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U.S. freeskier Maggie Voisin Q+A: Two-time Olympian gets candid about grief, loss and finding motivation on the mountain
U.S. freeskier Maggie Voisin gets candid about grief and loss, lessons learned and perspective found at the Beijing Olympics.
Slopestyle gold medalist Zoi Sadowski-Synnott charges into X Games with big new trick and World Cup momentum
New Zealand snowboarder Zoi Sadowski-Synnott is bringing a big new trick and the momentum of a World Cup win into her title defense at X Games.
Q+A with Barbara Ann Cochran: 1972 Olympic gold medalist talks Mikaela Shiffrin, her role in history and the rise of U.S. women skiers
In the wake of Mikaela Shiffrin's 84th World Cup victory, 1972 Olympic gold medalist Barbara Ann Cochran reflects on the historic accomplishment and more.
Q+A: Paula Moltzan talks first World Cup podium, being Mikaela Shiffrin’s teammate and unconventional path to the U.S. Ski Team
U.S. ski racer Paula Moltzan talks about her breakthrough season, what it's like to be Mikaela Shiffrin’s teammate and her unconventional career path.
2023 Tournament of Champions: How to watch, who’s playing in the LPGA’s season opener
The LPGA kicks off its 74th season this week in Florida, where world No. 16 Danielle Kang looks to defend her title at the 2023 Tournament of Champions.
How to Watch the USWNT on Telemundo and Peacock: TV/live stream info, start time, for USWNT vs New Zealand
The U.S. Women’s National team faces New Zealand, the co-host nation of the 2023 Women’s World Cup, in a two-game series tonight and this Friday, January 20 in Spanish on Universo and Peacock....
WNBA great Maya Moore retires from basketball officially
Maya Moore has officially decided to retire from playing basketball.
2023 wish list: Top women’s sports storylines to follow in the new year
From the return of Brittney Griner to the FIFA Women’s World Cup to several GOAT watches, 2023 is chock full of storylines we can’t wait to see play out.
2022 Rivalry Series: Canada extends series vs. USA with OT win in Game 5
Danielle Serdachny scored with 2:44 left in overtime to lift Canada past the USA in Game 5 of the 2022-23 Rivalry Series on Monday night in Los Angeles.
2023 Women’s World Cup: Storylines to watch as USWNT prepares to take aim at historic three-peat
The U.S. Women’s National Team takes center stage in just seven short months, as they look to defend their 2019 title at the 2023 Women’s World Cup.
Emily Sweeney, Brittney Arndt notch podium finishes for Team USA at luge World Cup
Emily Sweeney notched her third luge podium this season, while Brittney Arndt earned the first-ever World Cup podium of her career Saturday in Park City.
Summer Britcher, Emily Sweeney find silver lining after narrowly missing podium in women’s doubles luge World Cup
Team USA's Summer Britcher and Emily Sweeney found the silver lining after finishing fourth in women's doubles luge World Cup for the third straight week.
Justine Wong-Orantes, Kelsey Robinson Cook sign on as League One Volleyball moves toward pro league launch
Kelsey Robinson Cook and Justine Wong-Orantes take the next step in making their dream of playing professional volleyball in the U.S. a reality with LOVB.
Brittney Griner says she’ll play basketball again
Brittney Griner said she's "grateful" to be back in the United States and plans on playing basketball again next season for the WNBA's Phoenix Mercury. Her comments came a week after she was released from a...
2022 Rivalry Series: Canada keeps series dreams alive with 3-2 win over USA
Sarah Nurse scored the go-ahead goal with less than five minutes remaining to secure Team Canada’s first win of the 2022-23 Rivalry Series, beating USA 3-2.
Summer Britcher, Emily Sweeney pushing for podiums and equality in women’s doubles luge
Summer Britcher and Emily Sweeney are combining talents for women's doubles luge ahead of its Olympic debut, but their goal is more equity in the sport.
Hallie Clarke taking rookie skeleton season by storm after switch to Team USA
Eighteen-year-old skeleton racer Hallie Clarke is taking her first World Cup season by storm after making the switch from Team Canada to Team USA.
Billie Moore, 1st US women’s Olympic basketball coach, dies
LOS ANGELES — Billie Moore, who coached the first U.S. Olympic women’s basketball team to a silver medal at the Montreal Games in 1976, has died. She was 79. UCLA, where Moore was the women’s head coach...
Study: WNBA still No. 1 in racial, gender hiring practices
The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport announced Wednesday that the WNBA received an A for its overall racial and gender practices for 2022.
Nneka Ogwumike elected to 3rd term as WNBA union president
Nneka Ogwumike will serve a third term as president of the WNBA Players Association after being re-elected.
‘I want to talk’: Griner opened up during her long trip home
WNBA star Brittney Griner didn't want any alone time as soon as she boarded a U.S. government plane that would bring her home.
A look at Brittney Griner’s career on, off basketball court
A timeline of key events in Brittney Griner's career on and off the basketball court:
Brittney Griner’s release celebrated by basketball world
Brittney Griner's loved ones and extended basketball family were ecstatic when news broke Thursday about her release from a Russian prison and that she was on her way back to the United States.
Griner in ‘good spirits’ in US after Russian prisoner swap
Brittney Griner returned to the United States Friday and was reunited with her wife nearly 10 months after her detention in Russia made the basketball star the most high-profile American jailed abroad and...
WNBA star Brittney Griner a generational talent on the court
WNBA star Brittney Griner's 10-month imprisonment in Russia on drug charges came to an end on Thursday, spreading relief and joy across sports world and beyond.
Griner’s home, but WNBA players still competing overseas
Brittney Griner is back in the United States after an arduous 10-month saga in Russia. Yet nearly half of her WNBA peers opted to compete abroad this winter to supplement their incomes.
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.
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.
Kaillie Humphries elevates another fresh U.S. face to podium status in two-woman bobsled World Cup
Kaillie Humphries extends her podium streak in the two-woman bobsled as U.S. push athlete, World Cup rookie and new mom Jasmine Jones marks a career first.
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.
‘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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
Connecticut Sun hires Stephanie White as head coach
The Connecticut Sun hired Stephanie White to be their new head coach on Monday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.

The Sisterhood


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.


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


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.


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.



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.


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


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.


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.