in LPGA’s return to Japan
After a two-year hiatus due the pandemic, the TOTO Japan Classic returns to the LPGA calendar for 2022 and will be a 72-hole event for the first time.
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Rugby World Cup: France, host New Zealand secure spots in semifinals
Winger Joanna Grisez notched a hat trick in France's win over Italy, and New Zealand trounced Wales to set up the first semifinal at the Rugby World Cup.
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‘Why not us?’: The Kansas City Current bought in to reach 2022 NWSL Championship
Ahead of their first appearance in the NWSL Championship, Kansas City Current players say their worst-to-first Cinderella story started during preseason.
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2022 NWSL Championship: How to watch, TV info, playoff results
The 2022 NWSL Playoffs get underway tonight with the Houston Dash vs. Kansas City Current and the San Diego Wave vs. the Chicago Red Stars.
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Sedona Prince ‘heartbroken’ as Oregon basketball career ends with elbow injury
Sedona Prince’s basketball career at Oregon has ended with a torn elbow ligament that will require surgery. The redshirt senior will pursue a pro career.
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Q+A: Alex Loera on journey to Kansas City, 2022 NWSL Championship
Ahead of the 2022 NWSL Championship, Alex Loera talked to On Her Turf about her rookie season with the Kansas City Current, her transition to pro soccer life, and more.
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Rugby World Cup: U.S. Eagles face undeniable challenges in efforts to play full time
For many U.S. players, the Rugby World Cup is a rare time to focus on their sport -- not the financial and logistical obstacles they face to play it.
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Kara Winger was at peace with her javelin career. Then came the podium performances
Kara Winger finished her javelin career on a high, winning world championship silver and setting a U.S. record, but she says the value has always been in the journey.
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Athletes Unlimited Basketball to feature more WNBA players for 2023 season
Athletes Unlimited announced its first signings for the 2023 basketball season, which includes 15 players with significant WNBA experience.
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Brittney Griner’s appeal rejected by Russian court, 9-year sentence upheld
A Russian court upheld the nine-year prison sentence handed to American basketball star Brittney Griner for drug possession, rejecting her appeal.
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Kansas City continues historic NWSL playoff run with 2-0 win over OL Reign
The Kansas City Current earned a spot in the 2022 NWSL Championship with a win against the OL Reign and goals from Alex Loera and Kristen Hamilton.
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Crystal Dunn sends Portland Thorns to 2022 NWSL Championship with stoppage time goal
The Portland Thorns clinched a spot in the 2022 NWSL Championship game with beautiful goals from Crystal Dunn and Rocky Rodríguez.
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Q+A: Sam Coffey on NWSL rookie season, USWNT debut and Yates report takeaways
Portland Thorns midfielder Sam Coffey spoke to On Her Turf about her rookie NWSL season, USWNT debut and -- following the Yates report release -- how fans can support the players.
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Iranian climber Elnaz Rekabi is latest female athlete at risk in home country
The case of Elnaz Rekabi - an Iranian climber who competed without hijab - has drawn comparisons to that of Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai.
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Q+A: Lo’eau LaBonta on KC’s success, iconic cellies and persevering through NWSL turmoil
Lo'eau LaBonta spoke to On Her Turf about Kansas City's historic NWSL season, how she persevered through turmoil, her iconic cellies and how long she plans to play pro soccer.
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PWHPA Explainer: Pro league status, Dream Gap Tour schedule, roster selection and more
PWHPA: How to watch the Dream Gap Tour, where plans for a new women's hockey league stand, the roster selection process, and more.
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Twenty-two NWSL players eligible for free agency after arbitration decision
An independent arbitrator ruled that 22 NWSL players are eligible for free agency, beginning immediately. The news was announced on Monday by the NWSL and NWSL Players Association. 
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The Sisterhood

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Episode 1: The Journey

With three weeks until UCA Cheerleading Nationals, the women of Seward Park Cheerleading on New York’s Lower East Side have to not only get their routine together in time but raise the money needed to get there.

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Episode 2: The Destination

The clock is running out on Seward Park’s prep time before UCA Nationals. With one week to go, the team gears up for their last tune up meet - only to have almost everything fall apart.

Hockey is for Her

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Engel-Natzke showing the way for women in hockey

From club hockey to the University of Wisconsin to the AHL's Hershey Bears, Emily Engel-Natzke has been blazing a trail and helping to show girls and women everywhere that hockey is for everyone.

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NHL, Isles fostering growth for women in hockey

Alexis Moed gives an inside look at her role as founder and president of the Islanders Girls Elite Hockey Program and talks about how the NHL Female Coaches Association Program is supporting women in the league.

LeadHER

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Diggins uses platform to combat climate change

American cross-country skier Jessie Diggins explains how her love for outdoor sports created her passion for fighting to protect our planet.

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Coyne Schofield pursuing gender equity in hockey

Kendall Coyne Schofield is out to prove that women deserve a place in the sport of hockey all the way up to the professional level.

On the Tee

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Lewis excited for future of golf, women in sports

Mom, golfer and advocate Stacy Lewis spoke with Troy Mullins at the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship about her daughter Chesnee and the future of golf.

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Mariah Stackhouse inspiring on the golf course

Ahead of the KPMGGolf Women’s PGA Championships, LPGA golfer Mariah Stackhouse talks about being able to use her platform to help encourage diversity in golf.